Continental Tire North America has been a corporate partner in Barnesville, Ga., since its establishment in 1931 and continues to be a significant part of the economic picture of the community and the region. The company s facility is one of the largest manufacturing employers in Barnesville, employing approximately 450 employees working multiple shifts. The facility produces tire cord fabric for use in the manufacture of an array of vehicle tires. Tire cord fabric products includes polyester, nylon, aramid, aralon and fiberglass. Production capacity at the facility is in excess of 60 million pounds with manufacturing operations that include twisting, weaving and processing. The company has annual sales of approximately $100 million. Continental Tire North America is located in Barnesville.