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Charles Goodyear and Goodyear Tire Company

“Life,” Charles Goodyear wrote, “should not be estimated exclusively by the standard of dollars and cents. I am not disposed to complain that I have planted and others have gathered the fruits. A man has cause for regret only when he sows and no one reaps.” Modern humanity has reaped the benefits of his genius and experimentations. Rubber products act as tires, hoses, flooring, doormats, nonslip surfaces, wires covering, phone protectors, door stops, jar-lid gaskets and many more modern products.

Today’s Goodyear Rubber is an agile modern firm that excels in technological innovations. In the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s Eagle-360 concept tire has been named one of Time magazine’s “Best Inventions of the Year 2016.” The Goodyear Eagle-360 is a spherical-shaped design concept tire that would provide self-driving cars ultimate maneuverability, connectivity and biomimicry to increase safety. The tire's tread pattern mimics brain coral and is designed with multidirectional blocks and groves that work to work to ensure safe contact with the ground. Goodyear tire has 15 Billion Dollars in sales and a family of brands that include Goodyear, Sava, Kelly, Dunlap and Fulda. Goodyear manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 21 countries. It has marketing operations in almost every country around the world.

Take a Tumble on Our Safety Playground Tiles

As a parent, it’s your job to fret. Kids can be reckless, rambunctious creatures that get into all kinds of trouble. With our spongy and absorbent playground surfacing, the jungle gym is one place where you will not have to worry when your child takes a tumble. Our “Eco-Safety” playground tiles come in 2.5 inches and 3 inches thicknesses to ensure any roughhousing on the playground won’t take a nasty turn. These robust and pliable tiles feature a waffled bottom that leaves air pockets underneath to distribute forceful impacts when they occur. This allows the “Eco-Safety 2.5-inch” to support falls up to 6 feet, and the 3-inch tiles to support falls from 7 feet! If your toddler is prone to jumping first and asking questions later, you will not have to anxiously fret with protective and forgiving flooring like ours!

If you’ve ever looked at playground matting, you might’ve noticed its crumb-like texture. Our “Eco-Safety” tiles are composed of recycled rubber tires, which are crumbled and reformed to create our extra-durable products! The playground tiles also contain traces of EPDM rubber, creating a rubber compound aptly equipped for outdoor environments. The mats can be utilized indoors or outdoors, weathering UV radiation, ozone, and moisture. The “Eco-Sport” tiles also come in a wide variety of colors, with our 3-inch mats in speckled blue steel and candy corn and our 2.5-inch mats featured in coal, blue, green, and terra cotta. The vivid and colorful flooring will make the perfect addition to any playground, fostering a fun and exciting environment for kids to run around carefree. Ease your conscience with support from our thick and long-lasting playground safety tiles!

Join Us in Celebrating Goodyear’s 125th Anniversary!

2023 marks the 125th year since the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company was founded. The company’s founder, Frank Seiberling, named his company after Charles Goodyear, the inventor of vulcanized rubber. And the name has stuck ever since.

In 1898, Frank Seiberling opened the first Goodyear factory in Akron, Ohio, focusing mainly on manufacturing bicycle and carriage tires. In 1901, Goodyear produced its first automobile tires for Henry Ford, who was manufacturing race cars. As the automobile industry grew and rubber’s demand increased, so did the popularity of Goodyear’s tires.

With 125 impressive years under Goodyear’s belt, join us here at Rubber-Cal in celebrating this momentous occasion. Over a century of innovation, ingenuity, and effort has kept the Goodyear company at the fore of the rubber industry. Goodyear does important work in continuing to popularize, as well as develop, rubber—not just as a finished product but as a basic material, too.

Here's to Goodyear. What a ride it has been, and continues to be.