Cooper tyre & Rubber Company — is an American tyre company focused on development and production of tyres for middle class cars and trucks. The company is headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. Distribution of products is provided by the network of dealers located in 10 countries around the world. The main feature of Cooper tyres is a low cost resource at about 100 000 km. Such high performance is achieved thanks to strict quality control at all stages of production. The history of Cooper tyre & Rubber Company began in 1914, when two brothers purchased the M & M Company located in Akron (Ohio, USA) and started to produce raw material for the tyre manufacture and repair kits. Today, Cooper tyre is independent, the eighth largest tyre manufacturer in the world. Cooper owns 60 factories in 13 countries, with more than 20,000 employees. The company also owns Avon tyres, Dean tyres, Kenda tyres, Mastercraft tyres, Starfire tyres, Oliver tyres, Mickey Thompson, Roadmaster, DickCepek, Dominator, Austone, Chengshan.