EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has purchased an Evansville-based company that’s one of the Midwest’s largest tire and service companies.
Goodyear announced Monday it had bought Raben Tire Company in a stock deal that includes all of Raben Tire’s businesses.
Company spokeswoman Barbara Hatala says Raben will continue to operate with its own name for the immediate future.
The Evansville Courier & Press reports that Raben was founded in Evansville in 1952 and now includes more than 30 tire and service locations, multiple retread production plants, a specialty tire house and wholesale distribution centers.