Founded on August 3, 1900, During the 1920s, Firestone produced the Oldfield tire, named for racing driver Barney Oldfield.In 1926, the company opened one of the world's biggest rubber plantations in Liberia, West Africa, spanning more than 1 million acres.The Memphis based TBC Corporation bought the brand in 2003 for 0 million.The deal did not involve the approximately 800 Sears Auto Centers that were adjacent to Sears department stores.Friends say Ford wanted to be near the ocean and picked Long Beach and suggested Firestone go to South Gate, California.The tiny community southeast of Downtown was mostly agriculture at the time and Firestone found 40 acres of beanfield to house his new manufacturing plant.
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1926 was also the year that the company opened its first Firestone Complete Auto Care store (Firestone Complete Auto Care is a division of Firestone that offers automotive maintenance and repair).
In 1927, Henry Ford and tire maven Harvey Firestone took a trip to Los Angeles to select locations for their new factories.
National Tire and Battery 4300 TBC Way Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33418 Phone Number: (561) 383-3100Fax Number: (561) 383-3149Website: Email: Email National Tire and Battery CEO: Erik Olsen CFO: Timothy J. Krcelic Sears, Roebuck and Company started National Tire and Battery (NTB) in 1997 by combining two of its Tire Brands: Tire America and National Tire Warehouse.
In 2003 NTB had 226 stores, 5 million in revenue, and million in profit.