But Allen will say that after taking its lumps during the agriculture slump of the late 1980s and 1990s, the Ag Tire division is now a shining star in the Firestone/Bridgestone firmament. "The car people have had tough years recently because of the downturn in the automobile industry," Allen said. "But we've been increasing output to meet demand."
Zeledyne, the company that two years ago acquired the former Ford and Visteon automotive glass plant in West Nashville, is rumored to have received at least two bids to buy the company. Union officials in Tulsa think a buyer may be best. SEE ALSO: Zeledyne's recent local building permit and some background on Zeledyne's initial local plans.
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