Cooper tire & Rubber Company — is an American tire company focused on development and production of tires 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 tires 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 tire & 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 tire manufacture and repair kits. Today, Cooper tire is independent, the eighth largest tire manufacturer in the world. Cooper owns 60 factories in 13 countries, with more than 20,000 employees. The company also owns Avon tires, Dean tires, Kenda tires, Mastercraft tires, Starfire tires, Oliver tires, Mickey Thompson, Roadmaster, DickCepek, Dominator, Austone, Chengshan.