Michelin North America operates 18 plants in 16 locations andemploys 22,270 people. It manufactures and sells tires forairplanes, automobiles, farm equipment, heavy duty trucks,motorcycles, bicycles and the space shuttle. Michelin manufacturestires in six states: Alabama, Indiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, NorthCarolina and South Carolina. In addition, there are three plants inNova Scotia, Canada and one plant in Queretaro, Mexico. Two plantsspecialize in the manufacturing of semi-finished goods taking rawmaterials and turning them into components for the plants thatproduce tires, and one plant strictly produces synthetic rubber.Finished goods are produced in sixteen plants. Two sites produceretreads for trucking and one site produces retreads for theaircraft industry.
Globally Michelin produces tires for virtually every category ofthe tire market. Michelin North America offers: