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December 23, 1987 | Associated Press
B. F. Goodrich Co. said Tuesday that it plans to sell its 50% interest in Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Co. to an investor group for more than $225 million in cash plus warrants. The tire operation is being acquired by Clayton & Dubilier Inc., the New York-based investment firm that took Uniroyal Inc. private in 1985 after an unsuccessful takeover attempt by corporate raider Carl C. Icahn.
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December 23, 1987 | Associated Press
B. F. Goodrich Co. said Tuesday that it plans to sell its 50% interest in Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Co. to an investor group for more than $225 million in cash plus warrants. The tire operation is being acquired by Clayton & Dubilier Inc., the New York-based investment firm that took Uniroyal Inc. private in 1985 after an unsuccessful takeover attempt by corporate raider Carl C. Icahn.
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November 9, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
A Las Vegas man paralyzed when his pickup truck overturned because of a faulty tire has been awarded $7.6 million in a lawsuit against tire maker Uniroyal Inc., a unit of France's Michelin Group, in San Diego County Superior Court. . . . St. Louis-based McDonnell Douglas Corp. said it will spend $37 million on new automated machine tools to produce the C-17 cargo plane at its factory in Long Beach.
NEWS
June 1, 1986
The maker of a pesticide believed linked to skin rashes among 100 citrus workers in Tulare County said the product has been removed from the market "indefinitely." Uniroyal Inc. spokesman Yanis Bibelnieks said the miticide Omite CR will remain off the market while more data is gathered. "We are confident it's a safe and effective product," Bibelnieks said. "But by doing this it takes the pressure off the growers." A total of 104 workers from LoBue Bros.
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January 6, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Uniroyal Accused of Fraud: A union representing workers at a tire plant set to close later this year accused Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Co. of fraud in a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed in Wisconsin. The United Rubber Workers local for the Eau Claire, Wis., plant filed the suit in U.S. District Court in Madison. It seeks $145 million in damages plus triple the amount of actual damages allowed under a federal racketeering law.
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May 2, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Crompton & Knowles to Buy Uniroyal Chemical: The $1.4-billion acquisition seeks to protect the Stamford, Conn.-based dye maker from swings in the fashion industry. Uniroyal Chemical Corp.'s specialty chemicals--including agricultural chemicals, plastics additives and synthetic rubber--sell to a broader customer base. The acquisition will reunite Crompton & Knowles Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Vincent Calarco with a business he knows: He was president of Middlebury, Conn.
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January 28, 1986 | Associated Press
B. F. Goodrich Co., the nation's third-largest tire maker, and No. 5 Uniroyal Inc. announced today they have agreed to combine their tire businesses into a joint venture that they will own equally. The combination, which will have $2 billion in sales, will be the second-largest producer of automobile and light truck tires in North America, the companies said in a statement made available here. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is the biggest tire maker and Firestone Tire & Rubber Co.
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