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Goodyear Named Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovator

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Goodyear has picked up another award, on top of the Time Magazine and Popular Mechanic. This time around, it is named a Thomson Reuters 2012 Top Global Innovator, an award that Goodyear has picked up for 2 years consecutively. Each year, Thomson Reuters honors organizations around the world based on a series of proprietary patent-related metrics. This year, Goodyear has launched the Air Maintenance Technology,  which Chief Technology Officer Joseph Zekoski proudly said, “whether it’s the innovative tread zones and evolving traction grooves in the Goodyear Assurance TripleTred All-Season tire or future breakthroughs such as Air Maintenance Technology, Goodyear is leading with innovative products that consumers need and want.”

For full listing of Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator, visit their site at Top 100 Innovators.

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SHAH ALAM, 6 DECEMBER 2012 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company was named a Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator today, recognizing its achievements as one of the world’s most innovative companies. This is the second year in a row that Goodyear has been recognized by Thomson Reuters, which honors organizations around the world based on a series of proprietary patent-related metrics.

“This recognition is further evidence that Goodyear is continuing its drive as the tire industry’s innovation leader,” stated Chief Technology Officer Joseph Zekoski. “Whether it’s the innovative tread zones and evolving traction grooves in the Goodyear Assurance TripleTred All-Season tire or future breakthroughs such as Air Maintenance Technology, Goodyear is leading with innovative products that consumers need and want.”

“Innovation is the foundation for economic prosperity and technological advancement,” said David Brown, managing director, Thomson Reuters IP Solutions. “We congratulate the Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator companies and their leaders for recognizing the important role innovation plays in the successes of today and of tomorrow.”

To view the full report on the Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator program, go to www.top100innovators.com.

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Source: Goodyear

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