DOTHAN, Ala. (May 14, 2004) — Michelin North America Inc.'s Dothan plant has been named Alabama Manufacturer of the Year by the Business Council of Alabama, the tire maker said.
The tire plant won in the “large” category—for those with more than 300 employees. Michelin said the awards are given to manufacturing enterprises that show excellence in leadership, performance, profitability and work force relations.
“This award is indicative of the hard work of all of our employees and the strong commitment to quality, safety and excellent products of our company,” said Gary Rheingans, Dothan facility manager.
The plant makes Michelin light truck and sport-utility vehicle tires for both original equipment and replacement markets.