FINDLAY, Ohio (Dec. 23, 2015) — Four of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s tires have received “Good Design” awards from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies for design excellence.
The winning tires — Discoverer STT Pro, SRX and UTS and Weather Master Ice 100 — were selected from several thousand entries from more than 47 countries, Findlay-based Cooper said.
“To have four outstanding products achieve the Good Design Award is a testament to Cooper's commitment to providing high quality products,” said Chuck Yurkovich, Cooper's senior vice president–global research and development.
“Our products are continuing to receive very positive reviews, and this is further validation that the work Cooper has been doing to create innovative products that perform is being recognized.”
The Discoverer STT Pro and SRX are produced in the U.S. while the Discoverer UTS and Weather Master Ice 100 are produced in China, according to Cooper.
The Good Design Award is a long-standing design award programs recognizing new consumer products designed and manufactured in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America. Cooper noted that the award is based on criteria including innovative design, new technologies, form, materials, construction, concept, function, utility, energy efficiency, and sensitivity to the environment.