LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The state of Arkansas has recognized Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s operations in Texarkana, Ark., with the state's Governor's Award in the large manufacturing exporter category.
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson cited Cooper for working aggressively to maintain quality and the international demand for its products, Cooper said.
The award was one of five presented to winning companies from the state on May 24 at an event held at the governor's mansion in Little Rock, hosted by the Arkansas District Export Council (ArDEC).
Cooper's Texarkana operations support product sales in Australia, Canada, China, Mexico, the United Kingdom and other nations. Established in 1964, the Texarkana tire plant produces passenger and light truck tires and employs approximately 2,000 workers.