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Boeing Names Goodyear a Supplier of the Year

Friday, April 19, 2013

Boeing Names Goodyear a Supplier of the Year

14:00 EDT Friday, April 19, 2013

Goodyear Receives Award For Exceptional Performance

SAN DIEGO, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company on April 18 presented The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) with a Boeing Supplier of the Year award for its exceptional performance and contributions to Boeing's overall success during 2012.

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Goodyear was one of 16 companies and one university to receive a Supplier of the Year award, which was presented during a ceremony at the San Diego Convention Center. Goodyear was selected from a pool of more than 23,000 Boeing suppliers from around the world.

"In today's challenging business environment, an agile supply chain that continuously delivers excellent performance is critical," said Jack House, vice president of Supplier Management for Boeing Defense, Space & Security and leader of Boeing's companywide Supplier Management program. "The suppliers receiving Supplier of the Year awards have demonstrated outstanding commitment to providing our customers with the best-value, highest-quality products and services, while meeting the customers' requirements and anticipating their needs for the future."

"Boeing has been a valued Goodyear customer for many years," said Pierre Jambon, vice president, Off-Highway Tires, Goodyear. "We are proud to receive the Boeing Supplier of the Year award. This is an important honor, and we look forward to maintaining a high level of excellence as we continue to supply our premium tires and services to Boeing."

The selection of the winning suppliers is based on statistical measurements of quality, on-time delivery, post-delivery support, cost and the ability to anticipate and respond to changing customer requirements, according to Boeing.

About Goodyear Aviation:The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is a leading supplier of aviation tires for commercial, military and general aviation aircraft. Operating a global business from its Akron, Ohio, headquarters, Goodyear manufactures aviation tires and retreads in the United States, Thailand, Brazil and The Netherlands. For more information about Goodyear Aviation tires, visit http://www.goodyearaviation.com.

SOURCE The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

For further information: Mike Manges, 330-796-6380, michael_manges@goodyear.com

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