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Posted in News on September 16, 2014
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Toyo Open Country A/T Ii To Be Used As Oe Tire For The Ford F-250 And F-350
Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. announces that the company’s Open Country A/T II SUV tire produced by U.S. subsidiary Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing has been adopted as an original equipment tire for the Ford F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks. This is the first time a Toyo North America–produced tire has been adopted as OE by an American carmaker.

U.S. tire sales subsidiary Toyo Tire USA launched sale of the OPAT II as a replacement tire in August 2012, and in less than one year the tire became a hit product with sales in excess of 1 million units.

Rigid Industries Led Lighting Wins Large Business Of The Year Award
Rigid Industries LED Lighting wins the Large Business of the Year Award. The Gilbert, Arizona, Chamber of Commerce announced the businesses and individuals nominated by their peers for recognition at the Eighth Annual Business Awards Luncheon on June 18, 2014. Other nominees in this category were Mercy Gilbert Medical Center and Southwest Airlines.

Jason Christiansen, CEO of Rigid Industries, firmly believes that when great people get together, great things happen. “It is an honor to be nominated alongside the many great leaders of the community. I’m humbled by the experience and thank the many brilliant people who have made Rigid Industries what it has become today.”

Rigid Industries is a full-service manufacturing facility for industry-leading forward projection LED lighting products. It designs, engineers and assembles all products in Gilbert, Arizona. Rigid Industries has seen more than 1,900 percent growth and increased staff from 9 to 210 employees since January 2010.

This was Rigid Industries LED Lighting’s first time to receive the Large Business Award.

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