The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company was founded in 1898 when 38-year-old Frank Seiberling bought an abandoned strawboard factory on the banks of the Little Cuyahoga River in Akron, Ohio. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company was named in honour of Charles Goodyear, who discovered the rubber vulcanization process in 1839.
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Created in 1962 Havaianas the iconic Brazilian flip flop brand is known all over the world for their incredibly comfortable and stylish flip flops. Originally inspired by the traditional Japanese Zori made of rice and cloth Havaianas made rubber flip flops retaining the rice pattern sole as a link back to the ancient sandals.