Inside the building of Yokohama Tire’s Mississippi commercial tire plant

Yokohama Tire has opened its first new U.S. based commercial tire manufacturing facility in West Point, MS. The plant, which cost $300 million to build, will eventually produce 1 million tires annually and employ as many as 2,000. The hope is that the majority of commercial tires sold in North America will eventually be manufacturing in Mississippi.

For more on the plant opening, read Yokohama takes wraps of off Mississippi's star

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