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Cooper Tire and Rubber Adds 200 Employees

The Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. plant in Texarkana, Arkansas is hiring 200 new employees. The facility now has approximately 1,500 workers who produce 450 types of tires for passenger cars and light trucks.

The factory nearly closed in late 2008, but financial incentives from Arkansas and Texas helped keep it open.

The factory has a payroll of approximately $75 million annually.

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