Posted on June 22, 2015

Michelin Supports Removal Of Confederate Flag From S.C. Capitol Grounds

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Statement from Pete Selleck, Chairman and President, Michelin North America, concerning Gov. Haley's proposal to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Capitol grounds:

"We continue to grieve for the families of the victims of the Charleston shootings, for the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church community, for our state and for our nation. We respect this time of mourning and know that healing will not come easily for those personally affected by this tragedy. Michelin applauds Governor Haley's call to remove the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds and agrees that the flag must be immediately removed. We are ready to support our elected officials as they take the necessary steps to do so."

 

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Michelin, the leading mobility company, is working with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing its expertise to new markets, the company is investing in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide variety of industries — from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 22,500 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada. (michelinman.com