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NSBI approves innovation rebate for Michelin

Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) has approved a business development incentive in the form of an innovation rebate for Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. Since 1971, Michelin’s Pictou County site has been home to the company’s second-largest rubber-mixing operation. The facility also produces passenger-car and light-truck tires, curing membranes and houses corporate offices. Michelin North […]

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Pulling together

The rainy weather on Saturday morning didn’t stop Pictou County from pulling together — literally — as the United Way Pulling for Change event started up after a half hour delay. With 11 teams registering for this year’s event, participation may have been slightly down but the soggy weather didn’t dampen the spirits of participants […]

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Tire building project extended at Michelin in Granton

GRANTON – Good news for Pictou County from Michelin: Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. today announced an additional two years of tire building at its Granton plant to meet consumer demand for winter products. Initially, the MICHELIN® Latitude® X-Ice® Xi2™ winter tire project was announced in March 2016 for a period of two years; it […]

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Came for the opportunity, stayed for the people

To the Editor: Later this summer, Michelin will celebrate 45-years of tire building at our Granton and Bridgewater sites, which built the very first Michelin tires in North America for North American drivers. In the early ’70s, Michelin arrived to set up its manufacturing sites in Nova Scotia and we were made to feel instantly […]

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