The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Goodyear) is a manufacturer of tires. The Company, along with its United States and international subsidiaries and joint ventures, develops, manufactures, markets and distributes tires for applications. Goodyear also manufactures and markets rubber-related chemicals for various applications. The Company is an operator of commercial truck service and tire retreading centers. In addition, it operates more than 1,500 tire and auto service center outlets where it offers its products for retail sale and provides automotive repair and other services. The Company manufactures its products in 57 manufacturing facilities in 23 countries, including the United States. During the year ended December 31, 2009, Goodyear operated its business through four segments: North American Tire; Europe, Middle East and Africa Tire; Latin American Tire, and Asia Pacific Tire.