1/30/14 11:15 a.m.
Hercules Tire and Rubber Co. based in Findlay has been sold to a North Carolina company. The Courier is reporting that American Tire Distributors in Huntersville, North Carolina purchased Hercules for between $310 to $320 million. American Tire Distributor Senior Vice President of Marketing, Ron Sinclair said no immediate changes are planned at the Findlay operation saying that it will be studied for months.
Sinclair said, “We’re really excited about joining forces with Hercules.” William Berry, CEO for American Tire Distributors said, ” Hercules is a well-run company with an outstanding reputation in the industry.
Hercules employees 84 people in Findlay between their headquarters on U.S. 224 and their warehouse on Marion Twp. Rd. 212.