What does the B.F. in BF Goodrich stand for?

Answer The B.F. in BF Goodrich stands for Benjamin Franklin. No, not that Benjamin Franklin, but the founder of BF Goodrich tires. Benjamin Franklin Goodrich, born in 1841, started BF Goodrich Corporation... Read More »

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What does BF in BF Goodrich stand for?

The letters in BF Goodrich stand for Benjamin Franklin, the founder of BF Goodrich Company. He began his business making hoses for firefighters and bicycle tires. After he died, the company created... Read More »

Does Michelin Own BF Goodrich?

The Michelin Group, known officially as Manufacture Française des Pneumatiques Michelin, owns the trade name BFGoodrich. BFGoodrich is an autonomous corporation under the umbrella of the Michelin ... Read More »

Does Michelin make BF Goodrich tires?

Michelin manufactures BF Goodrich tires. After a business merger of Uniroyal and BF Goodrich Tire in the mid 1980s, Michelin purchased the Uniroyal-Goodrich Tire Co. in 1989, making it the largest ... Read More »

What Is the Parent Company of Goodrich Tires?

Like so many tire companies, the BF Goodrich brand is owned by another company. In 1988, Goodrich Corp. decided to exit the tire business and sold its automobile tire operations to Michelin.