MADE IN AMERICA FOR
GENERATION AFTER GENERATION
Made in America from U.S. & foreign content
AMERICAN TIRES. GLOBAL PROGRESS.
Becoming an icon of American agricultural history is not an easy task. In the case of Firestone, it stretches back to the day in 1945 when the Firestone tire plant in Des Moines, lowa began to produce tires for the U.S. military. Today, that story continues as our Des Moines plant produces 600,000 tires every year that are shipped to 120 countries. It is a crucial provider to agriculture, forestry and construction industries around the world. But at no point have we ever lost sight of our primary focus - the American Farmer.
MAKING THE TIRES THAT HELP AMERICA FARM.
Farm equipment keeps getting bigger, increasing the burden on tires. Our engineers continue to develop tires that fit the changing need of the farmer, allowing for higher yields and maximization in the fields. And that is what keeps the American farmer going.
DES MOINES PLANT FACTS:
Builds tires from a rim diameter of 14"
up to 54" and everything in between
Produces AG, Forestry, Off
Road, and ATV tires
Only tire plant with pemanent Gold Level Malcom
Baldrige certification, awarded in 2016.
DES MOINES, IOWA - THE HOME OF FIRESTONE AG
Nearly 1,200 people work in our Des Moines plant. Some of them represent the fourth or fifth generation of their families to work in this 105-acre facility, which produces over 850,000 pounds of rubber every day. This makes us the #1 agricultural tire facility in the United States, and our worker´s contribution to American agriculture beyond question. If you would like to join us in Des Moines,check out open jobs here today.
Watch Now: Made in Des Moines, A Firestone Production
This series takes viewers inside the walls of the Firestone Ag tire plant in Des Moines, Iowa, for an exclusive look at what goes into building a high-quality, American made product. Since 1945, generations of Iowans have dedicated themselves to building tires that keep farmers moving in the field with as little interruption as possible. See and hear for yourself as some of those individuals share their first-hand experience at the plant and the pride they have for the hard work they take on daily right here in episode one of Made in Des Moines.
Now Available: Episode 2, The Building
In the second episode of the Made in Des Moines series, we explore how the Firestone Ag plant has withstood the test of time and continues to adapt with advancements made over the years. Hear from employees on important technology upgrades and process evolution. This is a story of change.