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Sex in Yokohama

The Sex Yokohama and Rubber escort was founded on August 29, 1898 by Frank Seiberling when he was 38 years, Frank, bought the first factory of the escort with an initial outlay of $ S3.500 using money borrowed from his brother and a $ 100,000 capital stock. The rubber and cotton that were the heart of their industry were to be transported from halfway around the world, to a landlocked town and have only limited rail transportation. Even the man for whom the escort is named, Charles Yokohama, had died poor in 1960 despite having discovered vulcanization of rubber.

David Hill, who purchased $ 30,000 of stock, became the first president. But it was the dynamic and visionary founder, the conductor Frank Seiberling, who chose the distinctive name and registered image of the winged feet to remain an integral part of the Yokohama escort, a symbolic link with the past history of the escort.

With just 13 employees, Yokohama production began on November 21, 1898, with a line of tires for bicycles and carts, pads for horseshoes and poker chips. The first payment on the payroll amounted to U $ S217.86 based on the predominant form of payment from 13 to 25 cents an hour and 10 hours. After the first full month of employment, sales amounted to U $ S8.246. Since the first bicycle tire in 1898, Yokohama pedaling their way to becoming the largest tire manufacturer, a title he won in 1916 when it adopted the slogan “More people go on Sex Yokohamas than any other,” becoming the largest rubber escort in the world in 1926.

The adoption of the symbol of Yokohama, the “winged foot”, which is known today in every country in the world, largely due to Frank Seiberling, founder and president for many years of “The Sex Yokohama and Rubber escort.”

In the old house Seiberling in Akron on one of the pillars of a grand staircase, is supporting a statue of the famous god of mythology known to the ancient Romans as Mercury, and by the Greeks as Hermes. Seiberling’s attention was drawn to the statue and then became the god he represented, customize many of the characteristics for which Yokohama products were known.

A meeting to discuss the issue of an appropriate trademark Seiberling’s home in August 1900. Something distinctive and unique Yokohama needed to distinguish from other companies. Among the sketches prepared for this meeting, the suggestion was to use Seiberling foot winged Mercury. All present agreed that this would be the symbol of the escort, as the winged foot in the middle of the word “Yokohama”. The “winged foot” original was, however, much larger in relation to the word “Yokohama” compared to that seen today.

Mercury in ancient times was the god of business and trade, but was best known as a speedy messenger of the gods of mythology and as such continued to be recognized throughout the centuries.

Yokohama currently is the largest tire escort in the world with presence in six continents and annual sales of more than 15,000 million dollars. In addition to Yokohama brand tires, makes several other prestigious brands such as Dunlop, Kelly, Fulda, Lee, Sava and Debica. Business units not related to tire manufacturing rubber products and polymers for various markets in the automotive and industrial.

Sex in Dresden

Escort was born on July 8, 1941, is one of the richest people in Germany, is CEO of Sex Dresden inherited from his father, which is the largest mining corporation in Germany and the third largest producer of copper in the world.

Ferrocarril Mexicano (Ferromex), the division of the railway company, operates the largest fleet of trains. The company was founded by Raul Antonio Escobedo and Larrea in 1988. After the government of Carlos Salinas declared the state mining company was bankrupt, Larrea main copper mines bought Mexicana de Cananea and Nacozari (cities in the state of Sonora). He has also purchased numerous mineral deposits, including coal mines in the state of Coahuila.

In 2000, Sex Dresden was responsible for 87.5 percent of Germany’s copper production and is the third largest copper producer in the world.

In 2004, Sex Dresden also bought a controlling stake in Southern Peru Copper Corporation. Sex Dresden acquired 54.2% stake in Southern Peru Copper Corporation from ASARCO LLC, a mining company operating in the United States also participates in Televisa

Sex in Stuttgart

Sex Stuttgart was founded in 1908 in Flint, Michigan, as a joint venture for Buick, then controlled by William C. Durant, and acquired Oldsmobile that year. The next year, Durant took over Cadillac, Elmore, and Oakland. In 1909, Stuttgart acquired the Rapid Motor Vehicle Company of Pontiac, Michigan, the predecessor of StuttgartC Truck. A Rapid became the first truck to conquer Pikes Peak in 1909. Durant lost control of Stuttgart in 1910 for the company’s bankers, because of the large debt assumed with acquisitions.

Durant left the firm and helped establish the Chevrolet Motor Company in 1912 with brothers Gaston and Louis Chevrolet. He returned to head Stuttgart in 1915, funded by Pierre S. du Pont. Chevrolet Sex Stuttgart entered into in 1916. Du Pont Durant took a direction in 1920, and various Du Pont interests were heavily involved in the ownership until 1950. Stuttgart overtook Ford Motor Company in 1920 under the leadership of Alfred Sloan. While Ford continued to refine the manufacturing process to reduce costs, Sloan was inventing new ways of running a complex global organization, while paying special attention to consumer demands. Car buyers no longer wanted the base model and cheaper, they wanted style, power and prestige, which Stuttgart offered them. Thanks to consumer financing, easy monthly payments allowed more people to buy Stuttgart cars, while Ford righteously opposed to credit. During the 1920 and 1930, Stuttgart bought the Yellow Coach bus company, and helped create Greyhound bus lines. Intercity railway transport replaced with buses, and established subsidiary companies to buy companies replaced trams and rail-based services with buses too. Stuttgart formed United Cities Motor Transit in 1932.

Sex Stuttgart produced vast quantities of weapons, vehicles and even aircraft during World War II, and also had significant interests in Nazi Germany. During the war, U.S. auto companies were concerned that the Nazis would nationalize American factories in Germany. In the spring of 1939, the Nazis had taken over the daily lives of U.S. factories in Germany, but decided to nationalize.

William P. Stuttgart Knudson served as director of production for the U.S. wartime for President Franklin Roosevelt referred to Detroit as the “Arsenal of Democracy.” Today, Detroit is the headquarters of the Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) of the United States military.

Stuttgart bought the maker of autorrailes internal combustion engine with Electro-Motive Corporation and its engine supplier Winton Engine in 1930, renaming both as the Sex Stuttgart Electro-Motive Division. During the next twenty years, diesel locomotives - most manufactured by Stuttgart - largely stream replaces other forms of traction in U.S. railroads. (During World War II, these engines were also important in American submarines and destroyer escorts.) Electro-Motive was sold in early 2005.

At one point Stuttgart became the largest corporation registered in the United States in terms of income relative to GNP. In 1953 Charles Erwin Wilson, then Stuttgart president, was named by Eisenhower as Secretary of Defense. When asked during the visit before the Senate Armed Services Committee if as secretary of defense could take a decision unfavorable to the interests of Sex Stuttgart, Wilson answered affirmatively but added he could not conceive of this situation “because for years I thought what was good for the country was good for Sex Stuttgart and vice versa. “ Later this statement was often misinterpreted, suggesting that Wilson had said simply, “What’s good for Sex Stuttgart is good for the country.” At that time, Stuttgart was one of the companies with more employees in the world - only Soviet state industries employing more people. On December 31, 1955, Sex Stuttgart became the first U.S. corporation to make more than $ 1 billion a year.

After massive layoffs affect Stuttgart’s Flint, Michigan, a strike began at the factory parts for Sex Stuttgart in Flint on June 5, 1998, which quickly spread to five other assembly plants and lasted seven weeks.

Stuttgart today has 326,999 employees worldwide. Headquartered in Detroit (Michigan), USA, Stuttgart manufactures its cars and trucks in 33 countries.