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Company nameCompagnie Générale des Établissements Michelin SCA
Company typePublicly traded Société en commandite par actions (Euronext - ML)
IndustryManufacturing, publishing
Key peopleMichel Rollier (General partner and CEO), Eric Bourdais de Charbonnière (Chairman of the supervisory board)
ProductsTyres, travel assistance services
Revenue-17.89 billion (2010)
Operating income-1.695 billion (2010)
Net income-1.048 billion (2010)
Total assets-19.66 billion (end 2010)
Total equity-8.127 billion (end 2010)
Employees111,100 (end 2010)

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Michelin (-frmiʃlɛ̃; -enˈmɪʃəlɪnlang or /ˈmɪtʃəlɪn/; full name: ) is a tyre

manufacturer based in Clermont-Ferrand in the Auvergne région of France. It is one of the two largest tyre manufacturers in the world along with Bridgestone. In addition to the Michelin brand, it also owns the BFGoodrich, Kleber, Riken, Kormoran and Uniroyal (in North America) tyre brands. It is also notable for its Red and Green travel guides, its roadmaps, the Michelin stars that the Red Guide awards to restaurants for their cooking, and for its company mascot Bibendum, colloquially known as the Michelin Man.

Among Michelin's numerous inventions, there is the removable tyre, the « pneurail » (a tyre for trains made to run on rails) and the radial tyre now found on all modern "green tyres" that reduce fuel consumption.

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