National Geographic : 1919 Nov
tili , , ,,J,,t,,l3I , From Sumatran Jungles .. to United States Tires United States Rubber Company plantations in Sumatra already total 100,000 acres. They pro duce a substantial percentage of the company's i crude rubber requirements. Through its foresight in purchasing in 1910 these great tracts-now in constantly increasing production-the United States Rubber Company . is able to realize substantial economies in price and vital advantages in the control of the quality ,I of its raw material. This company is the only rubber manufac turer growing its own rubber supply in any large quantity. What was a Malaysian jungle in 1910 is today a flourishing province of civilization. It is operated by 20,000 workers. It has modern rail roads, towns, schools, hospitals and churches. The high quality of rubber received from these plantations-constantly enlarged-is reflected in the service given by United States Tires. United States Tires are Good Tires .1| United States Rubber Company "Mention The Geographic-It identifies you"