Vulcanized rubber has lead into many of the present days’ things. It has been used in cars, watches, shoes, and even tank tracks. This special rubber created by one man, Charles Goodyear, has impacted the world on a global scale. The rubber itself has been used nearly everywhere in the place of ordinary, frail, rubber. It has been turned into small things such as children’s’ toys, to larger things such as shoes and airplane tires. Even the Goodyear Tire Company, was name after the founder and inventor of vulcanization, Charles Goodyear.