Nokian Tyres celebrates the opening of its first U.S. factory
Nokian Tyres celebrates the official opening of its North American production factory in Dayton, Tennessee.
The 77.000 mq complex is one of the most advanced tire production facilities in the industry. The company will making approximately four million tires per year at the factory once it reaches full capacity.
At that stage, the company will employ as many as 400 workers. The factory is currently in the trial production stage and will be ready to make tires for commercial use in early 2020.
Nokian Tyres has set a goal to double its North American sales in five years. The factory will help Nokian Tyres align its global production network to meet the demands of customers in other regions, freeing up capacity to tailor products to those markets and enrich responsiveness to its customers there.