The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association has added Singapore-based Giti Tire (USA) Ltd as a new member.
The USTMA board of directors unanimously approved the company’s membership at the association’s spring board meeting.
Tire manufacturers that produce tires in the U.S are eligible for USTMA membership. Giti began tire production at its new Richburg, South Carolina facility last October. The company’s U.S. headquarters is in Rancho Cucamonga, California.
“We are pleased to have Giti join our organization,” said Anne Forristall Luke, USTMA president and CEO. “Giti’s investment in adding operations in the U.S. is a demonstration of the strength and appeal of this market.”
USTMA’s member companies include: Bridgestone Americas, Inc., Continental Tire the Americas, LLC, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Hankook Tire America Corp., Kumho Tire U.S.A., Inc., Michelin North America, Inc., Pirelli Tire North America, Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc., Yokohama Tire Corporation, and now Giti Tire (USA) Ltd.