Mitas’ new tire plant in Otrokovice, Czech Republic, was constructed in less than a year and is already producing radial agricultural tires at full capacity.
The tiremaker spent roughly CZK 1 billion to construct, transfer and modernize its production and can now produce 42,000 tons a year.
“The new plant in Otrokovice has reached full production, and Mitas’ North American factory already has the capacity to produce at full steam. Mitas is now ready to win on worldwide markets with top-quality and durable tires made at the most advanced tire factories in the world,” said Jaroslav Cechura, Mitas CEO. “Thanks to close cooperation and investments made in our other plants, we were able to optimize production capacity so the deliveries to our business partners during the process of transition were not affected.”
The construction of the new facility began in August 2012 and by the end of May 2013 the construction of the production hall was complete. The first tire was cured at the facility this past July.
Previously its production was located Continental Barum industrial park, where Mitas had rented space from Continental since 2004.