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Nokian Tyres Moves Some Production and Stock Out of Russia

Finland-based Nokian Tyres is shifting production of some of its key product lines from Russia to Finland and the United States to prepare for possible further sanctions following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the company said. According to Nokian, their business is one of many grappling with how to respond as Russian forces sweep across Ukraine,

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Nokian Tyres Opens New Illinois Warehouse

The new facility is double the size of the old warehouse and can store up to 600,000 tires.

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Independent Tire Dealer Focus: Craig Bruneel, Bruneel Point S Tire & Auto Service

Craig Bruneel, owner of 11 Bruneel Point S Tire & Auto Service stores in Idaho, takes pride in creating an environment where employees feel like they are working for the Bruneel Point S family.

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Nokian Heavy Tyres Acquires Finnish Heavy Equipment Wheel Company

Nokian Heavy Tyres is acquiring Finnish heavy equipment wheel company Levypyörä Oy, which serves OE manufacturers and aftermarket customers in forestry, agriculture and earthmoving applications.

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Nokian Tyres Adds to North American Leadership Team

Betsy Phillips will serve as Associate General Counsel for Nokian Tyres. Robert Kelley will serve as IT Director for the company’s Americas region.

Nokian Sweepstakes Deadline Approaching

Nokian Tyres’ “It’s a Beautiful Journey Sweepstakes” comes to a close on December 21. Now is the time for tire dealers enter to win.

Mark Earl to Lead Nokian Tyres Americas

Nokian Tyres today announced the appointment of Mark Earl as Vice President, Americas Business Area.

Nokian Heavy Tyres to Raise Tire Production by 50%

Nokian expects to increase production of heavy truck tires by 50% in the coming years.

Work Begins on New Nokian Plant

Site master planning is well underway for Nokian Tyres’ $360 million plant in Dayton, Tenn. Groundbreaking is expected to begin in August 2017.

Nokian Named Official Sponsor of NFL in Canada

As part of a continued focus to strengthen its brand presence across North America, Nokian Tyres is announcing a partnership with NFL Canada making the tiremaker the official sponsor of the NFL in Canada through Super Bowl LIV in 2020 “The partnership with NFL Canada is another example of Nokian Tyres investment in North America

Nokian Names Russian Operations Head Pantioukhov Interim CEO

Finland-based Nokian Tyres has named Andrei Pantioukhov interim CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2017. The general manager of Nokian’s Russian operations, Pantioukhov will replace current president and CEO Ari Lejtoranta, who announced his resignation in September. Pantioukhov has worked for Nokian since 2004 and will continue his role as general manager of Nokian’s Russian operations, in

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Nokian Tyres Launching Drive-Over Tire Monitoring System

In an effort to prevent tire-related accidents, Nokian Tyres has partnered with tire and service chain Vianor to launch the new tire monitoring technology, SnapSkan, in Finland. SnapSkan uses drive-over 3-D scanning technology to automatically measure tread depth while a camera identifies the vehicle using the registration number. When the scan in finished the driver can receive a tire