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Nokian to Open Distribution Center Near Quebec

In an effort to expand its distribution in North America, Finland-based Nokian Tyres is opening its first distribution center in Canada, located near Montreal, Quebec, in September. “Expanding our distribution network, especially in Canada, is an important step as we increase operations throughout North America,” said Tommi Heinonen, president of Nokian Tyres North America. “We

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Pirelli Bringing Truck Tires to US

Pirelli Tyre S.p.A. is bringing a line of truck tires to North America. The tiremaker announced the new tire line and its new business entity, TP Commercial Solutions LLC, during the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., on March 31. The move to bring Pirelli to the NAFTA region was a corporate decision and was

Trelleborg Expanding in North American with New SC Facility

Trelleborg Wheel Systems Americas inaugurated its first North American manufacturing facility on Jan. 27, and announced plans to expand in the North American market. “North America is the largest agricultural market in the world and it is highly attractive for us,” said Paolo Pompei, president of agricultural and forestry tires for Trelleborg. “Demand for extra-large

Conti Offers New On/Off Road Commercial Option

Continental Tire the Americas has released a new on/off road commercial tire for the North American market—the HDC1 HT. The tire was designed for use in severe service applications such as construction, mining, oil fields and logging, the company said. “We anticipate those who depend on their trucks to operate every day in mud, snow,

Pirelli Sees Positive First Half

Pirelli & C SpA reported roughly €3.17 billion in sales, a 6.4% increase year-over-year, for the first half of 2015. The company also reported its operating income (EBIT) increased 4.8% to €446.6 million and net profit rose 10% to €211.4 million. The company reported an overall 10.2% increase in its consumer tire business, but a