King’s Wholesale Tire to Carry Sentury Products
Sentury Tire Americas’ GroundSpeed tire line will now be available in California through King’s Tire Wholesale (KTW). KTW has multiple distribution centers in California that will provide tires to their many retail partners.
Sentury Opening Plant in Georgia
Sentury Tire is opening a $530 million manufacturing facility in LaGrange, Ga. “We are very happy to select LaGrange to the location of our North American manufacturing,” said Rami Helminen, Sentury Tire executive vice president. “The education systems and high quality workforce complement our leading edge technology in the production and research and development. We
Report: Sentury Building Tennessee Plant
Sentury Tire is considering setting up a manufacturing facility in the Memphis, Tenn., area, according to The Atlanta Business Chronicle. The proposed plant would cost $500 million and cover 545 to 560 acres. Construction is reportedly starting next year and by 2019 is expected to produce 50 million tires annually. Currently, Sentury provides the U.S.
Sentury to Build U.S. Factory, Hires Ex-Nokian VP to Lead Project
Qingdao Sentury Tire Co., Ltd. is reportedly investing millions of dollars to build a new factory in the U.S. that will be lead by a former Nokian vice president, according to Tyres & Accessories. Former Nokian vice president of car and van tires Rami Helminen left the company in November and has joined Sentury as