Over the past seven years, Kenda Tire has established its tech center in North America, introduced its next generation of its PLT tire lines in the US and added tire testing equipment and technology that has helped the Taiwanese tiremaker become known for its tagline of “premium performance at a value price.” And according to
Icahn Automotive recently celebrated the opening of an updated technical training facility at Alfred State College of Technology.
After a nearly one year delay, Nexen Tire America breaks ground on its new tire technology center in Richfield, Ohio, yesterday. The $5 million, 34,000 sq.-ft. building will include offices, labs, test machines and a 3,000 sq.-ft. tire warehouse.
Kumho Tire USA has hired Brian Buckham as its new managing director at Kumho America Technical Center in Fairlawn, Ohio. “I have experience in rubber compounding, tread, mold cavity and tire construction design for OE and replacement, as well as managing sales and marketing teams,” said Buckham, who holds a degree in chemical engineering, plus an MBA.