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‘Driven by the Demand of our Dealers’: Nokian Tyres Celebrates Opening of US Plant

Celebrating a milestone in expanding its North American presence, Nokian Tyres ushered in the grand opening of its first U.S. manufacturing facility at the start of this month.

Tennessee Tire Boom: A Closeup Look at this Automotive ‘Hot Bed’ and its Implications for the Tire Industry

Just as Akron, Ohio, was considered the rubber capital of the world, Tennessee is well on its way to become the automotive hub in the U.S.

Tennessee Auto Care Companies Host Roundtable with Sen. Marsha Blackburn

Executives from nine auto care industry companies met with U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.,to discuss the industry’s most pressing public policy priorities.

Nokian Tyres Tennessee Plant Creating Positive Change in the Community

Commercial production at the company’s first North American facility is scheduled to begin in 2020, but the factory has already created a positive economic impact for the community.

Paying $1 Per Tire, Memphis Collects 20,000 Tires on Program’s First Day

In an effort to get rid of tires illegally dumped on the streets of Memphis, Tennessee, the city created a Tire Redemption Program where residents can earn $1 for every tire they dispose of through the city.

Memphis tire redemption program
Hankook Tire Honored By Montgomery County Government for 77th Anniversary

Montgomery County, Tennessee Mayor Jim Durrett recently surprised those at the Hankook Tire Tennessee Plant with an official proclamation honoring the company’s history.

Construction Underway at Nokian Tyres’ Tennessee Factory

Nokian Tyres has made progress in its Dayton, Tennessee factory since its groundbreaking ceremony in September 2017.

Nokain Tyres Dayton Tennessee factory construction
Nokian Tyres Breaks Ground on New Tennessee Plant

As the warm September sunshine drenched the rolling hills of southeast Tennessee, executives from Nokian Tyres’ global organization joined Tennessee political leaders on Sept. 20 to break ground on the $360 million greenfield tire production facility in Dayton Tenn.

Nokian Tyres Tennessee Groundbreaking Photo
Marangoni Hosts U.S. Congresswoman Diane Black

Marangoni Tread North America hosted U.S. Congresswoman Diane Black during Made in America week at their headquarters in Madison, Tenn., to promote the retreading industry.

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 Building Plant In Tennessee

Nokian Tyres is building its first North America-based plant in Tennessee. The plant represents a $360 million investment from the tiremaker and is set to break ground in Dayton, Tenn., in early 2018.

TBC Moving Tenn. Distribution Center

TBC Corp. has outgrown its distribution center in southeast Memphis and has plans to start construction on a new facility in Rossville, Tenn., according to local media. According to TBC, construction on a 1.5 million-square-foot warehouse will start as soon as possible and the company will move into the new facility between December 2016 and