UPDATED: Chinese Tire Maker Wanli Plans U.S. Factory

A committee of South Carolina lawmakers is considering issuing $40.5 million in bonds as an incentive to support the construction of a tire manufacturing plant by Wanli Tire Corp. Ltd. The company says the first phase of construction will include a capacity of 6 million consumer tires annually.

This rendering shows the Dayton, Tennessee, site where Nokian will build its first factory dedicated to the North American market.

Nokian Plans U.S. Tire Factory

Nokian Tyres Inc. is building a factory in the U.S. to produce passenger car, SUV and light truck tires. The plant, to be located in southeast Tennessee, will have an initial capacity to produce 4 million tires annually, and the site also will house a distribution center.

The tires produced at the plant in Thailand are destined for the Thai and Asian Pacific markets.

Continental Picks Thailand for New Tire Plant

Continental AG plans to build its sixth tire production plant in the Asia Pacific region, and its first in Thailand. The construction of the plant is to begin later this year, and production will start in 2019.

The Kumho Tire Georgia era has officially begun following a grand opening ceremony on May 2, 2016.

Kumho Tire Production Begins in Georgia

Kumho Tire Co. Inc. celebrated its long-awaited leap into the U.S. manufacturing sector, and its new American hometown in Macon, Ga., with the grand opening of its passenger tire plant on May 2, 2016.

Camso says its newly constructed plant in Vietnam will help improve the company's competitiveness.

Camso Opens a Plant in Vietnam

Camso Inc. has opened a solid tire manufacturing plant in Vietnam. The approximately 247,500-square foot-facility was built in 14 months.

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said, "We believe this could be the center of Continental's universe in North America."

Continental Expects to Break Ground for New Plant in a Few Months

Continental Tire the Americas LLC expects to break ground for a $1.4 billion commercial vehicle tire plant in Mississippi in a few months. The new plant will be located at a greenfield site in Hinds County off of Interstate 20, two miles from Clinton and 20 miles from Jackson.

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