Nokian Tyres Inc. has expanded its distribution network in North America, opening its seventh facility near Chicago.
Nokian Tyres Inc. is taking its message to football fans in Canada as the official sponsor of the NFL Canada through Super Bowl LIV in 2020.
This week’s announcement by Nokian Tyres plc that it was building a third tire plant may not have been a huge surprise. But how that plant will help the company increase sales in North America, and affect its product lineup, is sure to interest tire dealers.
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.
Nokian Tyres plc is bringing a new Hakkapeliitta tire to the winter tire market in 2017. Actually, it's offering two: the Hakkapeliitta 9 for passenger cars, and the Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV.
Nokian Tyres has designed an ultra-high performance tire with all-season durability specifically for the North American market. The new zLine will cover passenger cars as well as SUVs.
Nokian Tyres North America has hired Glen Hutson as territory manager for eight states: Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana. He will lead commercial sales and coordinate sales efforts in the region.
Nokian Tyres plc is opening its first distribution center in Canada, and the tire maker recently increased the capacity of its Albany, N.Y. warehouse by 150%. Nokian says it is experiencing strong year-over-year growth in both Canada and the U.S.
The announced reorganization of the passenger tire division at Nokian Tyres plc will have no effect on the tire company's operations in North America.
In the United States, Finland is perhaps best known as the home of Nokian tires.