Yokohama to Increase OTR Tire Production

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. plans to spend $45.5 million to expand production of off-the-road tires at an Alliance Tire Group plant in India. By the end of 2019 the company says production capacity at the site will increase more than 60%, to 91,700 tons.  


Goodyear Expands Tire Factory in China

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has broken ground on a $485 million expansion of its state-of-the-art tire factory in Pulandian, Dalian, China. Goodyear Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President Richard Kramer took part in a ceremony with Lu Lin, deputy mayor of Dalian, China.

Bridgestone is expanding its only tire plant in Canada - in Joliette, Quebec.

Bridgestone To Increase Production at Canadian Plant

Bridgestone Canada Inc. is expanding its Canadian passenger and light truck tire manufacturing facility in Joliette, Quebec, as part of a five-year investment that could total upwards of 300 million Canadian dollars (approximately $250 million). The expansion will help increase plant capacity by 3,000 tires a day.

Yokohama will spend about 3.7 billion yen to expand its largest consumer tire plant in Shinshiro, Japan.

Yokohama Is Expanding Its Largest Consumer Tire Plant

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. plans to expand its plant in Shinshiro City, Japan, to increase consumer tire production capacity. Construction is to begin in May 2016 and tire production is scheduled to start in June 2017.

Continental Tire the Americas has broken ground on the planned expansion of its Sumter, S.C. plant. Construction is expected to last nine months.

Continental begins Sumter plant expansion

Continental Tire the Americas LLC has broken ground on the planned expansion of its Sumter, S.C. tire plant, which will increase the facility's tire production capacity from approximately 4 million units by 2016 to approximately 8 million units by 2021.


Continental's NAFTA tire sales rebound

Continental Corp.’s tire sales are up for the first half of 2015, and to help strengthen its supply chain the company is planning to nearly triple the capacity of its passenger and light truck tire plant in Hefei, China.

Centric Parts has doubled the size of its brake caliper remanufacturing operations in Carson, Calif.

Centric Parts doubles caliper reman capacity

Centric Parts, a North American manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake components and systems, has doubled its brake caliper remanufacturing operations in response to heavy customer demand.


Apollo board approves expansion plans

Apollo Tyres Ltd. announced its board of directors approved projects at two tire plants and authorized the company to issue securities to raise funds for the projects at its July 2, 2014, meeting.

The Toyo Georgia plant Phase IV groundbreaking ceremony took place Dec 6, 2013. (Left-to-right): James Jarrett, chairman, Bartow/Cartersville Joint Development Authority; Steve Taylor, Bartow County Commissioner; Honorable Nathan Deal, Governor of Georgia; Jim Hawk and Tatsuya Doi, Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc.; Matt Santini, mayor of Cartersville; Chris Carr, commissioner, Georgia Dept of Economic Development; and Gretchen Corbin, commissioner, Georgia Department of Community Affairs.

Toyo begins $371 million Ga. plant expansion

Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. has broken ground on a project to expand production capacity at its Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing, Inc. (TNA) plant in White, Ga. The $371 million project will add 700,000 square feet to the 2-million-square-foot tire manufacturing plant.

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