Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions has hired Alex (Javier) Jaramillo as an inside sales/customer service representative. Jaramillo is a bi-lingual OEM wheel expert who will work with the company’s growing Spanish speaking clientele.
Jukka Moisio will take over as CEO and president of Nokian Tyres plc, replacing Hille Korhonen, who has lead the company for three years and previously served on its board of directors.
Starting July 1, Zhongce Rubber Group Co. Ltd. (ZC Rubber) is extending the warranty on its Westlake, Goodride, Chaoyang, Trazano and Yartu brand tires to five years.
One month after Balkrishna Industries Ltd. reopened its five plants in India, the company is once again manufacturing tires at near maximum capacity.
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. posted a loss of 258 million yen (approximately $2.4 million) during the first quarter of 2020 – after sales dropped by 13.6% due to COVID-19. Operating profit nearly vanished on a decline of 90.4%.