Triangle Tire Tire USA says its four manufacturing plants are now operating near full capacity after a lull created by the Chinese New Year and subsequent coronavirus shutdown.
“With much uncertainty about how the coronavirus pandemic will affect global tire production, we are grateful that the four Triangle plants are now operating at above 90% capacity,” says Manny Cicero, CEO of Triangle Tire USA.
“Our main concern remains the health and welfare of all Triangle team members worldwide and that of our customers’ employees and families. We are thankful, nevertheless, that our production is up and running.”
Cicero says there are numerous containers of Triangle tires on the water headed to the United States and that the company’s logistics department “is doing an excellent job of navigating obstacles created by the worldwide pandemic.
“Triangle also has the benefit of a massive, highly automated warehouse,” he adds.
The tiremaker's plants experienced a three-week shutdown, thanks to the Chinese New Year and precautions taken during the coronavirus outbreak in China.