5,000 tires a day from new Kenda Taiwan plant
Kenda Rubber Ind. Co. has begun tire production in its new factory in Yuan-Lin, Taiwan. At full capacity, the new plant is slated to produce 5,000 units daily.
Kenda says its daily radial production for all the passenger radial factories will reach 30,000 units by the end of 2011. That is 50% more than the current capacity.
Kenda has begun expansion projects for factories in Shanghai and Tianjin, China. By 2013, Kenda plans to produce 16 million radial tires annually among all its factories. Currently Kenda is the second-largest tiremaker in Taiwan.
Kenda Rubber is the parent company of American Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. Ltd., which does business as Kenda USA. For more information about Kenda tires, visit www.kendatire.com.