Nokian’s tire building machines assemble multiple components simultaneously. The left side, pictured, builds the tread and belt package, while the right side of the machine combines the bead into the sidewall. The tread and sidewall are then married to each other to form a green tire in about 35 to 45 seconds.
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U.S. Plant is a Nokian Milestone

Nokian Tyres plc has taken a big step forward in fulfilling its goal of doubling sales in North America with the opening of its consumer tire plant in Dayton, Tenn.

The Klever A/T2 R628 features 2-ply construction.
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Kenda Introduces the Klever A/T2 in Las Vegas

Kenda USA introduced its latest light truck tire during Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week in Las Vegas in November. The Klever A/T2 KR628 features “Tier 1 quality at a top Tier 3 price,” said Jimmy Yang, president of American Kenda Rubber Ind. Co. Ltd. Yang is also chairman of Kenda’s parent company in Taiwan.

Tireco says the new Nankang NK Sport Conqueror M/T-1 was developed to expand the NK Sport family of products into a formidable truck and Jeep tire capable of extreme, outdoor recreational conditions.
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Tireco Adds Mud Terrain to NK Sport LT Line

The new Nankang NK Sport Conqueror M/T-1 comes in 25  original equipment replacement and aftermarket sizes in 15- to 20-inch wheel diameters, including flotation sizes up to 35 inches tall.

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Sentury Announces Refresh of Landsail Brand

Sentury Tire USA Inc. is refreshing its Landsail brand as part of the company’s “new strategy to communicate a clearer message to both end users and trade customers.”

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