Four tire companies have been named to the global Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for 2018: Bridgestone Corp., Hankook Tire Co. Ltd., Nokian Tyres plc and Pirelli & Cie SpA.
Nokian Tyres plc will release its financial report for the first half of 2018 on Aug. 8, 2018.
Nokian Tyres plc isn't just sponsoring the first Ironman race in Finland. The company's CEO and President Hille Korhonen is competing.
Nokian Tyres plc is increasing production capacity for passenger car tires at its factory in Nokia, Finland, by approximately 30%. The tire maker will hire 80 new employees and run nine additional shifts each week.
Three years ahead of schedule Nokian Tyres Inc. surpassed its goal of reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 20% at its plants, so the tire maker has stepped up its efforts by joining the Science Based Targets initiative.
The North American subsidiary of Nokian Tyres plc is moving its headquarters back to Tennessee, the future home of the Finnish company’s American tire plant.
Mark Earl is joining Nokian Tyres plc and will be in charge of implementing the tire company's growth strategy in North America. Earl, the current president of Hennessy Industries Inc., will serve as vice president of the Americas Business Area for Nokian.
Nokian Tyres plc is modernizing its branding as it works to attract more customers and grow in key markets, including North America.
Nokian Tyres plc is working to make its cargo and commercial van tires more durable with the use of its Aramid Sidewall technology.
Nokian Tyres plc is updating its all-weather product line with the Nokian WR G4, a tire that promises reliable winter grip in snow and slush and year-round performance in heavy rain or hot, dry pavement.
Nokian Tyres plc will introduce three new tires for the North American market in 2018 — the non-studded Hakkapeliitta R3 and R3 SUV tires, plus the all-weather WR G4.
Nokian Tyres plc is increasing production capacity for its Heavy Tyres unit, and will invest about 70 million euro — close to $83.1 million — in the next three years.
For the first nine months of 2017, Nokian Tyres plc has recorded higher net sales in every market area. The company’s net sales are up 16.3%, to almost 1.1 billion euro, compared to 930.5 million euro in 2016.