Continental to boost U.S. truck tire output

ERJ staff report (TB)

Mount Vernon, Illinois – Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C. plans to boost capacity for truck tires at its Mount Vernon plant by mid-2015 as part of a $129 million investment at the sprawling car and truck tire manufacturing complex in southern Illinois, reports Bruce Davis of Tire Business.

The project will boost annual capacity to “more than” 3 million units – including new building capacity for wide-base single truck tires – and create more than 100 jobs, Conti said.

The company declined to be…

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