Lyon, France – Falken has become the 13th manufacturer to join Aliapur, the French tire recovery company announced 12 July.
The Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd company joins a 344-strong group of suppliers – including 12 tire makers – that report market volumes to Aliapur in 2015.
Bridgestone, Continental, Dunlop Goodyear, Michelin and Pirelli are shareholders in Aliapur, which also serves a large number of distributors and importers.
Falken has operated a European subsidiary, based in Germany since 2009 and distribute tired in France via importers.
This year, however, it…