Nokian starts work on Russian tyre plant

From Rubber & Plastics News

Nokia, Finland-Nokian Tyres PLC has broken ground in Vsevolozhsk, Russia, on a tyre plant it expects will be producing tyres by next year. Nokian has budgeted $63.5 million for the factory near St. Petersburg, Russia, which will have a startup annual capacity of 1.5 million passenger car tyres by 2006.

The initial construction phase will yield a facility spanning 22 600 square metres, sufficient to accommodate a capacity of 4 million tyres annually, Nokian said. Capacity will be expanded gradually, eventually…

To read more,please login or register below.

This is the first step to more free
content, user offers, subscriptions
and more.
Log in here using the Email Address
and Password you signed up with