Oontario, California -- Nexen Tire America Inc. plans to open a research and development facility in Northeast Ohio.
Engineers George Kamvouris and Gary Zolton, who are working on the project, are finalising leasing options for the new facility, said Chris Tolbert, Nexen northeast territory manager.
â€œGeorge and Gary will help Nexen Tire America develop application-specific tyre needs for the ever-evolving North America market,â€ he said.
Tolbert said the company has not chosen a facility yet but likely will make an announcement in the next 30 days. â€œAt this point in time we're exploring all our options,â€ he said.
Nexen is the Ontario, California-based U.S. sales subsidiary of South Korea's Nexen Tire Corp.
From Tire Business (A Crain publication)