ERJ staff report (BC)
Charles City, Iowa – Mitas Tires North America Inc. rung in the new year by instituting around-the-clock production at its agricultural tire factory in Charles City, reports our sister publication Tire Business.
The company, a unit of Czech tire maker Mitas a.s., said the boost in production follows installation of new machinery – six additional curing presses and eight tire-building machines.
The factory is running two 12-hour shifts a day, seven days a week; each shift averages 40 hours a week. The factory now…