Pirelli eyes Russian growth

Milan – Pirelli is considering an expansion of production capacity at its Voronezh tire plant in Russia by 2020, the company has confirmed to ERJ.

The local Voronezh governor’s website reported on 26 June that Pirelli president Marco Tronchetti Provera paid a visit to the region where he said the plant was likely to double its capacity to 4 million tires a year.

In correspondence with ERJ however, Pirelli made it clear that there were no concrete plan for the expansion.

“Any production increase would not happen before…

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