Tag: expansion

Triangle opening first US warehouse

Tuesday 16th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Triangle Tire USA is opening its first US warehouse in Madison, Tennessee to supply off-the-road (OTR), medium and heavy truck as well as passenger and light truck tyres to its distributors and dealers. The 53,000 square-foot facility allows for future expansion, according to Triangle.

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Heuver Tyrewholesale expanding warehouse space by 60%

Heuver Tyrewholesale expanding warehouse space by 60%

Wednesday 12th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Work is under way on a significant enlargement of Heuver Tyrewholesale’s warehouse capacity. Warehouse space will be increased by 16,000 square metres by the construction of an additional building behind the current premises; this represents growth of 60 per cent. It will be available for use by the start of September.

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Eden Tyres opens 13th retail location

Eden Tyres opens 13th retail location

Monday 10th April 2017 | 0 Comments

On Monday 3 April Eden Tyres opened its 13th tyre retail location in Ashby de la Zouch. Eden Tyres has grown rapidly in recent years and the chain is now more than twice the size it was in 2009. And what’s more, with the company reporting bookings in the diary every day of opening week, the new business has got off to a great start.

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Continental opens newly expanded Hefei car tyre manufacturing plant

Monday 3rd April 2017 | 0 Comments

Continental AG set the 250 million euro ($271.58 million) expansion of its Hefei, Anhui province, China tyre production plant into operation on 28 March. Total investment in the Hefei plant is now said to be 570 million euros.

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ZC Rubber shares double digit output growth plans at African dealer meeting

ZC Rubber shares double digit output growth plans at African dealer meeting

Friday 17th March 2017 | 0 Comments

ZC Rubber’s first dealer conference of 2017 saw tyre dealers from Africa invited to meet in Dubai. The conference focused on introducing new goal and development strategy in 2017.

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Sumitomo buys brownfield land in USA

Thursday 16th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Sumitomo Rubber USA has bought 6.4 acres of brownfield land adjacent to its tyre manufacturing site in Tonawanda. According to the New York State-based Buffalo News, Sumitomo’s new land used to be home to a chemical plant that was destroyed by a fire nearly 30 years ago.

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Blackcircles looking to enter Asia Pacific markets

Monday 23rd January 2017 | 0 Comments

Mike Welch’s global aspirations for Blackcircles.com pre-date the Scottish company’s acquisition by Michelin, however the tyre maker has provided a platform for expansion, and over the coming year Blackcircles will work towards establishing a presence on the other side of the world. Speaking with The Scotsman, the founder and chief executive officer shared that consumers in Asia Pacific will soon get to know the Blackcircles way of buying tyres.

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Tyresure relocating to bigger premises

Tyresure relocating to bigger premises

Monday 16th January 2017 | 0 Comments

Tyresure Ltd has announced that, following a sustained period of development and progression in the market, the business has outgrown its current offices and warehouse, and is therefore relocating to larger, newly renovated premises.

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Further investment in Bridgestone’s Wilson plant

Further investment in Bridgestone’s Wilson plant

Tuesday 10th January 2017 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone has announced an additional investment in its Wilson tyre plant in the USA. The passenger car and light truck tyre making facility in North Carolina will receive a new, state-of-the-art rubber mixer under a newly-announced US$180 million investment that will also facilitate the introduction of more innovative manufacturing processes and technologies. This investment is in addition to the $164 million expansion announced in January 2016.

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ATS Euromaster opens new Bracknell centre

ATS Euromaster opens new Bracknell centre

Monday 28th November 2016 | 0 Comments

ATS Euromaster has opened of a new 5,300 square foot facility in Bracknell – marking the brand’s first presence in the booming Berkshire town. Located on the Trade City estate on Western Road, the new centre will provide car and van tyre and vehicle maintenance for consumers and fleets. It also means it is situated just a mile from Bracknell town centre, and close to vital transport routes connecting London with the South and South West.

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Gripen Wheels continues warehouse expansion

Gripen Wheels continues warehouse expansion

Friday 25th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Gripen Wheels recently invested heavily in new warehousing, modern logistics, and a major new IT system for all the Gripen companies. These new investments link together all Gripen companies throughout Europe, making the firm capable of stocking over 10,000 Earthmover tyres at any one time.

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Point S expands into India

Monday 21st November 2016 | 0 Comments

After the announcement of the launch of Point S in Malaysia, Point S has expanded further into Asia, namely India. Point S concept will be implemented in India through Master Franchise Agreements with three regional partners who will be covering 5 of the most dynamic States: Deviate Enterprises for the Nation Capital Territory of Delhi and Punjab; GIAAN International for Maharashtra and Goa; and Tyrekada for Kerala.

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Hamaton Ltd expanding UK warehouse

Monday 21st November 2016 | 0 Comments

After the firm’s official opening in the UK in early 2015, specialist TPMS and valve manufacturer Hamaton Ltd reports it is pleased to look back on a year that has seen the business go from strength to strength, with increasing sales and an enhanced reputation developing throughout the global TPMS market. One sign of this is the firm’s decision to move to large UK premises.

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Apollo investing in India tyre factory

Thursday 10th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Apollo Tyres is reportedly investing in a new two wheel and light truck tyre factory in Andhra Pradesh. The news followed the publication of the company’s second quarter results.

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VMI breaks ground on Poland plant

VMI breaks ground on Poland plant

Thursday 10th November 2016 | 0 Comments

VMI Group broke ground on its new manufacturing plant in Leszno, Poland on 2 November 2016. In the first phase, the company is building a 13,500 m2 facility on its 8 hectare plot of land with goal of extending the current manufacturing capabilities of the company. VMI Group now has entities in 8 countries on 5 continents.

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