Pirelli Adds Mixing Room to Rome, Georgia Operation
Pirelli Tire North America has added a compound mixing facility to MIRS automated tyre manufacturing facility located at the company’s North American headquarters in Rome, Georgia. The $12 million US investment is designed to support the Pirelli Group’s strategic growth plan for the North American market and “help PTNA sustain its market gains and the 30 per cent sales increase realized over the past three years.” Since its inception in 2001, PTNA’s Rome, Georgia facility has benefitted from more than $92 million in investments from Pirelli.
“I am very proud of Pirelli’s commitment to growing our Rome-based MIRS manufacturing facility,” said Mauro Pessi, PTNA’s Chairman and CEO, “The addition of the new mixing room facility demonstrates our dedication to Pirelli’s strategic growth in the North American market and supports Pirelli’s commitment of investing in the economic development of the City of Rome and the State of Georgia. We have received excellent support from local, state and regional governments and organizations to help make this project happen. We also look forward to continuing our relationships with local colleges and the Georgia QuickStart program that will help us realize this growth.”