Michelin inaugurates 8th earthmover tyre plant – just 17 months after groundbreaking

Michelin North America chairman and president, Pete Selleck, and Bruce Brackett, senior vice-president, Michelin Earthmover & Industrial Tires Worldwide, stand in front of the first tyre produced at the new plant

As reported yesterday, Michelin North America has held an event to mark the opening of its newest manufacturing facility, just 17 months after breaking ground at the site. Test production has already begun at the plant and the first commercially available tyres will be manufactured next month. Michelin says 80 per cent of the large earthmover tyres produced in the Anderson County plant will be exported to mining operations around the world.

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