April 2014 start for Yokohama’s 2nd Chinese PCR plant

23rd January 2014 |
 
April 2014 start for Yokohama’s 2nd Chinese PCR plant
April 2014 start for Yokohama’s 2nd Chinese PCR plant

In summer 2013, Yokohama Rubber began building a passenger car tyre factory in China’s Jiangsu Province, the company shared today. The new plant is being erected adjacent to a truck and bus tyre factory operated by Chinese subsidiary Suzhou Yokohama Tire Co., Ltd., and is expected to begin production in April 2014. Production capacity will grow incrementally until it reaches six million tyres per annum by the end of 2017. Total investment in the plant will amount to approximately ¥26.5 billion (£153.7 million).

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