Continental chooses site in Thailand for new APAC region tyre factory

26th January 2017 | 0 Comments
 
Continental chooses site in Thailand for new APAC region tyre factory
The a 750,000m² plant site in Thailand’s Rayong Province offers space for expansion, and Continental foresee producing up to 25 million tyres a year there

Thailand has been selected as the location for the new passenger car and light truck tyre factory that Continental AG has planned for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Groundbreaking at the 750,000 square metre site in Rayong Province later this year will mark the start of work on phase one of a project that will require an investment of approximately €250 million by 2022 and give the factory a planned production of around 4 million tyres per annum within the same timeframe. Operations are expected to begin in 2019.

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