Michelin Stoke production at normal level with ‘steady market growth’
After reopening its Stoke-on-Trent retreading factory following its closure for a scheduled maintenance break lengthened by the Coronavirus crisis, Tyres & Accessories spoke to Michelin’s UK factory manager Francois Levert about recent developments. The mileage trucks covered during the lockdown did not plummet as much as that of cars, but there have certainly been effects on demand. Levert confirmed at the end of June that the Michelin factory in Stoke-on-Trent is “operational”. A lot of work had previously been invested to ensure “that we can work as safely and efficiently as possible. We are now at a normal production level, which is very gratifying.” – This article will appear in full in the next edition of the Retreading Special supplement, distributed with the September edition of Tyres & Accessories. Not yet a subscriber? Click the button below to sign up.