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Nokian increasing Finland tyre production 30%

18th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Nokian Tyres is increasing production capacity for passenger car tyres at its Nokia, Finland factory by approximately 30 per cent.

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Nokian Tyres recruits worn rubber for tyre safety, SnapSkan message

Nokian Tyres recruits worn rubber for tyre safety, SnapSkan message

17th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Worn tyres find use in many applications – they may serve as playground swings or as fenders on a wharf. They’re often invisible in plain sight, however Nokian Tyres intends to take advantage of their ubiquity. The tyre maker has placed tyre safety information on repurposed old tyres all around its home market of Finland.

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Nokian Tyres’ SnapSkan service expands internationally

Nokian Tyres’ SnapSkan service expands internationally

15th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The SnapSkan digital tread service, deployed by tyre manufacturer Nokian Tyres in cooperation with its tyre retail and car service chain Vianor, is launching five new checking points in the Nordic countries. A total of four new SnapSkan service points will be opened in parking garages in various locations across Finland. SnapSkan is also going international with the opening of a new service point in Oslo, Norway. This is the first SnapSkan service point outside of Finland.

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Tax bill: Nokian Tyres wins appeal

14th May 2018 | 0 Comments

A decision has been made on the 89.2 million euros that Nokian Tyres was ordered to pay in additional taxes and punitive tax increases for the 2007 to 2010 tax years. Finland’s Administrative Court has entirely overturned the tax reassessment decisions made by the country’s Board of Adjustment and has additionally ordered the Tax Administration to pay Nokian Tyres 40,000 euros in legal costs.

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Test World appoints new business development director

Test World appoints new business development director

5th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Test World has appointed Andrew Beach as its new business development director. Beach will be responsible for all sales activities at Test World, and play a key role in continuing to accelerate its growth. Andrew Beach has spent his career working in automotive test and development. He joined Millbrook in 2000 and has been working closely with Test World since its acquisition by Millbrook in September 2015.

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Nokian Heavy Tyres lifting production capacity by 50%

Nokian Heavy Tyres lifting production capacity by 50%

22nd December 2017 | 0 Comments

Through an investment of around 70 million euros in its factory in Nokia, Finland, Nokian Tyres group company Nokian Heavy Tyres Ltd. will increase its production capacity by 50 per cent over the coming three years. The maximum capacity for heavy tyre production will grow from approximately 20 million kilogrammes a year to 32 million kilogrammes. Alongside this capacity boost, approximately 50 additional people will be hired for the production of heavy tyres.

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Nokian title partners first Finnish Ironman triathlon

27th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Nokian Tyres is the main partner and title sponsor for the first Ironman triathlon race to take place in Finland. The first Nokian Tyres Ironman 70.3 Finland event will be organised in Lahti, Finland on 30 June 2018. “The exciting sport of triathlon perfectly matches Nokian Tyres’ values that promote mobility and an active lifestyle while boosting the company’s brand visibility globally”, Nokian representatives said in a statement.

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Nokian Tyres charged 59 million euros extra tax in Finland

3rd October 2017 | 0 Comments

Nokian Tyres plc has received a tax reassessment decision from Finland’s Tax Administration, according to which the Company is obliged to pay 59 million euros additional taxes with punitive tax increases relating to the 2011 tax year. Payment must be made in November 2017. 39 million euros of the figure relates to additional taxes and 20 million euros relates to punitive tax increases and interests.

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10 Black Donuts defendants convicted for violating Nokian’s business secrets

4th September 2017 | 0 Comments

The Finnish District Court of Pirkanmaa has sentenced 10 former Nokian Tyres employees who transferred to the Black Donuts Engineering group of companies for “the violation and abuse of Nokian Tyres’ business secrets”. According to Nokian, the District Court convicted all the defendants. Eight defendants were sentenced to conditional imprisonment of 6–18 months and two received fines. The managing director and two other executives from Black Donuts Engineering Oy were sentenced to business prohibitions of 3–5 years in addition to imprisonment.

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Marangoni signs Finland Ringtread partnership with Lujakumi Oy

Marangoni signs Finland Ringtread partnership with Lujakumi Oy

12th July 2017 | 0 Comments

The Marangoni Ringtread system is entering “new territory” with the signing of Finnish retreader and Point S member Lujakumi Oy has signed up as a Marangoni partner. Based in Pori on the country’s west coast, Lujakumi Oy has been in the retreading business for more than 60 years, and look forward to the new partnership agreement.

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New Algerian tyre plant to feature Cimcorp logistics automation

New Algerian tyre plant to feature Cimcorp logistics automation

27th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Cimcorp has received an order to supply logistics automation facilities to a brand-new tyre plant in Algeria. The factory is a new venture for the Algerian consumer electronics and household appliances group, Saterex. With huge growth in sales of products marketed under its leading ‘Iris’ brand, Saterex is diversifying into tyre manufacture. The new plant is being built in Setif, 300 km east of Algiers, and will be the first tyre factory in Algeria since Michelin Group closed its plant in the capital in 2013.

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Millbrook expanding Test World facilities in Finland

Millbrook expanding Test World facilities in Finland

19th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Millbrook Group is to expand its Test World site in Finland, which will see it become Europe’s leading location for tyre testing. The project will increase the capacity for testing on natural snow and ice, and introduce wet and dry braking, aquaplaning and split friction surfaces. News of the expansion project was announced on 12 June.

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Technotrac: Hankook Tire opens own winter test facility in Finland

Technotrac: Hankook Tire opens own winter test facility in Finland

27th February 2017 | 0 Comments

With a decisive snip, more than a year’s work was officially complete. Four representatives from Hankook Tire’s global and European operations, suitably rugged up for the occasion, were on hand to open a facility that extends the tyre maker’s aim of self-contained development and manufacture of tyres for European markets. The inauguration of the ‘Technotrac’ facility gives Hankook Tire a permanent home alongside one of the world’s best-known winter test grounds, something that Ho-Youl Pae is very proud of.

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Heuver launches web shop to promote Barkley in Finland

Heuver launches web shop to promote Barkley in Finland

8th February 2017 | 0 Comments

There’s around 5.5 million Finnish speakers in Scandinavia, and each and every one of them can now peruse Heuver Tyrewholesale’s web shop in their native language. The launch of the www.heuver.fi site is the opening shot in a campaign to gain a greater foothold in Finland, a market where Heuver foresees great opportunities for the Barkley brand.

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Nokian appoints Pantioukhov as interim president/CEO

Nokian appoints Pantioukhov as interim president/CEO

21st December 2016 | 0 Comments

The board of directors of Nokian Tyres plc has appointed Andrei Pantioukhov, 44, as the interim president and CEO starting 1 January 2017. Pantioukhov currently serves as Nokian Tyres’ general manager, Russian operations and continues also in this role. He has been in the company since 2004, a member of the management since 2009 and executive vice president since the beginning of 2016.

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