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Pirelli expands Romania factory and warehousing

Pirelli expands Romania factory and warehousing

26th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has commissioned Belgian industrial property developer WDP to construct a new 62,000 square metre warehouse alongside the tyre manufacturer’s existing Slatina, Romania manufacturing operation. According to WDP, the news comes as part of “an expansion of the tyre manufacturer’s existing production facility”. WDP predicts that the project will cost around 40 million euros.

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Continental acquires site adjacent to Romania tyre plant

Continental acquires site adjacent to Romania tyre plant

26th July 2018 | 0 Comments

With the purchase of 32 hectares of land in the Romanian city of Timişoara, Continental aims to expand its storage capacity and optimise the overall cost of its logistics. The land was purchased from the UMT and Prompt groups for an undisclosed sum and is located close to the Continental tyre factory within the city.

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Love thy neighbour: Continental to further cut odours at Romania tyre plant

Love thy neighbour: Continental to further cut odours at Romania tyre plant

17th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Four million euros are being invested to reduce olfactory emissions at the Continental tyre factory in Timişoara, Romania. The investment will facilitate an expansion of the plant’s regenerative thermal oxidiser system in order to stop odours arising from tyre production wafting beyond the factory site.

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Wolfgang Meier named CEO of Pirelli Tyres Romania

26th October 2017 | 0 Comments

A new chief executive officer has been appointed at Pirelli tyres Romania. Wolfgang Meier has taken on this role, replacing Giuliano Menassi, who become R&D senior vice-president within the Pirelli Group. Meier retains his role of head of human resources for Pirelli’s business in Germany.

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Intermediate segment tyre production to benefit from Michelin investment in Romania

6th July 2017 | 0 Comments

An investment of 33 million euros is planned for the Michelin factory in Zalău, Romania in order to equip it to produce commercial vehicle tyres for the intermediate segment of the market, including Tigar brand products. In a press release, Michelin shared that the investment will lead to 100 new jobs at the plant by 2021, increasing the facility’s workforce to more than 1,200. This latest investment follows Michelin’s decision to invest 60 million euros in its tyre cord facility in Zalău.

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Continental recruiting 1,500 new employees in Romania

15th June 2017 | 0 Comments

According to local media source Mediafax, Continental intends to hire an additional 1,500 workers in Romania during 2017. The company, which operates plants and R&D centres at six sites within the country, including a tyre factory in Timișoara, is primarily looking to employ software specialists. According to Christian von Albrichsfeld, general manager of Continental’s Romanian operation, the company is seeking experts who can bring added value to vehicle systems.

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50% production capacity boost for Pirelli’s tyre plant in Romania

4th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has now made tyres in Romania for a decade, and during a ceremony marking the tenth anniversary of the start of production in Slatina, the company announced plans to further invest in the site. Around €200 million will be invested in the Slatina plant through to 2021; as a result, annual production capacity will reach 15 million tyres, 5 million more than the current level. Some 500 new jobs will be created through the investment.

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Continental invests to take the pong out of tyre production

15th December 2015 | 0 Comments

The team at Tyrepress.com can testify that tyre manufacture is an ‘aromatic’ process, therefore we are pleased to learn that Continental AG has completed €10.5 million worth of investments to reduce the odours resulting from production in its Timisoara plant in Romania.

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Romanian authorities approve Michelin-Ihle takeover in Romania

27th November 2014 | 0 Comments

The Romania’s Competition Council has approved the takeover of Reifen Ihle’s Romanian operation – Ihle Anvelope by Michelin. The transaction forms of the previously reported earlier deal in which Michelin took over the German operation (Reifen Ihle Baden Baden) and its international operations. According a Romania Insider report dated 25 November, which carried details of […]

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Serbia open for business

Serbia open for business

12th November 2014 | 0 Comments

With Cooper, Mitas and most recently Michelin all upping production capacity in Serbia, you can understand the Serbs have invested in communicating the benefits of locating tyre production in the area during the course of 2014. But that’s not all. They have also invested in travelling all the way to Grungrao, Shandong provice, China in order to court the attentions of up-and-coming Chinese tyre manufacturers too.

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Pirelli to invest 105 million euros in Slatina, Romania plant

21st November 2012 | 0 Comments

Pirelli will invest 105 million euros in its Romanian plant over the next five years, the manufacturer has announced. The investment, which is supported by around 35 million euros of state aid, is designed to increase the size of the factory – from 180,000sqm to 200,000sqm – the number of employees by 500 to 3,500 in total, and its capacity. Initial estimates say the company plans to raise the current production figure of 8.5 million tyres per year to 10 million at the end of 2013 and 13 million by the end of 2017.

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Pirelli Slatina factory extension to make car tyre plant its biggest

Pirelli Slatina factory extension to make car tyre plant its biggest

31st August 2011 | 0 Comments

The Prime Minister of Romania, Emil Boc has inaugurated the extension of Pirelli’s tyre factory in Slatina, accompanied by the Italian manufacturer’s chairman Marco Tronchetti Provera, and the Italian ambassador in Bucharest Mario Cospito. The full 160 million euro extension, begun in 2008 and to be concluded in 2013, will increase production capacity from 7 million passenger car units at the end of 2011 to 10 million by the end of the extension project and the extension of its area. Pirelli says the plant is already one of its most modern, and will become its biggest passenger car tyre plant when the extension is complete.

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Pirelli Renews Slatina Hospital Aid Programme

Pirelli Renews Slatina Hospital Aid Programme

16th December 2010 | 0 Comments

Three years ago, Pirelli launched a programme to assist staff at the Hospital of Slatina, a facility located near the company’s Romanian car and light truck tyre plant. Since this time the Italian tyre maker has contributed towards the professional training of more than 120 doctors and nurses, who have benefitted from assistance provided by Milan’s Niguarda Hospital Ca’ Granda. Pirelli’s support of the Slatina hospital has now been renewed with the signing of an agreement to expand and extend the programme to 2013.

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