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Foreign tire makers lead U.S. production expansion - Automotive News
Next year, Finnish tire manufacturer Nokian Tyres plans to begin production at its first U.S. plant, in Dayton, Tenn. When the $360 million project is up and running, it will have capacity of 4 million tires a year.

Nokian is part of a wave of tire industry capacity expansion in North America in recent years, much of it from foreign producers opening their first U.S. factories.
automotive-industry  tire-manufacturing  rubber-industry  fdi-USA  Around-the-web  this-week-455 
9 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Michelin completes its fastest ever build on 3rd Upstate plant - Independent Mail
Editor's note: This story was originally published in The Greenville News on December 13, 2013. 

Race cars and fighter jets accelerate on its rubber, but Michelin North America did its quickest work in building a new plant for its biggest, slowest-moving tires.

Pete Selleck, chairman and president of the Greenville-based company, said Thursday that Michelin needed a year, five months and 22 days — record time for the tiremaker — to build its 19th plant in the hemisphere.
south-carolina  regional-headquarters  rubber-industry  tire-manufacturing  michelin  facility-planning  Around-the-web 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
Continental Tire the Americas Begins Construction Of Tire Manufacturing Plant Near Clinton. Mississippi - Area Development
Continental Tire the Americas started construction on the company’s future commercial vehicle tire manufacturing plant near Clinton, Mississippi. The project represents a $1.45 billion corporate investment and will create 2,500 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jobs  automotive-industry  tire-manufacturing  mississippi  south  manufacturing 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Michelin North America Establishes Distribution Hub Near Spartanburg, South Carolina - Area Development
Michelin North America, Inc., one of the leading tire manufacturers, is advancing its plans to establish a distribution center in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. The new development is projected to bring more than $270 million in new capital investment and lead to the creation of 350 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  michelin  tire-manufacturing  automotive-industry  distribution-facility  distribution-centers  jobs 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
China-Based Sentury Tire Plans Manufacturing-Operations Campus In LaGrange, Georgia - Area Development
Sentury Tire, the fifth-largest and fastest-growing tire manufacturer in China, will create more than 1,000 jobs and invest $530 million in a car and light truck tire manufacturing operation in Troup County, Georgia. The new facility in LaGrange will support Sentury Tire’s existing customer base in North America.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  tire-manufacturing  automotive-industry  Georgia  south-atlantic  jobs  china  location-USA  FDI 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Yokohama Tire Corporation To Locate Technical Development Center In Concord, North Carolina - Area Development
Yokohama Tire Corporation will establish a Technical Development Center in Concord, North Carolina. The company will invest nearly $2.7 million on the Center over a period of three years, creating up to 56 jobs in Cabarrus County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  automotive-industry  tire-manufacturing  north-carolina  south-atlantic  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Hankook Tire America To Locate North American Headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee - Area Development
outh Korea-based Hankook Tire America Corp. will locate its North American headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee. The global tire manufacturer will invest approximately $5 million and create up to 200 jobs in Davidson County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  tire-manufacturing  automotive-industry  Tennessee  south  nashville  jobs  TVA 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Poland-Based MAKROchem Establishes U.S. Manufacturing Complex In Lancaster, South Carolina - Area Development
Poland-based MAKROchem, a leading carbon black supplier for the rubber and tire industries, is establishing its first U.S. operations in a newly purchased, 183,000-square-foot, vacant building at 2013 West Meeting Street in Lancaster, South Carolina. The company is planning to invest $7.5 million in the project, creating 20 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  location-USA  FDI  tire-manufacturing  jobs  poland  automotive-industry 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations Begins $164 Million Expansion At Wilson, North Carolina, Plant - Area Development
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations began an expansion of the company's passenger tire manufacturing facility in Wilson, North Carolina. The five-year, $164 million investment to expand the 42-year-old facility will improve the plant's global competitive position by installing leading edge technology, expanding production capacity and lowering costs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  bridgestone  automotive-industry  tire-manufacturing  north-carolina  south-atlantic 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Continental Tire the Americas Plans $1.45 Billion Tire Manufacturing Plant In Hinds County, Mississippi - Area Development
Continental Tire the Americas, a Germany-based manufacturer of passenger, light truck and commercial vehicle tires, is investing $1.45 billion to establish its commercial vehicle tire manufacturing plant in Hinds County, Mississippi. The project is expected to create 2,500 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  mississippi  tire-manufacturing  location-USA  FDI  continental  jobs 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
TMM USA Inc. To Locate Manufacturing Plant In Simpson County, Kentucky - Area Development
In a move that will create 42 jobs with an investment of $5.6 million, TMM USA Inc., a subsidiary of Japan-based Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd., will locate its manufacturing campus in Simpson County, Kentucky. The plant will supply its parent company with stamped and welded components.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  kentucky  south  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  jobs  location-USA  FDI  Japan  tire-manufacturing  automotive-industry  manufacturing 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Mississippi incentives for $1.45B tire plant could top $600M - SFGate
An Associated Press analysis finds that the package of state aid and tax abatements to attract a $1.45 billion, 2,500-job Continental AG tire plant to Hinds County is worth approximately $600 million, and probably more.
this-week-341  Around-the-web  Matt  mississippi  south  automotive-industry  manufacturing  taxes-incentives  tire-manufacturing 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations Plans Major Expansion At Its Wilson, North Carolina, Manufacturing Campus - Area Development
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations is expanding the company's passenger tire manufacturing facility in Wilson, North Carolina. The expansion is part of a five-year, $164 million investment to meet market demands and invest in newer, more efficient technology.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  automotive-industry  north-carolina  south-atlantic  tire-manufacturing 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Global Manufacturing Services Expands Columbia, Tennessee, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Global Manufacturing Services, Inc. will invest $620,000 in new equipment upgrades at its tire mold manufacturing facility in Columbia, Tennessee. The company plans to create 43 jobs in Maury County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Tennessee  south  jobs  tire-manufacturing  automotive-industry 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
California, Here We Stay - Inbound Logistics
As part of a new supply chain management and logistics strategy, Yokohama Tire decides to roll with its current operations in the Golden State.
california  site-selection  tire-manufacturing  automotive-industry  logistics  global-supply-chain  rubber-industry  Around-the-web  this-week-326  auto-sfp-10-15 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Making Tires From a Desert Shrub Found in the U.S. - The New York Times
For years, tire industry executives, as well as government officials and scientists, have sought a domestic source for natural rubber to escape the price fluctuations of imports and, more recently, to avoid petroleum, which is used to make synthetic rubber.

Now, Cooper Tire and Rubber Company has reached an important milestone in that effort, and is expected to demonstrate tires this week with components made of rubber from the guayule plant, a desert shrub cultivated in the Southwest.
tire-manufacturing  automotive-industry  u.s.-manufacturing  bridgestone  research-commercialization  Around-the-web  this-week-318  auto-sfp-10-15 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Community Wholesale Tire Opens Regional Warehouse-Distribution Center In Springfield, Missouri - Area Development
Community Wholesale Tire, Inc., one of the Midwest’s largest tire distributors, will invest $4.3 million to begin operations at a new 64,000 sq. ft. facility in Springfield, Missouri. The company expects to create 20 jobs in the region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  automotive-industry  tire-manufacturing  missouri  midwest  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  warehouse-facility  distribution-facility 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
How a Global Tire Manufacturer Finds the Perfect Match in a Distribution Center Location - Area Development
At least 80 percent of the cost of a tire comes from the logistics and transportation of moving that tire through the supply chain – as such, identifying the ideal location for a DC is a crucial process for a global company like Michelin.
area-development-features  michelin  site-selection  distribution-centers  automotive-industry  tire-manufacturing  matt  manufacturing  economic-development  logistics 
december 2014 by areadevelopment
Kiswire, Inc. Begins $30 Million Second Phase Of Newberry, South Carolina, Expansion - Area Development
Kiswire Inc., a South Korea-based manufacturer of steel cord and bead wire, is commencing the second phase of its expansion in Newberry, South Carolina. This phase, a $30 million investment, is expected to result in 45 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  manufacturing  location-usa  fdi  jobs  tire-manufacturing  automotive-industry 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
Bridgestone Americas Opens Off-Road Radial Tire Production Center In Trenton, South Carolina - Area Development
Bridgestone Americas opened its first giant off-road radial tire plant in Trenton, South Carolina. Based in Aiken County, South Carolina, the 1.5 million-square-foot manufacturing facility produces various off road radial tire products used to equip heavy haul trucks in mining and aggregates applications.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  bridgestone  automotive-industry  south-atlantic  south-carolina  tire-manufacturing  manufacturing 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based Bridgestone Rubber-BSA Opens Biorubber Process Research Center In Mesa, Arizona - Area Development
BSA, a subsidiary of the world's largest tire and rubber manufacturer, Japan-based Bridgestone Corporation, opened its Biorubber Process Research Center in Mesa, Arizona.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  location-usa  fdi  tire-manufacturing  automotive-industry  mesa  arizona  southwest  research-center 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Cooper Tire & Rubber To Establish Global Technical Center In Findley, Ohio - Area Development
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company will establish its Global Technical Center, a $35.5 million leading worldwide center of excellence for tire science and technology, advanced technology and innovation technology in Findley, Ohio.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  ohio  midwest  automotive-industry  tire-manufacturing  innovation  advanced-technology  area-development-news 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Michelin Plans 1.7 Million Square Foot Distribution Complex At RidgePort Logistics Center in Wilmington, Illinois - Area Development
Ridge Development, the industrial development arm of Transwestern Development Company, a diversified firm with an expertise in all commercial property, said Michelin has entered into a build-to-suit agreement in which the tire manufacturer will lease 1.7 million square feet of distribution space to be constructed at the RidgePort Logistics Center in Wilmington, Illinois, approximately 40 miles southwest of Chicago.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  automotive-industry  illinois  chicago  midwest  tire-manufacturing  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Rubber manufacturing in America: Tire makers pump billons into facilities -
Looking strictly at the rising import penetration of passenger and light truck tires in the U.S. replacement business, it might be easy to get the impression that tire manufacturing in the U.S. is a dying industry.
u.s.-manufacturing  asset-management  facility-planning  industry-reports  rubber-industry  tire-manufacturing  automotive-industry  this-week-257  around-the-web 
april 2014 by areadevelopment

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