Nokian Tyres increases production capacity at Nokia
Nokian Tyres has increased its production capacity for passenger car tyres at the Nokia factory in Finland by about 30 percent by starting to run in four shifts. With this capacity increase, more than 80 new people will be hired for passenger car tyre production at Nokia. Recruitment will begin soon and employment relationships will start from September onwards. Production will run four shifts at the latest at the beginning of 2019.
“Our growth strategy requires increasing production. Nokian Tyres has experienced strong growth, and our goal is to continue on this path by doubling our North American business and growing our business in Central Europe by 50 percent over the next five years. At the same time, we want to ensure our continued market leadership in the Nordic countries and Russia,” says Hille Korhonen, President and CEO of Nokian Tyres.
Nokian Tyres’ passenger car tyre production in Nokia is currently running three shifts five days a week. In the future, the factory will run four shifts six days a week.