Nokian Tyres to Add 150 Jobs at Tennessee Factory

DAYTON, TENN. (AP) — Nokian Tyres says it plans to add 150 jobs in the first half of this year at its Tennessee factory.

The Finland-based company says that it is looking for workers at its Dayton facility in mixing, tire production, maintenance and logistics areas, and those interested in general factory overhead and quality control.

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Nokian Tyres Introduces New Hakkapeliitta 10 Winter Tire

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Nokian Tyres is releasing what the company calls its new flagship product: the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 10 studded tire for passenger cars and SUVs.

The company says the tire’s double-stud technology is suitable for all winter conditions and offers balanced grip and controlled handling on ice, snow, and bare roads alike.

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Nokian Publishes Plan to Achieve CO2 Reduction Targets

Nokian Tyres has published a plan from Teppo Huovila, Nokian global vice president of quality and sustainability, detailing how the company plans to achieve its CO2 emissions reduction targets.

Nokian says it has already been working for over 10 years in order to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. The company says the rolling resistance of its tires, which is one of the factors affecting fuel economy, has been reduced by an average of 8% from the 2013 level, and if the company chooses 2005 as the benchmark, the improvement has been approximately 20%. Factory CO2 emissions per tire have been reduced by 44% between 2013 and 2019, Nokian adds.

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Nokian Tire adds six new sizes to Hakkapeliitta TRI tractor tire

Nokian Tires announced it has added six new sizes to the Hakkapeliitta TRI tire made specially for compact tractors and other compact machinery.

From hot tarmac to icy roads, Nokian Hakkapeliitta TRI offers a superior all-season performance with unsurpassed winter properties. This versatility has made it a favorite among contractors that have varying jobs in different seasons.

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Nokian Tyres Celebrates Pair of Sustainability Milestones

One year after Nokian Tyres opened its North American tire production facility in Dayton, Tennessee, the company says it is celebrating a pair of milestones.

The factory’s production building has earned LEED v4 Silver certification, and the company is opening what it calls an “eco-friendly, life-driven administration building” on the 135-acre campus.

Nokian says the facility earned LEED v4 Silver certification thanks to a range of sustainable elements, including:

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Nokian Tyres Ceo’s 100-Day Update

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on global car and tire demand. Despite this, Nokian Tyres’ short-term priorities are clear: “We will continue to provide our customers and consumers with world-class products and services, while at the same time keeping costs under strict control. We will prioritize cash flow by cutting back investments and actively managing working capital,” says Jukka Moisio, President and CEO of Nokian Tyres. “In this volatile market environment, our focus in the second half of 2020 is tactical. A more thorough review of our longer-term growth strategy will take place once the market has stabilized.”

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Nokian Tyres plc: Invitation to a Q&A conference call with CEO Jukka Moisio

After 100 days as the President and CEO of Nokian Tyres, Jukka Moisio will share his initial observations on Nokian Tyres’ business in the current market situation and the company’s immediate priorities in a conference call, including a Q&A session, on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Finnish time.  

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Nokian Tires announce next phase hiring of workers at its US Factory

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Nokian Tires has begun the second stage of hiring at its factory in Rhea County, Tennessee, where it is preparing to launch a second shift of production. Nokian Tires plans to hire upwards of 50 team members starting in September.

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Fresh take on light truck tires

Nokian has expanded its E-Truck range to cover light goods vehicles in addition to long- and medium-haul trucks, with a focus on tailoring the tires for city use.

The company highlighted that its E-Truck 17.5 series of steering and drive axle tires was not created by simply scaling down the existing products.

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Nokian Tires launches new campaign: Ten Rules of Tires

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Nokian Tires has launched a new campaign to educate drivers about safety and quality: Ten Rules of Tires. The campaign shines a spotlight on key information drivers may not know about tires – knowledge that could keep them safer on the road.

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