Nokian Tire is building a new tire manufacturing plant here in the United States, to improve their production capabilities and better serve customers in the US and Canada. Nokian is growing and is trying to improve production capabilities and customer service throughout their global operations. The new 830,000 square foot Dayton Tennessee facility is planning to produce 4 million tires annually. Nokian will produce primarily Passenger, Light Truck and SUV tires. The tires made in this location are going to be sold primarily to the North American and Canadian market.
What is Nokian’s timeline for this project?
- May 2017– Nokian announced plans to open a manufacturing factory in Dayton TN
- September 2017 – Broke ground on the new facility
- March 2018 – Nokian brought in Clayco to oversee the building operations
- September 2018 – Nokian began hiring local leadership
- Early 2019 – Nokian is planning to begin hiring 400 new Nokian Tires employees
- 2020 – New facility stated to open.
New Tire Plant Improves US Tire Distribution
Nokian’s new $360 million manufacturing facility, will increase production and warehouse capacity allowing Nokian to better service customers. The new plant will have the capability to produce 4 million tires per year, can store up to 600,000 tires. The first tires produced in the new plant will be in 2020, and reaching full capacity by 2022.
Nokian tire plant will create 400 new jobs
Nokian expects to add 400 new jobs at the Dayton, Tennessee plant. Positions will be in key departments:
Nokian does have the multiple manufacturing position available. If you are interested in any of the above positions, feel free to apply through LinkedIn.
With Nokian’s commitment to green manufacturing practices and producing high quality tires this new plant is a welcomed investment in the United States.
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