[WCSA – Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2023] Milestones during 125 years development of Nokian Tyres, famous Finnish tire manufacturer (1898)


(wcsa.world) Nokian Tyres is a famous tire brand. It is the world's northernmost tire manufacturer, and it is known for its winter tires.

Nokian Tyres plc, headquartered in Nokia, Finland, produces tyres for cars, trucks, buses, and heavy-duty equipment. Known for its winter tyres, Nokian is the only tyre manufacturer in the world with its own permanent winter tyre testing facility.



Nokian Tyres concentrates on the consumer car and vehicle tyre replacement and premium snow tyre markets; they do not supply automobile manufacturers tyres for new car production.

The company also produces retreading materials and tyre pressure monitors. It once manufactured bicycle tyres but now licenses the Nokian name on bicycle tyres to another Finnish company. The Vianor retail tyre store chain, which services cars in addition to selling tyres, is owned by Nokian Tyres PLC.



(Wowtimes) Nokian Tyres’ History and Achievements

  • 1898: The Finnish Rubber Works was founded
  • 1925: The company began manufacturing bicycle tires
  • 1932: The company began manufacturing car tires
  • 1934: The world’s first winter tire, The Weather tire, was introduced
  • 1967: The Finnish Rubber Works merged with Kaapelitehdas and the forest and power industry company Nokia Aktiebolag to create Nokia Corporation.
  • 1988: Nokian Tyres was split from the Nokia Corporation when Nokian Tyres Limited was created as a joint venture company.
  • 1995: Nokian Tyres plc shares were listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange
  • 2005 Naturally Nokian Tyres was introduced. The first tire manufacturer in the world to start using only purified, low aromatic oils in its production.
  • 2011: Marketing company in China, Nokian Tyres Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. Was founded
  • 2015: The world’s first winter tire with wet grip and fuel efficiency in the EU tire label’s best A class was introduced.
  • 2020: Commercial production began at Dayton factory, in the US
  • 2021: Testing began at the Nokian Tyres Spain Test Center
  • 2022: Nokian Tyres introduces Green Step, a concept tire made with 93% of recycled or renewable materials


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