Fri September 24 09:54 am 2010 in category Company news

Nokian Tyres, Inc. to exhibit at ITEC Showin Cleveland OH in September

Colchester, Vermont, August 17, 2010. NokianTyres’ North American operations will be displaying its products at the ITEC (International Tire Exhibition & Conference) September 21-23 in Cleveland, Ohio at booth number 346.

The company will have a full display of its passenger/SUV products including the legendary Hakkapeliitta winter tires, the groundbreaking WRG2s, and their new eco-friendly eNTYRE.

They will also feature the company’s Heavy Tires for use in such industries as forestry, mining, trucking, and harbor operations.

“We are excited about the opportunity this show presents. It is good from a timing standpoint and it allows us to get in front of many tire dealers and show them our product line,” said Bernie Del Duca, President Nokian Tyres, Inc. “With our new product offering and consistent strong margins for our dealers, Nokian should be under consideration for dealers throughout North America.”

About Nokian Tyres, P.L.C.

Based in Nokia, Finland, Nokian Tyres is a leading manufacturer of innovative tires for cars, trucks and special heavy machinery. The company specializes in products mainly in areas with special challenges on tire performance: snow, forests, and harsh driving conditions in different seasons. Nokian Tyres’ product development is consistently focused on developing sustainable solutions for safety and reduced environmental impact, taking into account the whole life cycle of the tire. Nokian Tyres group also owns the tire chain Vianor and has over 620 outlets in 19 countries.

In 2009, Nokian Tyres had 3,500 employees and net sales of approximately 800 million Euros. Nokian Tyres’ shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Further information is available at: www.nokiantyres.com.

About Nokian Tyres, Inc.

Nokian Tyres, Inc. is the North American subsidiary of Nokian Tyres P.L.C. Located in Colchester, Vermont, the company employs 170 people and services over 1500 retailers in North America selling Nokian products. The company also owns and operates 10 Vianor retail tire and service centers through the Northeastern United States. Further information about Nokian’s North American operations is available at its North American specific website: www.nokiantires.com

For Further Information:
Marc Bujold
Nokian Tyres, Inc.