Sentury Tire Opens Thailand Plant to Accommodate Growth
Miami, FL (October 29, 2015) – Sentury Tire’s parent company Qingdao Sentury Tire Co., LTD. opened its new Thailand state-of-the-art manufacturing facility on August 28. The new factory will utilize a comprehensive automated intelligence manufacturing process that increases efficiency and minimizes production times. The facility, located near Bangkok, Thailand, will be building the complete line of Landsail and Delinte Tires, including the new light truck AT, HT and MT tires.
“The new facility will help accommodate our growth and help maintain our competitive tire program for our customers in the U.S. market.” said Max Wee, director of sales for Sentury Tire USA. “We have dramatically expanded the Delinte and Landsail brand product breadth and this new plant will help us maintain our service levels our customers have come to expect from us.”
Manufacturing capacity will be built out in two phases. The phase one completion in 2015, will enable production of 5 million tires. Phase 2 is expected to commence in in early 2016. Total manufacturing capacity is projected at 12 million tires per calendar year.
About Sentury Tire USA
Sentury Tire USA, headquartered in Miami, FL markets Delinte and Landsail tire brands in North, Central and South America. Sentury Tire USA parent company, Qingdao Sentury Tire Co., Ltd. is a global manufacturer of consumer, commercial and aircraft tires, including the tires developed for the main landing gear of the Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft. Information on Sentury Tires Americas can be found at the USA website, www.senturytireusa.com.
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