Nobel Tire Development History

- Apr 11, 2019-

Nobel tire development history

The 1898 Finnish rubber factory was established.

1904 Nokia established a factory.

Production of bicycle tires began in 1925.

1932 began to produce car tires that are four season tires.

1934 invented the world's first winter tire, the snow tire.

1936Hakkapeliitta - Champion on the snowy road, the legendary winter tire Hakkapeliitta is on the market.

The 1945 new tire factory was established in Nokia.

1959 changed its name from Finnish rubber factory to Finnish Rubber Co., Ltd.

In 1959, the sales company Finska Gummi AB was established in Sweden, and then Nokian Däck AB was established.

1967 Nokia was founded – including the rubber, cable and paper sectors.

1968 tire factory expansion.

In 1974, bicycle tires and inner tubes were produced in Lexar.

In 1978, the Norsk Traktorkompani A/S was established in Norway, followed by the Nokian Dekk AS.

1980 Established a sales company in Canada, Nokia Products Ltd., Canada, and later established Nokian Tyres North America Ltd., USA.

1981 tire factory expansion.

1982 Established the world's northernmost Ivalo test center in Finnish Lapland, north of the Arctic Circle.

1988 Nokian Tyres Co., Ltd. was established as a joint venture company.

In 1989, the sales company Nokian Reifen AG, Switzerland was established in Switzerland.

1995Nokian Tyres Ltd. shares are listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.

1996-2001 tire factory expansion.

1998 In Sweden and Latvia, the first of our own retail sales outlets, the Russian sales company OOO Nokian Shina.

1999-2000's own tire chain expanded to Finland and Estonia --> Vianor name began to use.

2002 Established a new logistics center in Nokia.

2003 Nokia's ownership of Nokian Tyres ends and Bridgestone Europe NV/SA becomes the largest shareholder.

The second factory of 2005 Nokian Tyres was put into production in Vsevolodsk, Russia.

2005Nokian Tyres is the world's first tire manufacturer to use refined, low-fragrance oil in product development.

In 2006, the sales company Nokian Shina TOV was established in Ukraine. Established a sales company in the Czech Republic, Nokian Tyres s.r.o.

2006 skid indication --- In addition to safe driving instructions, the anti-skid indicator is also featured in the Nokian Hakka summer tyres.

2006 Nokian Forest Knight Tire - the first forest tire for CTL woodland work machines.

In 2007, a sales company TOO Nokian Tyres was established in Kazakhstan.

The 2007 Nokian Hakkapeliitta truck E. Hakkapeliitta tires are also suitable for heavy duty professional driving.

2008Nokian Hakkapeliitta R low rolling resistance non-studded tire release.

2009 test winner Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7 studded tire and air claw technology.

2010 Established sales company Nokian Shina LLC in Belarus.

2011 Established a sales company in China - Nuoji Tire Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

2012New factory built next to existing one in Vsevolozhsk, Russia

In 2012, Nokian Tyres built another new plant near the plant in Vsevolodsk, Russia.

2012Vianor tyre chain expanded to Serbia, France, and Bosnia and Herzegovina, among others

2013New Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 and new world record for fastest car on ice 335.713 km/h (208.602 mph)

2013New generation of Hakkapeliitta winter tyres. Studded Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 and non-studded Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2.

2014 The Hakkapeliitta winter tyre family grows. The studded Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV and the Nokian Hakkapeliitta C3 and Nokian Hakkapeliitta CR3 van tyres

2014 The world’s first winter tyre with pop-out studs.