Nokian Tyres Increases Production at the Finnish Factory, Running Four Shifts

Nokian Tyres tyre production

Nokian Tyres plc is increasing its production capacity for passenger car tyres at the Finnish factory by approximately 30% by starting to run in four shifts. With this capacity increase, approximately 70 new people will be hired for passenger car tyre production in Nokia, Finland. 

Nokian Meets Growing Demand 

The recruiting begins immediately and will be executed by the Nordic Agency. Production will run four shifts at the latest in the beginning of August 2021. The flexible working hours contract covering passenger car tyre production in 2021 has been extended to last until the end of 2022. The contract ensures job security: during the contract period, there will be no layoffs or terminations of employment due to financial or production-related reasons. 

“Demand for tyres in our main markets has grown during the end of last year and the beginning of year 2021. We will continue developing the Finnish factory and increase capacity and staff for the production of passenger car tyres. With these actions, we want to ensure the availability of our new successful products also in the future. I am very pleased that we are able to have these positive solutions that benefit both our employees and our customers,” Executive Vice President Manu Salmi says. 

Passenger car tyre production in Nokia is currently running three shifts five days a week. After the recruiting, the factory will run four shifts six days a week. 

About the author

Charlotte Nahon is the Communications and Digital Executive for Commercial Tyre Business. Since 2018, Charlotte has been in the Digital and Communications sector, working in Canada as well as Spain. Her degree is in Communication Studies from the University of Ottawa, and ever since graduating she has been writing for multiple sectors including automotive, energy, education, pharmaceuticals and more. 


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