List of tire companies

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The following table represents a list of tire companies throughout the world.

Company Country of origin Year founded Brands and subsidiaries
MRF Tyres[1]India1946MRF
Alliance Tire Company Ltd.[2]Israel1950Alliance
American Transportation Products, LLCUSA/Canada/China1996ATP Manufacturer of Heavy Truck Tires/Heavy Haul OTR Tires/
Apollo Tyres Ltd.[3]India1976Apollo, Apollo Tyres South Africa (formerly Dunlop South Africa), Kaizen, Maloya, Regal, Vredestein
Asian Tire Factory Ltd.[4] India 1993 Farm King, and other (the company was established in 1993 as Asian Polymers, and was reorganized in 2008 under a new name, Asian Tire Factory, as a public company)
Balkrishna Industries Limited.[5] India 1988
Beaurepaires Tyres Ltd.[6] Australia 1922
Belshina[7] Belarus 1965 Belshina
Birla Tyres[8] India 1991 Birla
Bridgestone Corporation[9][10][11] Japan 1931 Bridgestone, Firestone, Fuzion, Uniroyal (Australia)
BRISA Bridgestone Sabanci Tire Manufacturing and Trading Inc[12] Turkey 1974 Bridgestone (Europe and Middle East), Lassa
Casumina[13] Vietnam 1976 Casumina, Euromina
CEAT Ltd[14] India 1958 CEAT
Cheng Shin Rubber Ind. Co., Ltd.[15] Taiwan 1967 Cheng Shin, Maxxis
Coker Tire[16] USA 1974 Manufactures obsolete tires (including bias-ply) for collector and racing automobile use under own brands (American Classic, Coker Classic, Pro-Track, Phoenix, Race Master), and under license from BF Goodrich, Bridgestone, Firestone, Michelin and U.S. Royal (Vredestein, Excelsior, Firestone, BF Goodrich, Michelin, U.S. Royal)
Continental Corporation[17][18][19] Germany 1871 Ameri*Steel (USA), Barum, Continental, ContiRe, ContiTread, Dunlop (Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei), Euzkadi, General Tire, Gislaved, Mabor, Matador, Point S, Semperit, Sime Tyres, Sportiva, Uniroyal (except NAFTA region, Colombia, Peru), Viking
Cooper Tires[20][21] USA 1914 Avon, Cooper, Dean, Eldorado, Mastercraft, Mentor (new brand introduced in spring 2012), Starfire, Definity
Danang Rubber Company[22] Vietnam 1993 DRC
Denman Tire USA 1919
Duratread[23] Panama 2003 Duratread
Falcon Tyres[24] India 1973 Dunlop (India), Falcon
Fate[25] Argentina 1940 Fate, Continental (Argentina) (since 1999, the company was associated with Continental AG, and produced tires in Argentina with Fate and Continental brands)[26]
Federal Corporation[27] Taiwan 1954 Federal, Hero
General[28] Pakistan 1963 Euro Star, Euro Glide, Euro Kontact, PowerLug, Radial ST, XP 2000 II, SAG, Super Power Rib etc.
GITI[29] China 1993 GT Radial, Runway, Primewell
Goodyear[30] USA 1898 Dębica, Douglas, Dunlop, Fulda, Goodyear, Kelly-Springfield, Sava Tires
Hangzhou Zhongce Rubber Company[31][32] China 1958 Chao Yang, CYT, Goodride, West Lake, Yartu
Hankook Tire[33][34][35] South Korea 1941 Aurora, Hankook, Kingstar
Haq Tyres & Rubber Industries[36] Pakistan 2003 Flying Hawk Tyres & Tubes
Hoosier Racing Tire[37] USA 1957 Hoosier
Hutchinson SNC[38] France 1957 Hutchinson Tires
Innovative Tyres & Tubes Ltd.[39][40] India 1995 Stud, Vayu
JK Tyre & Industries[41][42] India 1951 JK, Tornel, Vikrant
Kenda Rubber Industrial Company[43] Taiwan 1962 Kenda
Kumho Tires[44][45] South Korea 1960 Admiral, Marshal, Kumho
Lego Group[46] Denmark 1932 World's largest manufacturer of tires by number of units (381 million in 2011). Manufactures toy tires for its building block set. Began tire production in 1962.[46]
Levorin[47] Brazil 1943 Levorin
Maggion[48] Brazil 1942 Maggion
Magna Tyres Group[49] Netherlands 2006 Magna
Marangoni[50] Italy 1945 Marangoni, Marix
Michelin Group[51][52][53][54][55] France 1889 BFGoodrich, Kleber, Kormoran, Michelin, Riken, Taurus, Uniroyal (North America), Tigar Tyres
Nankang Rubber Tire[56][57][58] Taiwan 1959 Nankang, Sonar, Star Performer TNG
Nexen Tire[59][60] South Korea 1942 Nexen, Roadstone
Nizhnekamskshina[61] Russia 1968 Kama
Nokian Tyres Group[62] Finland 1898 Nokian
P.T. Elang Perdana Tyre Industry[63] Indonesia 1996 Accelera
Petlas[64] Turkey 1976 Petlas, Starmaxx
Pirelli[65][66] Italy 1872 Agom, Courier, Metzeler, Pirelli
PT Gajah Tunggal[67][68] Indonesia 1951 GT Radial (44.8% owned by GITI)
Ralco Tyres/Ram Lubhaya & Sons (A Unit of Ralson India Ltd).[69] India 1998
Rinaldi[70] Brazil 1969 Rinaldi
Rosava[71] Ukraine Rosava
Sao Vang Rubber JSC[72] Vietnam 1960 Sao Vang Rubber JSC
Sava Tires[73] Slovenia 1920 Sava Tires
Shandong Linglong Rubber Company[74] China 1975 Linglong
Shanghai Tyre & Rubber Company[75] China 1990 DoubleCoin, Warrior
SIBUR Russian Tyres JSC[76][77][78][79] Russia 2002 Cordiant), TyRex, Uralshina, Voltyre
Silverstone Berhad[80] Malaysia 1988 Silverstone (due to be acquired by Toyo Tires in January 2011)
Sumitomo Rubber Industries[81][82][83] Japan 1909 Dunlop (Japan), Falken, Goodyear (Japan), Sumitomo, Multi-Mile, Sigma, Cordovan, Vanderbilt
Titan Tire Corporation[84] USA 1890 Continental (farm tires), Goodyear (farm tires), Titan
Toyo Tire & Rubber Company[85] Japan 1943 Nitto, Toyo
Trayal Corporation[86] Serbia 1889 Trayal
Triangle Group[87] China 1976 Triangle Group, Diamond back
TVS Srichakra[88] India 1982 TVS
Vintage Tyres[89] UK 1962 The world's first ever manufacturer of original tyres for classic and specialist vehicles (including bias-ply) for collector, vintage and racing automobile (Waymaster, Ensign), and distributes under license from (Dunlop, Avon, Michelin, Camac, Vredestein)
Yokohama Rubber Company[90] Japan 1910 Mohawk, Yokohama

[edit] References

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  4. ^ ":: ATF FARMKING :::". Retrieved 2009-12-24. 
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