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Handling system to Nokian Tyres’ new production mill in St. Petersburg

Pesmel got an order from Nokian Tyres of finishing area conveyor system. The system will be delivered to Nokian Tyre’s new factory in Vsevolozhsk, Russia.

Nokian Tyres is strongly growing company, which investment pace in a past decade has been fast. The company specialized in winter tyres has its’ main market areas in the Nordic Countries, Russia and other CIS countries. In recent years the growth of Russian market has been especially strong.

During the last eight years Nokian Tyres has invested in Russian market 600 million euros totally, in order to meet the demand. The latest investment is third production facility situated next to 2005 build factory in Vsevolozhsk, St. Petersburg. By the new production facility the annual production capacity of the Russian factories is raised to 17 million tyres.

Pesmel has taken part in automating the tyre handling operations as a system supplier over two decades. After successful cooperation in Finland, Pesmel deliveries to Russian factories started in 2005 and have focused to test and inspection cell conveyor systems at the finishing areas.

Nokian Tyres is a good example of a long partnership that benefits both parties. When the supplier is familiar with customers production process and products things proceed smoothly during the project and the end result is successful.