Continental Celebrates Piling Ceremony for Additional Warehouse at its Tire Plant in Rayong, Thailand
- The technology company Continental held a piling ceremony for groundbreaking of a new warehouse for green tires at its tire plant in Rayong, Thailand
- the new warehouse building will cover 2,000 square meters and, In the future, will be equipped with state-of-the-art automation technology
19 April 2023, Rayong, Thailand, Continental celebrated the piling ceremony for groundbreaking of a new warehouse for green tires at its tire plant in Rayong, Thailand. The warehouse construction is part of the initial phase of the plant expansion, and will be gradually put in use from March 2024. With a total area of 2,000 square meters and a height of 32 meters, the green tire warehouse is planned to be equipped with state-of-the-art automation technology in the future to support the growth and expansion of tire production in Rayong plant to serve customers in global markets.
“The expansion of the plant is set in a flexible and agile setup and is an essential part of our long-term growth strategy. We aim to be the leader in tire manufacturing in Thailand in terms of advanced technology and sustainability in tire production,” mentioned Mr. Vignesh Devasenapathy, Plant Manager, Continental Tyres (Thailand).
Equipped with the most advanced tire production technology, the Rayong tire plant produces premium passenger, light truck, and motorcycle tires for customers worldwide. The size of the site is about 750,000 m² which potentially allows an expansion to up to 25 million tires capacity per year.
Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2022, Continental generated sales of €39.4 billion and currently employs around 200,000 people in 57 countries and markets.
The Tires group sector has 24 production and development locations worldwide. Continental is one of the leading tire manufacturers with 57,000 employees and posted sales of €14 billion in 2022 in this group sector. Continental ranks among the technology leaders in tire production and offers a broad product range for passenger cars, commercial and special-purpose vehicles as well as two-wheelers. Through continuous investment in research and development, Continental makes a major contribution to safe, cost effective and ecologically efficient mobility. The portfolio of the tire business includes services for the tire trade and fleet applications, as well as digital management systems for tires.
Continental Tyres (Thailand)
Phone: +62 509 9349
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Piling ceremony of facility expansion in Tire Plant, Rayong
|Mr. Vignesh Devasenapathy, Plant Manager (five from left) together with the local management team celebrated the piling ceremony of facility expansion at Rayong Tire plant.|
Continental’s Tire Plant in Rayong