Nokian Tyres in brief

Nokian Tyres in brief


Nokian Tyres develops and manufactures premium tires for people who value safety, sustainability and predictability. Inspired by our Scandinavian heritage, we craft innovative products for passenger cars, trucks and heavy machinery that give you peace of mind in all driving conditions. Our Vianor chain provides tire and car services.

In 2023, our net sales totaled EUR 1,174 million. At the end of 2023 we employed over 3,400 professionals. Nokian Tyres is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

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Business areas

We develop and manufacture high-quality winter, summer and all season tires for passenger cars, SUVs and vans. In addition, we are one of the world's leading manufacturers of heavy special tires. Our group also includes the Vianor chain, specialising in vehicle maintenance and tire services.

Passenger car tires 
Heavy Tyres 

Market areas

The Nordic countries, North America and Central Europe are important market areas for Nokian Tyres. Our innovative and pioneering products, high-quality services and strong distribution network strengthen our position in key markets.


Nokian Tyres manufactures passenger car tires in its factories in Nokia, Finland and in Dayton, US. All heavy tires are manufactured at the Nokia factory except for tires for trucks and buses, which are designed in Finland and produced by off-take contract manufacturers in the EU. Investment in new production capacity in Europe is ongoing.

History of Nokian Tyres

Nokian Tyres plc was founded in 1988 and the company’s roots go back all the way to 1898, when Suomen Gummitehdas Oy, or Finnish Rubber Factory, was established. 

The Finnish Rubber Works is founded
The world’s first winter tire, The Weather tire
Nokian Tyres plc shares float on the Helsinki Stock Exchange
The world’s first winter tire with wet grip and fuel efficiency in the EU tyre label’s best A class
Nokian Tyres’ third factory started production in Dayton, US
Testing began at the Nokian Tyres Spain Test Center
Pure safety with Hakkapeliitta R5
Decision to invest in completely new capacity in Europe