Winter Tire Specialist Nokian Tyres’ North American Sales Office Moving to Vermont

Thu August 27 02:40 pm 2009 in category Product news

Winter Tire Specialist Nokian Tyres’ North American Sales Office Moving to Vermont

Nokian Tyres, a specialist in winter tires, is relocating its sales office and concentrating its operations to Vermont in order to serve the winter tire markets more efficiently. The move from LaVergne, Tennessee, to Colchester, Vermont, will be finalized during spring 2010.

- We are real experts in winter tires and northern conditions worldwide. In Vermont, we are near our key customers and can serve the area even better, says Jari Lepisto, President of Nokian Tyres U.S. Holdings Inc.

Nokian Tyres Inc., the North American subsidiary of Nokian Tyres plc of Finland, handles the selling and marketing of Nokian products in the region. Nokian Tyres´ wholesale operation, University Wholesalers Inc. in Colchester distributes to the Northeast. Nokian Tyres owns also Vianor Inc., a 12-store retail tire chain in New England.

Nokian Tyres is a forerunner in developing tires for extreme northern conditions and offers the widest range of winter tires in the world. The company manufactures winter and summer tires for cars and tires for heavy machinery. Nokian Tyres also runs the Vianor chain with some 540 own and partner outlets in the USA, Nordic and Baltic countries, Central Europe, CIS countries and Russia. In 2008, Nokian Tyres plc booked net sales of 1.080 billion Euros (USD 1.550 billion) and employed more than 3,800 people. Nokian Tyres has its own sales companies in the USA, Russia, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.

Further information:
Mr. Jari Lepisto, Nokian Tyres U.S. Holdings, Inc

Tel. +1 802 655 8030
Dir. +1 802 488 8559
Cell. +1 802 999 9243
Email: jlepisto(at)