Nokian Tires announced it has installed solar panels to help power its distribution facility located in Colchester, Vermont.
“We continuously work to protect the planet and want to ensure we are doing everything possible to contribute to our long-term work towards environmental sustainability,” said Hans Dyhrman, director of marketing, Nokian Tyres. “Not only will this project contribute to keeping business costs at a minimum, but it will assist in our efforts to generate clean and renewable energy.”
Nokian Tires sustainability goals for 2020 includes a significant reduction of rolling resistance in products, cutting C02 emissions from production by 20 percent and auditing all of its natural rubber products.
The Vermont warehouse currently holds around 350,000 passenger car tires.