U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) welcomed Giti Tire USA as its newest member. The USTMA Board of Directors unanimously approved the company’s membership at the association’s spring Board of Directors meeting.
Tire manufacturers that produce tires in the U.S are eligible for USTMA membership. Giti began tire production at its new Richburg, S.C. facility in October of 2017. The company’s U.S. headquarters is in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
“We are pleased to have Giti join our organization,” said Anne Forristall Luke, USTMA President and CEO. “Giti’s investment in adding operations in the U.S. is a demonstration of the strength and appeal of this market.”
USTMA’s members: Bridgestone Americas, Inc., Continental Tire the Americas, LLC, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, Giti Tire (USA) Ltd, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Hankook Tire America Corp., Kumho Tire U.S.A., Inc., Michelin North America, Inc., Pirelli Tire North America, Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. and Yokohama Tire Corporation.