Go Back   Team-BHP > BHP Worldwide > The International Automotive Scene

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10th April 2015, 18:32   #1
Team-BHP Support
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Mumbai
Posts: 7,816
Thanked: 27,228 Times
Default Apollo Tyres begins building new factory in Hungary

Apollo Tyres has started the construction of a new plant in Hungary. The foundation stone for the plant was laid by Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary and Onkar S. Kanwar, Chairman of Apollo Tyres.

Apollo Tyres begins building new factory in Hungary-apollo_foundation-stone-ceremony.jpg

Located in the village of Gyöngyöshalász, less than 100 km from Budapest, the capital city of Hungary, this is the company's first European greenfield facility. It is expected to start production in early 2017. The plant will produce both, Apollo and Vredestein branded tyres and will cater to the entire European market. It will have a capacity to produce 5.5 million passenger car and light truck tyres and 6,75,000 heavy commercial vehicle (HCV) tyres per annum.

Apollo started had recruiting personnel for the new plant at the beginning of this year. The company has already signed scholarship programmes with close to 90 technicians who will be contracted as employees from July 1. In the second half of the year, 150 more technicians together with engineers are expected to join the facility.
Aditya is online now   (2) Thanks Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
PICS: Apollo Tyres Chennai Factory. Detailed report on the making of a Tyre Vid6639 Tyre & Alloy wheel Section 31 16th February 2015 11:39
2013 F1 - MAGYAR NAGYDÍJ @ Hungary PAVAN KADAM Int'l Motorsport 39 30th July 2013 10:13
Honda begins Activa production at Narsapura factory JayPrashanth Motorbikes 2 26th July 2013 23:24
Apollo Tyres 'Design your tyre' contest Edmund Shifting gears 24 10th April 2007 17:14

All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 17:38.

Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks