Innovation and Manufacturing Process Improvements Are Driving the Tyre Industry Forward; just-auto.com Forecasts Global Tyre Sales to 2005

Apr 12, 2001, 01:00 ET from just-auto.com

    LONDON, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.just-auto.com -- Technology
 has facilitated the labour intensive and multistage industry of tyremaking,
 with automated processes such as sequenced feeds and auto cutting of
 materials.  However, even today it remains a labour intensive industry and
 total costs are closely linked to labour costs in the geographic region in
 which the manufacturer operates.
     A summary of the exclusive just-auto.com report, "The Global Market for
 Tyres," at http://just-auto.com/features_detail.asp?art=474&app=1&fotw=sct
 says that most of the major tyre manufacturers are concentrating on reducing
 costs by moving production to lower labour cost areas, closing down high cost
 operations, introducing new manufacturing processes and ensuring plants run at
 maximum capacity.
     This major new report from just-auto.com examines the structure and nature
 of the global tyre industry -- and outlines how it varies from region to
 region.  It analyses the significant trends in the market -- technical,
 financial and commercial -- and then makes a forecast of the industry and the
 way it will evolve over the next 5 years.
     just-auto.com is the premier online portal for automotive industry
 professionals worldwide.  Targeted specifically at industry and business
 professionals the site provides a single point of reference for independent
 automotive industry information.
 
 

SOURCE just-auto.com
    LONDON, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.just-auto.com -- Technology
 has facilitated the labour intensive and multistage industry of tyremaking,
 with automated processes such as sequenced feeds and auto cutting of
 materials.  However, even today it remains a labour intensive industry and
 total costs are closely linked to labour costs in the geographic region in
 which the manufacturer operates.
     A summary of the exclusive just-auto.com report, "The Global Market for
 Tyres," at http://just-auto.com/features_detail.asp?art=474&app=1&fotw=sct
 says that most of the major tyre manufacturers are concentrating on reducing
 costs by moving production to lower labour cost areas, closing down high cost
 operations, introducing new manufacturing processes and ensuring plants run at
 maximum capacity.
     This major new report from just-auto.com examines the structure and nature
 of the global tyre industry -- and outlines how it varies from region to
 region.  It analyses the significant trends in the market -- technical,
 financial and commercial -- and then makes a forecast of the industry and the
 way it will evolve over the next 5 years.
     just-auto.com is the premier online portal for automotive industry
 professionals worldwide.  Targeted specifically at industry and business
 professionals the site provides a single point of reference for independent
 automotive industry information.
 
 SOURCE  just-auto.com