SHOREWOOD, Ill. — Nokian Tyres Inc. has opened its seventh distribution center in North America, a 211,000-sq.-ft. facility in Shorewood, near Chicago.
The company said thelocated about 50 miles southwest of Chicago, can store up to 275,000 tires. It began distributing to customers on Aug. 1.
"The opening of the Shorewood distribution center is another example of Nokian Tyres' commitment to investing in North America and meeting the growing consumer demand for our tires," said Tommi Heinonen, head of Nokian's North America subsidiary.
"The distribution center has already helped reduce delivery times improving our ability to serve customers throughout the region."