Bridgestone is a world leader in manufacturing tyres and parts and is headquartered in Japan. Bridgestone designs and manufactures tyres in Europe and has a state-of-the-art research and development centre, 12 production facilities and branches in over 34 European countries with around 18,200 employees.
Regularly awarded high marks in trade journals, Continental is one of the longest established tyre manufacturers using German technology. The Continental brand was founded in 1871 and has an annual global turnover of just under €38 billion (as of 2020). An international corporation, Continental boasts a wealth of expertise in tyres, with approximately 236,000 employees in 60 countries around the world.
Dunlop tyres are a well-known tyre brand with a long-standing tradition of quality and performance. Dunlop showcases its innovative tyre technology every year with its range of tyres. Vehicle manufacturers favour ultra-high and high-performance tyres. Excellent cooperation with leading vehicle manufacturers worldwide plays an ongoing role in the development of high-performance tyres.
The Goodyear company was founded in 1898 by Frank Seiberling. The American tyre manufacturer is named after the inventor of rubber, Charles Goodyear. Goodyear quickly emerged as one of the leading tyre manufacturers and today has manufacturing facilities all over the world.
MICHELIN, founded in 1889, is one of the most well-known tyre manufacturers in the world. The company sells its products worldwide and is known for high quality tyres. MICHELIN designs reliable and functional tyres for both road and track use.
Pirelli is a company that has long ranked among the top tyre manufacturers. It was founded in 1872 and grew rapidly from there. Pirelli achieved its first international sporting triumph when the winners of the 1907 Peking-Paris Rally crossed the finish line on Pirelli tyres. Pirelli tyres are synonymous with victory and quality, not only on the road, but also in motorsport, including many years of Formula 1 racing.