JSC "Dneproshina" (Dnepropetrovsk), the second-largest tire plant in Ukraine, December 26, 2011 resumed production activities after almost a year of inactivity, the press service of the company.
"According to the agreement with the" Dneproshina "German consulting firm TTC Gmbh is working on the development and improvement of the quality of the product mix of the plant. In particular, the consulting firm will develop 19 new models of passenger car tires. Prepare for the production and 28 new agricultural tire sizes, "- said in a statement.
In the future, the company plans to acquire two assembly machines and 11 Curing, which will allow for 100% use a previously installed capacity of preparatory and procuring equipment, to reduce costs.
As reported, "Dneproshina" stopped production in January 2011. According to the company, the reason for the stop was the shortage of working capital caused by, including a significant increase in raw material prices and energy costs, lower sales volumes by more than 50% increase in debt on VAT refunds.
"Dneproshina" — the largest Ukrainian manufacturer of truck and agricultural tires. The company produces more than 200 types of tires for trucks, cars, agricultural machines, motorcycles, and a wide range of rubber products.