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Nokian information

Nokian is a Finish tyre Brand specialized in winter tyres and nordic tyres. The company is based in Nokia, Finland.


Important dates :

1898:  Foundation of the Suomen Gummitehdas Oy Company (rubber manufacturing company of Finland).

1932:  The company began to manufacture their  first car tyres.

1934:  The company began to develop their  first winter tyre.

1988: The Nokian Tyres plc. Company was established.

2003:  split from the Nokia Group - Bridgestone Europe became the company’s majority shareholder.

2005:  Second factory opened in Russia.


The Nokian tyre brand is mainly marketed in Scandinavian countries (43% of the sales) and Russia (34% of the sales).

The Nokian’s 2008 annual sales amounted to 1.08 billion. The company currently employs 3,800 people.

In addition to tyres for cars, vans, and 4x4s, Nokian manufactures tyres for trucks, agriculture and forestry.