first_imgNokian Tyres,Nokian Tyres, Inc. has announced that its subsidiary, University Wholesalers,  has purchased Maine Wholesale Tire, a Portland, Maine based tire distributor. The new entity will operate under the University Wholesalers name. The operation gives us a much stronger presence in Maine and will enable us to improve levels of service to our dealers there and also in southern New Hampshire and eastern Massachusetts, said Jari Lepisto, General Manger Nokian Tyres, Inc.One of the former owners of Maine Wholesale Tire will remain as management staff to ensure a smooth transition. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.About Nokian Tyres, Inc.Nokian Tyres, Inc. is the North American subsidiary of Nokian Tyres P.L.C. of Nokia, Finland, a leading manufacturer of winter and performance tires for cars and SUVs.  Located in Colchester, Vermont, the company employs 135 people and services over 1500 retailers in North America selling Nokian products. The company also owns and operates 12 Vianor retail tire and service centers through the Northeast.Source: Nokian.  COLCHESTER, Vt. (September 18th, 2009)-last_img

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply