Feb 10, 2023

MTD Facts Issue: South Carolina Has the Most Tire Plants

South Carolina has 12 tire manufacturing plants, according to MTD’s 2023 Facts Issue – the most of any U.S. state. Those plants have a combined manufacturing capacity of around 144,000 units per day.

Six of those plants are owned and operated by Michelin North America Inc.

Tennessee has the second highest number of tire manufacturing plants in the U.S. with six, which together have a daily manufacturing capacity of 59,000 tires.

Georgia, Illinois, Iowa and Mississippi each have three tire manufacturing plants, according to MTD research – with the Georgia plants enjoying the most production capacity (58,700 per day), followed by Illinois (52,700 units per day), Mississippi (47,800 tires per day) and Iowa (15,100 units per day.) …

Source: MTD

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