country. Located in the Hefei Economic and Technology
Development Zone, GITI Tire Anhui produces tires for
various vehicle types and road conditions. Major R&D
and supply chain facilities are also located together with
A leading goal of these plant visits was to observe criti-
cal steps in the production process from the reception
GITI TIRE, THE 10
IN THE WORLD,
will establish its first North American greenfield
manufacturing facility in Chester County
1,700 NEW JOBS
over the next decade
New facility will combine manufacturing
and distribution activies, with
total building area estimated to be
1.8 million square feet
of raw materials to tire storage and shipment and the
different jobs associated with each of these various
methods. The Discovery team focused on the primary
development questions, including: what are the positive
aspects that need to be duplicated at the new facility?
What are the quality standards that will be expected?
What are the most challenging and/or difficult tasks that
will need to be learned for the job?
Marianne Borders, readySC Area Director (2nd from left), and Kelly Shumaker, HR Director of GITI Tire Manufacturing, USA (3rd
from left), listen as Quality Assurance Executive Director Michel Dube (center) describes the manufacturing processes of the PT.
Gajah Tunggal Tbk facility in Indonesia. Also shown are Julianto Djajadi, Executive Vice President of Business Operations, North
America, GITI Tire USA (5th from left) and Sylvia Soerijadi, CFO of GITI Tire USA (6th from left).