CONGRATULATIONS: Continental Tyre South Africa is thrilled to be celebrating a significant milestone as the company reaches its 70th anniversary in 2017.
Originally founded as a joint venture between General Tire International in the US and the local Williams Hunt Group, the General Tire and Rubber Company South Africa was officially registered in January 1947.
The local operation was acquired by Continental AG in 1998 and renamed Continental Tyre South Africa (Pty) Ltd, creating the foundation to become one of SA’s leading tyre manufacturers and an integral part of Continental’s global family.
Over the past seven decades, it has become one of the industry leaders in South Africa, both within the automotive sector and in the development of Port Elizabeth as a world-class manufacturing hub.
“The 70th anniversary for Continental Tyre SA is a proud achievement for the company, and for all