Michelin Italia and Euromaster are running in support of the Italian Red Cross and the ASLs, “which with their relief activities for victims infected by Covid 19 play an important role in the battle to treat Italian citizens”. Throughout April, the emergency vehicles of the mobile units supplied to CRI and ASL throughout Italy can rely on Euromaster workshops for free to repair or replace punctured or damaged tires.
Not the only Michelin initiative: complementary operations are already underway in Alessandria, Cuneo, Milan and Turin, the city where Michelin is present with its factories and commercial headquarters. In the last week of March, after an analysis of the wear of the tires of the emergency vehicles of the four cities, the Italian branch of the French manufacturer had begun to supply the tires necessary for free to guarantee the continuity of the service.
“At this time so difficult for the population and, in particular, for health workers who work to bring relief to citizens, it is essential to have efficient equipment and equipment that supports this enormous commitment “: Simone Miatton, president of Michelin Italia, thanks so much. “From the heart, the affiliates who responded to this initiative”.
“Euromaster affiliates will contact the CRI and the ASL area to present the initiative with the aim of supporting and the local activity of the operators. Given the continuous evolution, we will evaluate the need to extend the initiative for the following period “, echoes Cristiano Olivero, CEO of Euromaster Italia. Euromaster the European chain specialized in tires and car maintenance. Founded in 1991, it is part of the Michelin group. Today it has over 2,400 centers in 18 countries. In Italy the network, entirely franchised, has 217 Service Centers located throughout the territory.
Michelin employees in Italy (the branch was founded in 1906) there are about four thousand and the Italian plants (of Cuneo and Alessandria) have a production capacity of 15 million tires per year. Worldwide, Michelin (born in 1889) has 67 67 production sites in 17 countries and over 125,000 employees. Over 6,000 researchers from America, Europe and Asia work in the Research and Development sector, with an annual budget of 641 million euros. The total annual production (2018 figure) of 190 million tires. The group headquarters in Clermont-Ferrand.
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