Products for Commercial Specialty Vehicles

Continental - Earthmover History

Continental - Earthmover History

History of Earthmoving Tires

Never really been out of EM OTR Tires

Start of OTR production
Hanover
Hanover

OTR Tires are produced in Hanover-Stöcken, Germany and light EM tires for Grader as well as Agricultural tires are manufactured in Hanover-Vahrenwald.

Continental Nylon EM tires

Continental Nylon cross-ply OTR tires are in use on construction vehicles throughout the world.

Stop of Production
Ackerschlepper-Reifen T3
Ackerschlepper-Reifen T3

Production of Aircraft tires was given up upon, machinery was used for OTR tires.

General Tire acquisition
General Tire
General Tire

General Tire acquisition and with it:


- OTR bias expertise in Bryan USA


- Leading market position in South African UGM market for precious metals


- Start of Radial OTR tire development with German Engineering lead from Tires R&D in Hanover-Stöcken.


Production transfer to Traiskirchen
Traiskirchen
Traiskirchen

Move of EM-Tires from Stöcken to Traiskirchen, Austria.

Radialization of EM OTR-Tires
Continental EA3
Continental EA3

With the EA3 - Continental enters the market with its first own EM OTR radial tire ( E = Earthmover, A = Articulated, 3 = Standard)

Joint venture with Sime Tire
PJ Plant
PJ Plant

Joint venture with Sime Tire in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia and start of production for Cross-ply OTR EM tires under SIMEX brand.

Sale of EM-Radial Business
Titan
Titan

Continental EM OTR Radial Business sold to Titan including the EM OTR headquarter in Charlotte factory in Bryan, USA.

A new Start
OTR Radial production
OTR Radial production

Continental restarts OTR radial tire production under joint venture.

Market re-entry

Continental re-enters the market for OTR Radial tires as the agreement with Titan ends. All Continental radial tires are fitted with a tire sensor from factory.

The offer for Digital Solutions in the Earthmoving sector includes ContiPressureCheck™ and ContiConnect™.


Introduction of TeleMaster

Development and introduction of first solid OTR tire for telehandler in cooperation with JLG - TeleMaster

First OEM approvals

Caterpillar approves first new EM OTR tires up to 35”

OTR Consulting
ContiLogger
ContiLogger

Expansion in the OTR Consulting with the ContiLogger service concept that evaluates vehicle and topographical data, resulting in optimized tire usage, loading, and routing.

Production transfer to Lousado

Opening of new Radial OTR plant in Lousado, Portugal

EM OTR V.ply
General Tire
General Tire

Launch of General Tire EM V.ply tire range from Petaling Jaya (PJ), Malaysia