Management

New Sales Director at STARCO

New Sales Director at STARCO

In January 2020, Christian de Wit will join STARCO as Sales Director and Head of Global Sales. He brings extensive experience from the wheel and tyre industry.  On 1st January, Christian de Wit will join STARCO as Head of Global Sales. He will report to the CEO...
STARCO to expand Polish facilities

STARCO to expand Polish facilities

STARCO’s turnover in Poland increased more than 40% from 2016 to 2018. Despite a 30% growth in assemblies during 2018, there is a lack of capacity to meet the growing demand from Polish OEM customers. Therefore, STARCO will invest in expanding the Polish facilities...
STARCO divests Sri Lankan solid tyre factory

STARCO divests Sri Lankan solid tyre factory

STARCO divests its Sri Lankan solid tyre factory to Sun Tyre & Wheel Systems (SUN-TWS), part of 8 billion-dollar TVS Group of India. SUN-TWS instantly becomes a key strategic partner and supplier of STARCO’s solid tyre range as the market knows it today.  The...
STARCO joins the Kenda Group

STARCO joins the Kenda Group

Today, the European wheel and tyre supplier STARCO becomes part of the Kenda Group. STARCO will continue to operate as it does today, and the 2020 strategy remains unchanged. Besides a good cultural, organisational and strategic fit, both companies see significant...
“We’d rather be #1 in one area than #3 in two areas”

“We’d rather be #1 in one area than #3 in two areas”

In November, STARCO announced a new approach to the replacement market. STARCO is currently phasing out nearly all replacement market across Europe to focus on the OEM business. Today is the last day for serving aftermarket-customers in France. The UK aftermarket will...