Kenda Rubber Industrial Company

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Kenda Rubber Industrial Company
Industry tire
bicycle tire
motorcycle tire
Founded 1962
Headquarters Taiwan
Products Tires for bicycles, motorcycles, ATVs, trailers, automobiles, and industrial equipment
Revenue $698 million
Operating income unknown
Net income unknown
Employees unknown

Kenda Rubber Industrial Company (Chinese: 建大工業股份有限公司) is a manufacturer of pneumatic tires in Taiwan since 1962 with manufacturing facilities in Taiwan, China, and Vietnam. They make tires for bicycles, motorcycles, ATVs, trailers, automobiles, and industrial equipment.[1][2]

Kenda was the 27th largest tire maker in the world in 2010. In 2011, Kenda decided to sell the 50-percent share that it has in the $200 million joint venture that it started with Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in the China in 2003.[3]

Kenda is a sponsor of the Giant Asia Racing Team, a UCI Continental cycling team. Company now supports (2013) Cleveland Cavaliers, Rockets, Cincinnati Reds and Columbus Blue Jackets.

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  1. ^ Chilly White (February 16, 2010). "Kenda K781 Triple Tire Review". Motorcycle USA, LLC. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  2. ^ "Gear Review: Kenda Tires". Mountain Bike Tales. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 
  3. ^ "Kenda eyes additional capacity after selling Cooper JV stake". Tire Business. March 4, 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-20. 

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