The production of tyres in Ethiopia goes back to 1973, when Addis Tyre S.C. (ATC) the first of its kind in the country, was established with a yearly production capacity of 60,000 tyres and a total labor force of 260 people.
Major inputs and raw materials for tyre manufacturing are imported from Malaysia, India, China, Indonesia, Egypt and Europe. Natural Rubber is one of the major inputs. Among those imported raw materials, the price of natural rubber is constantly growing.
Training Horizon Addis Tyre S.C. after its takeover of Matador’s share is doing its best in terms of improving the
quality of the products by introducing new European technology and technical support from German company Continental Tyre which is the 4th largest tyre manufacturer in the world.
In addition to this giving awareness creation and Training for its customers. Some of the training was given to.