Continental moves back into agri tyres

Continental Commercial Specialty Tires (CST) is strengthening its international team with a strong focus on building their Agricultural tyre business. Matthias Engelhardt (55) and Harm-Hendrik Lange (35) have taken up the newly created positions as field engineers.

Before joining Continental, both field engineers have gained long-term expertise in the respective businesses. Engelhardt has been working at Bridgestone Deutschland for around 24 years, most recently as senior manager Commercial Business Germany. Lange has gained experience in the agricultural business as Test Engineer Hydraulics and Drive Train and test engineer at John Deere.

The Continental tyre division currently has over 24 production and development locations worldwide. The broad product range and continuous investments in R&D make a major contribution to cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility. As one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers with around 52,000 employees, the tyre division generated sales of over au$15 billion in 2016.