Pirelli Tire North America designs, develops, manufactures and markets tires for passenger vehicles in both the original equipment and replacement markets as well as markets and distributes tires for motorcycles and motorsports. Its Rome, Georgia manufacturing facility features Pirelli's Modular Integrated Robotized System (MIRS), which employs state-of-the-art technology to manufacture tires for both export and domestic markets.
Pirelli's motorsport excellence is based on a tradition of innovation and reliability in competition and is the number one tire choice for the world's most exciting racing series including Formula 1, WRC, World Challenge Championships, World Superbike as well as Super Stock and Motocross World Championships for motorcycles.
Pirelli's Green Performance strategy is aimed at developing products and solutions that combine maximum performance and safety with respect for the environment. By 2012 40% of Pirelli tire production will be environmentally sustainable and its current crop of P Zero UHP (ultra-high-performance) and competition tires are leading the way with highly aromatic oil-free (HAOF) compounds - proving that Green Performance is the fastest way ahead. Pirelli's attention to the issue of sustainability is also shown by its recent confirmation in the Dow Jones Sustainability STOXX and Dow Jones Sustainability World indices, where the Company has been the leading company in the "Autoparts and Tires" sector for four consecutive years.
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