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PIRELLI is an Italian company specializing in the production of tires. The company was founded in 1872 in Milan, and is the fifth largest producer. The group has manufacturing units in 25 countries over 4 continents; it has 19 industrial facilities.

PIRELLI is distinguished by its long industrial tradition, which has always been associated with a significant innovation, flawless product quality and brand strength, which enabled it to achieve a turnover of around 4.8 billion € in 2010.

In July 1980 the Tunisian subsidiary called Société Tunisienne des Industries de Pneumatiques (STIP) was created in Sousse. It has a workforce of approximately 1,290 employees.

STIP, the only tire producer in Tunisia, records a continuous industrial ascension: acquisition of machinery and equipment, high technology, update and process development, market development and marketing techniques...

This is how all of its products are ISO 9002 certified and have specific certificates: ETRTO standards for European standards and DOT for U.S. standards.