Giti's Milestones

Take a ride on Giti’s road to success, celebrating the past and looking forward to the future.

Headquartered in Singapore

Giti Tire has grown to be one of the leading tire companies globally in terms of size, revenue, and recognition.

Giti Tire operates world class manufacturing plants in China, Indonesia, and the United States vertically integrated into strategic raw materials to mitigate supply risk and quality control which also covers quality services for customers. Our history is one of growth and achievement, and we strive to continue this towards the future.

 
 

1951

Giti’s roots go back to production of bicycle tires and inner tubes in Indonesia

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1971

Technical assistance agreement was signed with Japanese company to produce motorcycle tires

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1981

Company started producing bias tires for passenger and commercial vehicles

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1990

PT Gajah Tunggal Tbk was listed on the Jakarta and Surabaya stock exchange

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1993

The name ‘Giti Tire’ was established with development of a full passenger car and light truck tire factory in Anhui, China

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1994

Giti received quality certifications, including E-Mark for European markets

1995

Giti Tire Fujian was established, and the company earned ISO 9002 and TUV international quality certifications

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1997

Received IS0 9001 certification for quality design, development, and installation system

 
 

2002

Achieved QS 9000 certification approval

2003

Established Giti Tire (China) Investment Co. Ltd

2005

Established Giti Tire (USA) Ltd.al

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2008

Giti achieved top selling passenger car tire in China for 8th consecutive yeard.al

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2009

Established European offices in the UK and Germany

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2012

Giti made its US trade show debut at the ITEC conference in Dallas, Texas

2013

Established France and Brazil Giti Tire offices; Nobuhiro ‘Monster’ Tajima wins Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb on specially engineered GitiCompete GTR1 tires

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2014

Giti announces plans for $560 million manufacturing facility in South Carolina, USA

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2015

Giti Tire (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd was established, and the Giti brand commercial truck and bus tires made its debut in Southeast Asia region; Giti won 1st place in the highly competitive 12 Hours Sepang race

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2016

Company establishes Indonesia’s largest and most advanced proving ground; Giti was showcased prominently at the Essen Show in Germany; Giti debuted its commercial truck racing tires in Australia; Giti was awarded Hardlines Supplier and Automotive Supplier of the Year by Walmart USA

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2017

Opened USA manufacturing facility in South Carolina; Established Middle East office in Dubai, U.A.E.; Giti made its 24 Hours Nurburging racing debut, placing an impressive 2nd in its SP8 class.

 
 

2018

U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) admits Giti as its newest member; Giti earns first US-made OEM partnership; Motorsports grows with new Formula 3 Asian Series and Europe BTRA truck racing partnerships

2019

Giti’s Audi R8 duo conquers 1st and 2nd in its SP8 class; the company’s ‘Girls Only’ racing team of all female drivers, coach, and crew made history as the first such racing team ever to win its class in international competition (VLN Germany, Oct 2019)

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2020

Giti made its Middle East racing debut with Formula 3 Asian Championship events in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

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