Established in 1872, Pirelli is among the world’s top producers of tyres and suppliers of associated services, the only one pure Consumer tyre Company in the sector with a distinctive positioning in High Value tyres, products made to achieve the highest levels in terms of performance, safety, silence and road grip and characterized by high level technological content and/or customization.
With 19 factories located in 13 countries Pirelli had a turnover of 5 billion € in 2016, and more than 12,500 points of sale in over 160 countries, a growing sales network that puts Pirelli ever closer to its customers.
The company currently supports over 460 car and motorcycle sport events in all of the five continents and has been the exclusive tyre partner to the Formula One™ World Championship since 2011 and with an agreement valid until the end of 2019.
All of this has grown from a strong commitment to research and development with an open and collaborative approach. Over the last three years Pirelli’s investment in R&D was 7.4 per cent of its revenues from high value products, one of the highest levels among the world’s major tyre producers.