About Kenda

Since it was founded in 1962, Kenda has operated under the core values of Honesty, Innovation, Quality, and Customer Service. Over the years,Kenda has continued to develop and expand its product offering to meet changing market demands.

Today, Kenda is one of the world's leading tyre and tube manufacturers for automotive, motorcycle, ATV, bicycle, wheelchair, golf cart, lawn care equipment, trailer, skid loader, and agricultural vehicles. With factories all over the world, Kenda is able to provide quality products to suit a wide variety of applications.

Kenda continues to push the parameters of the powersports industry. The "Kenda" name comes from the Chinese symbol "Ken dá" which means "never stop growing"

Producing quality tyres has always been Kenda's first priority.

In order to make tyres that perform well and maintain the integrity of the brand and the quality level of the tyres, a good product department is critical..

THE KENDA STORY


2023

 

Kenda unveils a new logo as part of its brand refresh stategy.


2022

KENDA Celebrates 60 Years of Innovation  STARCO

KENDA 60th Anniversary


2017

Kenda acquires STARCO, a Danish company with distribution throughout Europe

2016

Kenda established European technical office in Germany

Vietnam 2nd factory established


2015

Indonesia factory established


2014

KENDA American Technical Center in Akron, OH established


2013

KENDA Rubber Industrial Co. Europe GmbH established

Kenda Europe was established in Germany


2012

KENDA 50th Anniversary

Tianjin, China 2nd factory established


2008

Tianjin, China 1st factory established


2005

Shenzhen, China 2nd factory established


2004

Established joint venture with Cooper Tire in Kunshan, China


2001

Introduced Passenger Car Radial tires


1999

Kunshan, China 2nd factory established

Acquired Martin Wheel Company in Akron, Ohio


1998

Acquired Monitor Manufacturing in Cartersville, Georgia, USA


1997

Ho Chi Min, Vietnam 1st factory established


 

1995

Introduced Golf Cart tires

American Tire and Wheel Company established in York, Pennsylvania

 

1994

Kunshan, China factory established


1992

Joint venture with TOTAL Company


1991

Kenda USA established in Columbus, Ohio


1990

Shenzhen, China 1st factory established

 

Kenda stock was listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange


1985

Yun-Lin, Taiwan factory established


1983

Introduced Trailer tires


1978

Introduced Lawn & Garden tires


1970

Introduced Motorcycle & Scooter tires


1962

Kenda Rubber was founded in Yuanlin, Taiwan to produce bicycle tires.