Pirelli are among the largest and most recognised tyre companies in the world; designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing tyres for motorcycles, motor vehicles and industrial vehicles.
Founded in 1872, they are the leader in premium tyres, have been the sole supplier of tyres to the Formula 1 Championship since 2011. Their history in the motor racing world spans right back to the early 1900s. Pirelli currently support over 460 car & motorcycle sports events & bring the innovations developed within motorsport into its consumer products.
With a presence in over 160 countries, 19 manufacturing facilities and over 37,000 employees, Pirelli are a global company supplying tyres of the highest quality throughout the world.
Inspired by the 10 principles of the United Nations Global Compact, Pirelli adopted in 2004 a thorough sustainability model to govern the economic, social and environmental impact of its operations. As such, every operating unit integrates best practices in sustainability in its own activities, while co-operating constantly with other units and stakeholders.
Over 100 years' experience have enabled the Italian company to produce tyres which provide the maximum levels of security, longevity and comfort. Each Pirelli tyre responds to the road and the driver; resulting in improved vehicle performance and a smooth, comfortable ride. They are also leading manufacturers of Run Flat tyres, providing greater control and mobility in the event of a puncture, even in very wet road conditions.