OOO Nizhnekamsk Solid Steel Cord Tire Factory is a truly unique enterprise for production of solid steel cord tires (SSC-tires) which was added to the tire production complex of JSC TATNEFT in 2009. The works design capacity is 1.2 million tires per year. TATNEFT Company has invested about 18 billion rubles in the construction of the factory. The project aims at meeting a growing demand among the domestic automakers in the tires of a new design. Solid steel cord tires (SSC tires) are distinguished by their durability and environmental friendliness. The start to the project was given in January 2007. A German company, one of the world’s leaders in the production of SSC tires, was selected as a strategic partner. The factory was put into operation in December 2009. The first serial tires were manufactured in April 2010.
The high quality of the OOO "NZSH CMK" products was confirmed by the victory in the "Best Goods and Services of the Republic of Tatarstan in 2012" contest. Four KAMA model tires, including three solid steel cord ones, won in the category "Technical and industrial goods". The SSC Tire Factory was awarded the diploma of the All-Russian contest "100 best goods of Russia" for a pneumatic tire of NF- 701 model for trucks. In February 2013 the Nizhnekamsk SSC Tire Factory started the initial batch production of two new models of tires for long-haul tractors and buses: KAMA NF- 202 295/75 R22.5 and KAMA NR- 202 295/75 R22.5. The first professional skills contest was held at the OOO “NZSH CMK” in March 2013. It was attended by young vulcanizer operators, inspection engineers and radiographers.
A millionth tire of the solid steel cord design was manufactured by OOO "Nizhnekamsk SSC Tire Factory" in April 2013. The jubilee tire KAMA NT- 201 of 385/65 R22,5 size was assembled by the best factory’s assembly workers Sergey Teplov and Alexei Vildeev and vulcanizer operator Niaz Galimov. In April 2013, tire manufacturers of TATNEFT delivered a 250,000th KAMA SSC tire for new vehicles assembly of JSC "KAMAZ", which is the largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles in Russia.