Austone was born in 1999 by Chengshan Shandong Tire Co., Ltd. Austone was initially developed for the Australian market. In 2006, Chengshan and Cooper Tire and Rubber Company (U.S.) established a joint venture company - Cooper Chengshan (Shandong) Tire Company Ltd. (CCT) that was effective for 8 years of successful cooperation. During this period Austone has accelerated its reputation and sales worldwide and despite its relatively short history is now exported in more than 100 countries.
Now Prinx, Chengshan, Austone and Fortune are belong Prinx Chengshan Shandong Tire Company Ltd. is wholly invested by Prinx Investment Company Ltd. (Hong Kong). The main plant is located in Rongcheng with over 5,000 employees. Prinx Chengshan has an annual capacity of 15 million tires: 5 million units of radial truck and bus tires, 8 million units of passenger radial tires and 2 million units of bias tires. For producing the best tire, employees in the national level technology center, five national level laboratories and the postdoctoral workstation devote themselves to developing products with advanced technology to meet customers’ needs.
Prinx Chengshan has passed all major quality certifications in tire industry, such as TS16949, ISO14001, CCC, DOT, ECE, INMETRO and GSO. Prinx Chengshan Tire Testing Center has passed ISO17025 certification. In the domestic market, Prinx Chengshan has over 8,000 retailers located throughout China to serve Chinese consumers. Also, Prinx Chengshan serves as an OE tire supplier to more than 30 leading automotive companies in China, such as China National Heavy Duty Truck, FAW-VW, Baotou North Benz Heavy-Duty Truck and Brilliance BMW.