City of Clinton

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Welcoming Continental Tire

Who Is Continental ?

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2017, Continental generated sales of €44 billion and currently employs more than 240,000 people in 61 countries. For more information about the company Continental Corporation, visit

Building our Future in Mississippi

Clinton and Hinds County, Mississippi have been selected as the premier location of Continental Tire’s most technology advanced tire plant in North America. Set to open in late 2019, the new tire plant will produce large truck and bus tires. More than 2,000 career opportunities will be created over the next decade as well as significant contractor opportunities throughout the state.

Training Center Opening Late 2018

The facility will be used for job interviews, employee on-boarding and training new employees. It will be equipped with classrooms, computer labs and hands-on technical training areas. The training center will be built to LEED Silver standards and include features that promote energy efficiency and sustainability, such as solar panels and advanced utility metering.