Mitas http://iowapublicradio.org en Mitas makes tires around the clock http://iowapublicradio.org/post/mitas-makes-tires-around-clock <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Mitas in Charles City started making radial farm tires last year and is now running two 12 hour shifts&nbsp;seven days a week. &nbsp;The Czech-based company purchased a former Winnebago Industries building in 2009 and after 50 million dollars in renovations, opened for business in January of 2012.&nbsp; Mitas makes tires for tractors, combines, and other farm implements. The Iowa Department of Economic Development awarded the company more than 900 thousand dollars to support 154 of the nearly 200 jobs that have been created.</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 00:28:22 +0000 Pat Blank 12992 at http://iowapublicradio.org Mitas makes tires around the clock