Strong Alliance for Further Brilliance – Visit of Polaris Team to Zhongce Rubber


On the morning of February 28, 2024, the Polaris team, including CJ Rutten, Vice President of Global Strategic Procurement, Daniel Cochran, Director of Global Strategic Procurement, Abyss Gu, Strategic Procurement manager for the Asia-Pacific region, and Miles Gong, Strategic Procurement Supervisor for the Asia-Pacific region, visited the headquarters of the Zhongce Rubber Group. They were accompanied by Shen Haoyu, Deputy General Manager of Zhongce Rubber Group, Tao Jianhua, General Manager of the two-wheeler Sales Department, and relevant technical personnel.


Polaris & Zhongce Rubber, Collaboration Over a Decade

During this visit, the Polaris team visited Zhongce Rubber's exhibition hall and future factory, gaining detailed insights into Zhongce Rubber's development history spanning over sixty-five years, Zhongce Rubber's diverse range of high-quality products, Zhongce Rubber's core strength in intelligent manufacturing, and the future potential of applying digitalization to enhance manufacturing processes. The two parties engaged in lively discussions on topics such as forward-looking research and development in tire technology, production manufacturing technology, and processes, laying a solid foundation for future cooperation.

In the afternoon, Polaris team visited and communicated at Zhongce Rubber's Anji factory.

Zhongce Rubber Group was designated as the manufacturer for Polaris' self-owned tire brand as early as 2014, and began the OE (Original Equipment) cooperation in 2015. The supporting vehicle models include best-selling models such as RZR, Ranger, Xpedition, and General. As they enter the next decade of cooperation, both parties will open a new chapter of more comprehensive and intensive cooperation in 2024.


Join with Global Partners to Enhance the Quality and Achieve More Breakthroughs

With the common values, and strong trust forged by time and experience, as well as the long-term influential power of brands, Zhongce successfully cooperates with different companies around the world stably. As we all know, Polaris is the world’s largest snowmobile manufacturer, as well as a major producer of all-terrain vehicles, and an international top-tier ATV/UTV company, consistently ranking first in the global ATV/UTV market share. As the pioneer of snowmobiles in the United States, Polaris has won widespread acknowledgment for its quality and innovation. The products are sold throughout North America and 116 countries around the world, and the admission and evaluation of its supporting suppliers have high thresholds and requirements.

Zhongce Rubber Group is strong and capable, ranking among the top 10 tire manufacturers in the world and leading Chinese tire companies. The company continues to focus on tire research, development, and manufacturing, providing a wide range of high-quality tire products to consumers around the world. Meanwhile, the company has established a sound service network layout to provide users with better services. 

The high-quality products and services of Zhongce have reached nearly 200 countries and regions and are highly recognized by consumers worldwide.


In the future, Zhongce Rubber will work closely with all partners to achieve more breakthroughs. To create additional value, Zhongce will diversify its products, channels, and enhance its service innovation capabilities based on the demands and interests of global consumers, aiming to bring more product choices and better service experiences to partners and car owners around the world.

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