Pirelli was founded in Milan in 1872 and today stands as a global brand known for its cutting edge technology, high-end production excellence and passion for innovation that draws heavily on its Italian roots. With 19 production plants in 12 countries and a commercial presence in over 160, Pirelli has around 30,500 employees and had a turnover of about 4.3 billion euro (in 2020). It is among the world’s major producers of tyres and associated services and the only one focused entirely on the Consumer tyre market, which includes tyres for cars, motorcycles and bicycles.