Pirelli is an italian manufacturer that develloped to become a leading actor in the international tyre market in just a few years. Founded in 1872 and listed on the Milan stock exchange since 1922, Pirelli stands out for its long industrial tradition. It has always combined innovation capacity with product quality, always coming up with new ideas. For more than a century, its name has conjured up images of innovation and cutting edge technology. The company owns 19 plants across the world and operates in more than 160 countries. Mindful about the need to reduce its environmental footprint, the manufacturer develloped a « green performance » strategy in order to prioritize high tech products and services with a low environmental impact.. Pirelli has been a Formula 1 partner for years.