VK Misra, Technical Director, said, “Our newest addition of V-Compact R3 tyre for soil compactor application re-instates our commitment to cater to the needs of road construction contractors and further enhances their operational efficiency. Providing high stability and resistance against wear & tear, the new tyre addresses the evolving needs of the market as we continue to keep pace with the changing requirements.”
JK Tyre & Industries is amongst the top 25 manufacturers in the world with a wide range of products catering to diverse business segments in the automobile industry. It is the only tyre manufacturer in India to be included in the list of Superbrand in 2019, the seventh time the honour has been conferred upon the company.
JK Tyre has global presence in 100 countries across six continents, backed by production support from 12 plants - 9 in India and 3 in Mexico. Currently, the capacity across all its plants is about 35 million tyres per annum. In April 2016, JK Tyre acquired Cavendish India Limited from Birla Tyres. While acquisition added three modern plants to its portfolio taking the total count to 12, it helped the tyre major foray into the two/three-wheeler segment as well. In 2018, the company inaugurated its state-of-theart Raghupati Singhania Centre of Excellence (RPSCOE) at Mysore.
In 2019, the Company achieved a remarkable feat by entering the coveted Limca Book of Records with the country’s largest off-the-road tyre - VEM 045. With over three decades of technological innovation, JK Tyre offers tyre for entire range of passenger and commercial vehicles, starting from a 3 kg two-wheeler tyre to a 3.5-ton OTR tyre.