Indian tyre manufacturing giant, JK Tyre in line with its plans to expand its global footprint, recently started its first retread centre in Pokhara, Nepal. The company told that the centre is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, machinery and highly skilled manpower. The centre offers company recommended retread and repair procedures. According to sources, the tyre maker has plans to open over 100 more centres by the year 2020.
Earlier, JK Tyre first got involved in the retreading rubber business in the year 2009. The company set up a retread rubber facility in north Indian state of Rajasthan that provides original tread design for retreading of tyres to various fleet owners. The retread facility of JK Tyres serves various State Transport Corporations and fleets in the Indian market across pre-cured rubber treads and allied material categories.
JK Tyre is currently the #1 franchise network in India that has evolved as a 360-degree service solutions provider. The tyre maker provides tyre care solutions through its extensive network of service centres spread across the length and breadth of the country.
About JK Tyre and Industries Limited
JK Tyre & Industries Ltd is a leading tyre manufacturing company of India. The company is one of the top 25 tyre manufacturers in the world. Its products serve various business segments in the automobile industry. The company has a presence in about 100 countries globally. JK Tyre is currently the market leader in the Truck Bus Radial (TBR) category in India.
The company is well supported by a dozen production plants (9 in India and 3 in Mexico). The production across all its plants as of 2018 end is about 3.5 crore tyres per year for two, three as well as four wheelers.