JK Tyres – “Total Control”
JK Tyre is one of the largest tyre manufacturing company operating from the capital city of India. The company’s official full name is JK Tyre & Industries Ltd, and it is manufacturing tyres, flaps and tubes for the last 4 decades. It was formed in 1974 in Delhi and soon established itself as the market leader in Truck/Bus Radial Tyre in India. They are also the only tyre manufacturer having the entire range of 4 wheeler radials for trucks, busses and cars. In 2008, as part of their future outlook JK Tyre acquired Mexican tyre major – Tornel.
The company’s vision and mission is:
● To be among the most admired companies in India that is committed to excellence.
● To become a customer obsessed company with customer first theory.
● Become #1 tyre brand in India.
● Most profitable tyre company in India.
● To have a dedicated team for achieving excellence in performance.
Furthermore, it is one of the largest tyre exporters of India having the presence in global markets for over 30 years spreading across 100 countries and 6 continents. All of their products conform to the international quality certifications such as DOT (USA), ‘E’ Mark (Europe), GCC (Middle East Gulf) etc.
Jk Tyre has established its mark with automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers by entering into partnering with heavyweights of the Indian Automobile Industry- Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, Fiat, Nissan, Volvo Eicher and General Motors. Additionally, it has actively engaged with its customers through various means. JK Tyres states itself as ‘The Badshah (Emperor) of Radial Tyres on Indian Roads’ with more than 3 million truck and bus radial tyres on country’s various roads.
The company is India’s No. 1 truck and bus radial tyres manufacturer. It has been awarded as a Superbrand for the year 2013-2014. The group also received the ‘Brand of the Year’ Award in 2015 at World Branding Awards held in London.
The R&D Facilities for JK Tyre is done at HASETRI which is India’s first and foremost independent Research and Testing Centre established in 1991to fulfil the nation’s growing need for developing newer and better technologies for customers and tyres alike. The group has a Tech Centre in Faridabad (Haryana). RPSCOE is an R&D set up located at IIT-Chennai (Tamil Nadu).
They have 6 modern state-of-the-art manufacturing plants located inside India at Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu. The group also manages 3 plants in Mexico following the takeover of the Tornel. All these plants are equipped with the world’s most advanced manufacturing and testing machines. The company has a production capacity of more than 20 million tyres per year.
In recognition of their export efforts and achievements, JK Tyre has received many awards from the Government of India as well as many business chambers.