TVS Tyres – “Ride Smart With RoadSense”
Being founded by T V Sundaram Iyengar, the TVS group is one of India’s largest industrial conglomerates. TVS Sundaram Iyengar and Sons Ltd. (TVS & Sons) is its parent and holding company and TVS Srichakra is one of the leading two and three wheeler tyre manufacturing companies. Set up in 1911, the company has been rolling out more than 11 million tyres annually. They are recognised as the largest manufacturer of industrial pneumatic tyres, farm and implements tyres, multipurpose tyres etc.
TVS’s manufacturing units are located in Madurai (Tamil Nadu) and Rudrapur (Uttarakhand). Over the past 30 years company has enlarged and leveraged their products and services to ensure everyone a safe as well as hitch-free ride. Not only that they are spread across India with more than 2400 dealers and 34 depots, but they also have their presence across the globe in continents such as USA, Australia, Europe, South America and Africa. They are also the leading choice of major vehicle manufacturing companies such as Bajaj Auto, Hero MotorCorp, Honda Motors Cycles, India Yamaha Motor, Mahindra Two Wheelers, TVS Motor Company and many others.
The corporate’s mission is to remain in the prime position in the field of automobile distribution business by extending dedicated service to its clients. This has been clearly reflected in the quality Certifications that is awarded to TVS Group in the field of Customer satisfaction and Quality works such as ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2000, ISO-TS 16949 MDU N and few others too. Apart from the tyres section, the company also has been named as a principal sponsor of the Gujarat Lions franchise for the 9th edition of the Indian Premier League. Recently, TVS Tyres entered into a contract with the Michelin Tyres to manufacture bias motorcycles and scooters designed by Michelin for the Indian market at its Madurai facility.
Some of the achievements of TVS Tyres are:
- TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) Excellence Award in 2003.
- TPM Consistency Award in 2005.
- The Indian Government honoured it with the Energy Conservation Award for three successive years for optimum utilisation of energy.