Mar 18, 2019

JK Tyre strengthens presence in Gujarat:Opens 5th XpressWheel with modern FARM Tyres Facilities in Deesa

• JK Tyre’s fifth state-of-the-art Tyre Xpress Wheel Centre( With Modern Farm Tyres Facilities ) in India

• Modern farm tyre retail outlet concept to provide world-class service to customers

• Strategic move to open the centre at Deesa, in close proximity to the agricultural belt

Mehsana, March14, 2019:Indian tyre major and the pioneer of radial tyre technology JK Tyre & Industries Ltdinauguratedastate-of-the-art JK Tyre Xpress Wheel Centre with modern facilities for Farm Tyres atDeesa in Gujarat. In line with the company’s plans to expand its network of tyre service centres and bolster its presence in the farm segment, the centre is the fifth addition to the company’s growing footprint across the country. Mr. Subandhu Chakravorty, Sales Manager - Gujrat and Mr. Mehul Barot, Area Manager, Ahmedabad, inaugurated the Centre in presence of several dignitaries, including key company officials and dealers.

The new centre is strategically located on the Bus Stand Roadat Deesa, and has been set up with the intent to cater to the growing demands of Farm tyres in the state. Xpress Wheels are aimed at providing world-class service to customers in rural and suburban markets.

Mr. Vikram Malhotra, Marketing Director- JK Tyre & Industries Limited,said, “The new Xpress Wheel Centre at Deesa is in line with the company’s ethos of fostering a creative and innovative environment. It is this spirit that infuses creative thinking and gives birth to ideas like these centres. The new centre is also a reaffirmation of our commitment to the country’s growth. Besides consolidating JK Tyre’s presence in the segment and cementing our leadership position in the industry, Xpress Wheel Centres will contribute to the economic growth of the nation by providing a boost to agriculture and to the states.”

In 2016, JK Tyre became the first Indian tyre manufacturer to sell 10 million Truck and Bus radial tyres in India. JK Tyre has evolved as a 360-degree service solutions provider and is currently the No. 1 franchise network that provides tyre care solutions through its network of service centres spread across the country.

About JK Tyre:

Part of the JK Organisation, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd is a leading tyre manufacturer in India and amongst the top 25 manufacturers in the world with a wide range of products catering to diverse business segments in the automobile industry. JK Tyre is the only tyre manufacturer in India to be included in the list of Superbrand in 2017, the sixth 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-the-art Raghupati Singhania Centre of Excellence (RPSCOE) at Mysore.

Pioneers of radial technology, JK Tyre produced the first radial tyre in 1977 and is currently the market leader in Truck Bus Radial segment. 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.

JK Tyre & Industries Ltd has a strong network of 4000 dealers and over 450 dedicated Brand shops called as Steel Wheels and Xpress Wheels providing complete solutions to its customers.