One of India's leading tyre manufacturer, JK Tyre & Industries inaugurated its new Retread Centre in Mumbai, which makes it the 34th centre for the company in its service network in India, which says will helps it to provide quality retreading services for bias and radial tyres.
The centre is located on the NH-17 highway connecting the Mumbai-Nasik Highway and according to the company will serve as an important transit point for vehicles going to cities like Pune, Mumbai and Surat. The company says the new facility is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, machinery and trained manpower, the centre will carry out company recommended repair and retread procedures to bring down the cost-per-kilometre for customers. JK Tyre aims to expand the network count of retreading centres to 100 by 2020.
Commenting on the occasion, Vikram Malhotra, marketing director, JK Tyre & Industries said, “We are pleased to start this retread facility on NH-17 highway connecting Mumbai to Nasik. This centre highlights JK Tyre’s efforts to provide total tyre solution to our large customer base in the region.”
The company first entered the retreading business in 2009 by setting up a retread rubber manufacturing facility at Kankroli, Rajasthan, which provides original tread design for retreading of tyres to fleet owners/end-users. At present, JK Tyre Retread facilities cater to various State Transport Corporations and Fleets in domestic market across pre-cured rubber treads and allied material categories.