45th JK Truck Wheels Centre inaugurated in Mumbai
One of India's most popular tyre manufacturers, JK Tyres, inaugurated its 45th state-of-the-art truck wheels centre in India at Mumbai, Maharashtra. This new centre has been launched within a month of the inauguration of the JK Retreat Centre in Mumbai, which highlights the importance of the region in the company's expansion plans. The Centre is equipped with wheel aligner, automatic tyre changing machinery, nitrogen inflator, radial tyre repairs and pneumatic tools set.
The new centre is spread over an area of 5,000 sq.ft and is strategically located in Dahisar Mori, Panvel, Mumbai connecting Delhi Chennai, JK mentions that this new centre will also serve as a key transit point for vehicles headed towards other prominent cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat ,Thane, Pune, Kolhapur, Bangalore, Hyderabad & Chennai.
"As the leader in franchise network for tyre care solutions, we are committed to provide the best-in-class services to our customers across the country. Our new JK Tyre Wheel Centre on Old Mumbai Pune Highway at Dahisar Mori, is reflective of this untiring focus. We are confident that the new state-on-the-art centre will contribute towards giving hassle-free services for the truck and bus owners in Maharashtra." commented, Sanjeev Sharma, General Manager - Fleet Management, JK Tyre & Industries Limited
JK Tyre has global presence in 100 countries across six continents, with 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. With this acquisition, the company added three plants to its portfolio taking the total count to 12 which helped the tyre major foray into the two and three wheeler segment as well. In 2018, the company inaugurated its state-of-the-art Raghupati Singhania Centre of Excellence (RPSCOE) at Mysore.