Published On: Fri, Jun 14th, 2019

JK Tyre expands global footprint: Opens first Retread Centre in Nepal

Pokhara, Nepal, June 14, 2019.

 Marking an important strategic step to expand its global footprint, leading Indian tyre maker and pioneer of radial tyre technology in the country, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd today inaugurated the first JK Retread Centre in Pokhara, Nepal. The retread centre adds another feather to the cap of JK Tyre in its bid to consolidate the company’s presence internationally through an exclusive service network of providing quality retreading for bias and radial tyres.

Strategically located in Pokhara, a potential market of TBB, LCV & PCR tyres, the centre is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, machinery and trained manpower. It offers company-recommended repair and retread procedures to bring down the cost-per-kilometre for customers. The addition of the Pokhara centre is in line with the company’s ambition to increase its network of retreading centres to 100 from 36 by 2020.

On the occasion, Mr. Dinesh Dasani, Vice President and Head – National Sales, JK Tyre & Industries Limited said, “We are proud to inaugurate our first Retread facility in the international market and that too in our neighbourhood. With its hilly and mountainous terrain, Nepal holds immense potential for long-term growth and we are confident that we will be able to tap the increasing demand for retread tyres in the region. The opening of this centre emphasises on JK Tyre’s customer-centric approach with unmatched ‘One-Stop Solution’ service at its core.”

JK Tyre & Industries Ltd 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. JK Tyre Retread facilities cater to various State Transport Corporations and Fleets in domestic market across pre-cured rubber treads and allied material categories.

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.