JK Tyre enters Limca Book of Records for manufacturing India's largest off-road tyre
JK Tyre and Industries has entered the Limca Book of Records with the country's largest off-road tyre -- VEM 045. The 40.00-57 VEM 045, which was introduced in 2014, stands 12 feet tall and weighs around 3.4 tonnes.
The leading tyre manufacturer and pioneer of radial technology in India has specifically introduced VEM 045 for the country's biggest rigid dump-truck that has a payload capacity of upto 240 tonnes.
"JK Tyre has been at the forefront of driving innovation in the Indian tyre industry and recognition from the Limca Book of Records is clearly reflective of our unwavering efforts in that direction. The VEM 045 has been widely appreciated for its sturdiness and functionality over these years. We are thrilled and further encouraged to introduce more such category-defining products and solutions in the future," JK Tyre and Industries Marketing Director Vikram Malhotra said.
JK Tyre and Industries offers a comprehensive product range in the off-road segment. The tyres come in different sizes to cater to industrial and mining segments. The company is the only tyre manufacturer in India to be included in the list of Superbrand in 2017. JK Tyre and Industries has a presence in 100 countries across six continents, backed by production support from 12 plants - nine in India and three in Mexico. Currently, the capacity across all its plants is about 35 million tyres per annum.