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A True Indian Global Business Giant

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Rajiv Poddar, Jt. Managing Director, Balkrishna Industries LtdWith over 25 glorious years of global leading presence in the ‘Off-Highway Tires’ segment, Balakrishna Industries (BKT) has carved a niche for itself, in every nook and corner of the planet. Today BKT enjoys principal presence in five continents around the world, covering a staggering 130 countries and over. It is the preferred supplier to International OEM’s in industrial, construction and agricultural tyre segments globally.

Stringent adherence to rigorous quality procedures has been the cornerstone of BKT’s success in the global market. The quality standards are achieved by using the best quality raw materials that are processed through the most advanced and developed technology. “Each product passes over 450 stages of tests. The result of this rigorous practice being that BKT products are known for their reliability and have the lowest claim ratio in the industry,” observed Rajiv Poddar, Jt. Managing Director, BKT, while going into details about the adherence to quality standards.

As of today, BKT has four functioning state of the art manufacturing plants spread across India. Currently, BKT provides over 2300 different SKUs (Stock Keeping Units) for various kinds of applications.

R & D Focus

One of the key factors behind BKT’s phenomenal growth story has been its years of strong R&D focus. The modern dedicated R&D facility develops various types of rubber compounds required for manufacturing tyres for varied applications.

BKT is at the forefront when it comes to new product development. The company caters to an expansive range for clients all over the world, thus has to be very proactive and in sync with their growing and changing needs. A good example for BKT’s expertise in new product development can be found in the form of the recently launched ultra-advanced range of tyres especially for high speed cranes. The tyre 445/95R25 enables heavy high speed cranes to journey at an unprecedented incredible speed of 80 km/hr.

Preferred Choice for Construction and Mining Solutions

When it comes to construction equipment, BKT is the undisputed industry leader. BKT’s product basket includes tires for backhoe loaders, compactors, pavers, skid steer loaders, tippers, etc. All these products are approved by leading OEMs and the first choice across India and global markets. BKT is also the market leader when it comes to tyres for mining equipment too. The company offers world-class mining solutions in the form of a huge range of tyre variants.

New Website Launched

BKT has recently launched its new website, whose features include social contents and a web community. Completely updated with brand-new content, the 2.0 version of the earlier website represents a reliable platform for customers, users, partners and journalists all over the world offering technical and general information , as well as updates on the various initiatives, products, markets and innovation in the agricultural, industrial and OTR sectors.

All Geared up for CONMAC 2015

BKT is all geared up to showcase its wide range of products at the forthcoming CONMAC 2015 construction equipment trade show to be held on 27th , 28th of February and 1st March 2015 at the Maniram Dewan Trade Centre, Guwahati.

BKT will be showcasing its world-class range of radial tyres during the premier construction equipment trade show. Just as it has been the case with other similar events this time around too, the BKT pavilion is expected to be the cynosure of all eyes at this show, with focus on the north eastern region of the country.

For further details:
Balkrishna Industries Ltd
BKT House, C/15, Trade World, Kamala Mills Compound, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013,
Ph: +91-22-66663800
Web: www.bkt-tires.com

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