India’s tyre manufacturer and radial technology company JK Tyre and Industries Limited achieved a remarkable feat by entering the prestigious Limca Book of Records with the country’s largest off-the-road tyre – VEM 045. Launched in 2014, the 40.00-57 VEM 045 stands 12 ft tall and weighs around 3.4 tons. The size JK Tyre specifically introduced the distinct tyre for India’s biggest rigid dump-truck that has a payload capacity of upto 240 tons.
Commenting on the occasion, Vikram Malhotra, Marketing Director, JK Tyre and Industries Ltd said, “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 offers a comprehensive product range in the OTR (off-the-road) segment that is highly efficient and Performance-oriented. The tyres come in different sizes to cater to all the Industrial and Mining segments.