Maxxis Rubber India Makes Official India Entry – Tyres For Two and Four Wheels Already Being Supplied
Maxxis Rubber India Makes Official India Entry, already supplies tyres to companies such as Maruti and HMSI
Maxxis Rubber India, a sub-company of Maxxis Group, the largest two-wheeler tyre manufacturer in the world, today inaugurated its first manufacturing facility in Sanand, Gujarat. The company has its presence in 6 continents with 21 manufacturing plants and 5 R&D Centres worldwide, serving customers across 180 countries. The plant was inaugurated by Shri Vijaybhai Rupani, Chief Minister, Gujarat. Maxxis currently serves as an OEM tyre supplier to Honda (Two-wheelers), Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra, Tata and Jeep in India. Maxxis India has been selected as the original equipment tyre supplier to India’s number one selling model, Honda Activa, since 2015.
The plant with an investment of over $400 million (Rs 2,640 crore), is spread across a massive 106 acres. The facility is currently dedicated to the manufacturing of Two-Wheeler tyres and tubes and will have a capacity to produce around 20,000 tyres and 40,000 tubes per day. With this size and capacity, the company is targeting a market share of at least 15% of India’s tyre market within 5 years.
Mr. Cheng-Yao Liao, President, Maxxis India stated that Maxxis Global is targeting to become one of the top 5 tyre manufacturers in the world by 2026 and India market will play a vital role in their growth. Maxxis currently serves as an OEM tyre supplier to Honda (Two-wheelers), Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra, Tata and Jeep in India. Apart from catering to the domestic tyre market, the product portfolio from the facility will be exported to South Asia, and will further expand to Africa and Middle East countries in the coming years.
The production from the first phase of the facility began in August 2017 and Maxxis has been selected as the original equipment tire supplier to India’s number one selling model, Honda Activa, since 2015. Mr. Jia-Ciao Liou (Gary), Spokesperson, Maxxis India said the Sanand facility, an integrated manufacturing plant offers all facilities from mixing to tyre building and curing, all under one roof. The facility is spread across a massive 106 acres and has a capacity to produce around 20,000 tires and 40,000 tubes per day.
Maxxis India is dedicated towards Government of India’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and reiterated their commitment to contribute towards the Clean India Mission during the ceremony. The Sanand facility boasts of the most efficient Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) and Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) that gives the plant the status of a ‘Zero Liquid Discharge’ facility. Maxxis’s global product portfolio includes tires for passenger cars, two-wheelers, light trucks, trucks, buses, ATV’s and agricultural & industrial vehicles.