JK Tyre was incorporated as a private limited company in West Bengal in February 14, 1951. Until March 31, 1970, the company was engaged in the managing agency business. Thereafter, the company decided to undertake manufacturing activities and obtained a letter of intent in February 1972 for the manufacture of automobile tyres and tubes.
JK Tyre & Industries is the flagship company under the umbrella of JK Organisation. JK Tyre and Industries is a mega corporate entity that is emblematic of excellence, diversification and pioneering new technologies. A part of JK Organization which ranks among the top private groups private groups in India, Jk Tyre and Industries is committed to self reliance and follows an ethic that views customer satisfaction as an index of achievement. JK Tyre is the pioneer for Steel Radial technology in India.
Over the years, the company has expanded and diversified its business portfolio. It has developed into a multi product, multi-location corporate entity. The company produces and sells tyres and tubes under the brand name 'JK Tyre' for Truck, Buses, Passenger Cars, Jeeps, Light Commercial Vehicles, Multi Utility Vehicles and Tractors
The company’s three plants are located in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka, JK Tyre is the largest manufacturer of truck and bus tyres in India. The truck and bus tyres produced account for nearly 74% of the total tyre business in India, thus giving JK Tyre an undisputed position. Additionally, JK Tyre is the only manufacturer of truck/ bus steel radial tyres, and the second largest manufacturer of 4-wheeler tyres in the country.
J.K. Industries acquired Vikrant Tyres, Mysore in 1997. J.K. Industries and Vikrant Tyres are the only tyre companies in India to have received all three ISO 9001, QS 9000 and ISO 14001 certificates.
The company has a technical collaboration with Continental AG, Germany, which is among the top five tyre manufacturers in the world to keep pace with latest technological developments. To stay at the forefront of technological advancements a state of art Research & Development Centre, HASETRI, was set up, which remains the nerve centre for providing cutting edge technology. In a short span of time it has emerged as the 17th largest tyre manufacturer in the world an achievement in itself.
The company design tyres for the vehicles using the latest tools & techniques which enable us to judge and eliminate chances of failure at the drawing board stage only. The Radials are manufactured in an air conditioned plant equipped with the finest machines so that you get consistently good quality.
Product range of the company includes:
Passenger Car Tyre Ultima-XPS