BKT excelling through continuous innovation

Balkrishna Industries (BKT), enjoying its presence in variety of sectors across OTR segment globally, is now excelling rapidly through innovation and strong R&D capabilities
 With over 25 accomplished years of global presence in the off-highway tyres business, Balkrishna Industries (BKT) is today one of the leading names in industry.
Today BKT enjoys principal presence in five continents around the world, encapsulating a staggering 130 countries and over. It has now become the preferred supplier to international OEMs in industrial, construction and agricultural tyre segments, and has grown since its inception in 1988 into a diversified industrial conglomerate exporting its expansive range of ‘off-highway solutions’ to the world.
BKT at ConMacBKT considers North-East part of India as one of their major potential markets. In an aim to enhance its foothold in this market, BKT is going to participate in forthcoming ConMac exhibition.
ConMac, the 1st edition on construction equipment exhibition for the North-East region is scheduled between 27th, 28th February and 1st March at Maniram Dewan Center, Guwahati. “BKT, being the event sponsor, plans to display its world-class radial range of OTR tyres at ConMac. Our stall is expected to be ‘the show stopper’ at this event,” informs Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, BKT.
New BKT website 2.0 goes online Completely updated with brand-new contents, the 2.0 version of the www.bkttires.com website represents a reliable platform for customers, users, and partners all over the world offering technical and general information as well as updates on manifold initiatives, products, markets and innovation in the agricultural, industrial and OTR sector.
A multilingual reference point for professional users and branch operators worldwide, which enables easy and fast surfing from computer, tablet and smartphone. In addition to social media links, there is a new community, a blog and an interactive forum.
Made at BKTBKT has become a global player and enjoys a strong presence in a staggering 130 countries. Quality conscious users which adhere to stringent conformity standards in countries like Europe and America prefer BKT as their supplier, thus implying that every BKT product is superior in creation and delivers expected performance. This is achieved by using the quality of raw materials that are processed through the advanced technology creating a BKT product.
“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,” says Mr Poddar.
As of today, BKT has four functioning state-of-the-art manufacturing plants spread across India. Currently the company provides over 2,300 different SKUs (Stock Keeping Units) for various kinds of applications. It has products from 5-inch to 54-inch rim diameter for vehicles ranging from trailers, forklifts, etc. to technologically advanced machines like high horsepower tractors, combines, harvesters, GPS controlled vehicles, articulated dump trucks, high-speed cranes, sophisticated port vehicles and container handlers etc.
BKT’s Bhuj plantThe manufacturing plant at Bhuj, Gujarat is the 4th manufacturing unit set up by BKT in India. Introducing the plant Mr Poddar says, “We have invested over a half billion dollar in this plant. This is a huge plant spread across 300 acres and with the most modern machinery ever used in production in India. The plant will enhance our total capacity by 75 per cent.”
“There are plans being made to modify the Bhuj plant and extend its production capacity to the level of 2,80,000 metric tonnes,” adds Mr Poddar. “This is made possible by the use of the most advanced machinery till date in the industry and intense R&D by the BKT engineers.” 
BKT, being the event sponsor, plans to display its world-class radial range of OTR tyres at ConMac. Our stall is expected to be ‘the show stopper’ at this event.
Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, BKT

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