J.K Tyre – Tyre, Tubes & Flaps Manufacturer Company
About: It is a Delhi based company that was founded in 1874. It deals in automotive tyre, tubes and flaps manufacture. It was founded by Lala Juggilal Singhania ana Lala Kamlapat Singhania. It is the sole tyre manufacturer which deals with the broad range of 4 wheeler radials for buses, trucks, and cars. It has spread its wings over 80 countries across 6 continents and is thus obvious that it is a top shot name in the global market. J.K.Tyre has not only dominated the national market but is also a famous name in the international genre. In its last annual report that was published in 2006, it has been said that Apollo tyres provide employment to nearly 7000 people.
History: It laid its foundation in the state of West Bengal, way back in 1974. It underwent conversion into a public company in the same year. In the year, 982, it went into a technical collaboration with General Tire. It extended its international name when in 1992 it opened an office in Moscow. Radial tyres named Brute and Ultima were introduced as two new radial tyres. The year 2000 was significant in the context of J.K.Tyres, as it went into a marketing alliance with Indian Oil Corporation.
List of directors (some brief): The following are the list of names who have helped J.K.Tyre reach the zenith of success that it has reached today.
- Bharat Hari Singhania: Managing Director
- Kalpataru Thripathy: Director
- Vimal Bhandari: Director
- Snanda Singhania: Director
Achievements: J.K.Tyres has been felicitated with many accolades due to its pioneering service. It received an award of an extraordinary brand at Brand Vision Summit, 2017-18. It had further received the following awards:
- Amity corporate excellence award
- Golden Peacock Environment Management award
- National award for excellence in water management, 2008
- ICWAI National Award for excellence in cost management, 2008.
Services: In order to provide exclusive assistance to its customers, J.K Tyres have incorporated a number of services in its business deals. It has developed a number of tyre care centres on national highways. Fleet management service is the latest inclusion. It provides a comprehensive assistant from the purchase of tyres to disposal.
J.K Tyre has traversed a long journey to reach this milestone today. In every step, it tries its best to offer the best of products to its customers. It relentlessly engages in an array of efforts to render quality services and offers to clients.