BKT preparing for 51-inch giant tyre production at $500 million plant

18th December 2015 | 0 Comments
 
BKT preparing for 51-inch giant tyre production at $500 million plant
A 20 MW power plant is primarily responsible for the Bhuj facility’s energy requirements; part the factory itself can be seen on the right of the photo

The northwest region of India’s Gujarat state is home to large areas of desert where you may encounter thorny shrubs, packs of wild animals – and a state-of-the-art US$500 million tyre factory. On a 312 acre site, Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) has erected one of the largest off-road tyre plants in the world, a facility capable of producing 325 tonnes of tyres per day. Tyres & Accessories visited in early December.

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