Maxam Tire opens new solid tyre factory in Vietnam
Speciality tyre manufacturer Maxam Tire has opened a new advanced and automated solid tyre production facility. It said the new facility represents “a major commitment to the speciality solid tyre segment.” Maxam added that the plant is “strategically aligned to better serve today’s market demands through compound advancement and automated technology.” Sources within the Sailun Group told Tyres & Accessories that the factory is located in Vietnam.
Maxam sells products across all speciality tyre segments in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa. Its new production facility will serve core solid tyre segments in applications such as material handling, skid steer, telehandler and loader. It added that the factory opening will provide “a significant advantage to our valued customers by considerably improving efficiencies and expanding production capacity, delivering top quality, production precision and increased performance capabilities.”
“As part of our long-term global strategy, this cutting-edge factory will put us ahead of the curve in the solid tyre industry through market leading technology and automated equipment. When we decided to add this segment to our manufacturing capabilities, our objective was to re-engineer the production process, showcase our advanced compounding capabilities, and deliver improved performance. This investment in these new capabilities is driven by our ongoing commitment to our customers to serve as a complete business solutions provider through innovation, world-class quality and exceptional value,” says Troy Kline, president of Maxam Tire North America.
Phase one production has launched, while Maxam added that it is considering future production expansion.