Maxam Tire has brought its EcoPoint3 technology to the material handling sector with the introduction of the MS600 press-on solid tyre. The Sailun Group specialty tyre business considers the use of this new rubber compounding technology a transformative step that provides an “unrivalled solution” for users of forklift tyres.
Maxam Tire has expanded its construction tyre portfolio with an all-new telehandler tyre produced in the company’s recently-inaugurated solid tyre factory in Vietnam. It’s called the Maxam MS709, and Maxam says it has engineered the tyre to “provide the industry with a rugged and long-lasting solution for demanding construction applications.”
A new team has been set up within Maxam Tire to handle the specific requirements of customers in the open pit mining segment. Maxam Mining Group (MMG) is made up of team members across multiple continentals who are tasked with serving regional market demands. It is headed by Matt Johnson, who has been appointed the operation’s vice president.
Martin West retired as global president of Maxam Tire International Limited. He left the Sailun Group company at the end of last month and has been succeeded by Troy Kline. The president of Maxam Tire North America has assumed full responsibility for European operations.
The recent signing of a long-term supply agreement between Maxam Tire International and STARCO will allow the latter to extend its wheel and tyre product range for the growing agricultural segment. The agricultural trailer and implement products supplied by Maxam will primarily consist of tyres with higher than standard speed and load ratings; these will be paired with STARCO rims and offered to OEMs as complete wheel solutions.
Jed Soar has joined Maxam Tire International as applications and field service engineer. His appointment at Maxam follows that of Mark Turner, who from the start of June has held the position of senior product marketing manager – agricultural tyres.
Maxam Tire International Limited has appointed a new senior product marketing manager. Shaul Nuri brings more than three decades of tyre industry experience to the position, and will focus on developing Maxam market share in the agricultural tyre segment with the Agrixtra and Flotxtra ranges. Shaul will also provide input into Maxam’s other core segments, OTR and construction.
Following a very successful initial presence at Bauma 2013, Maxam Tire says it is returning to exhibit and demonstrate “a vastly improved product portfolio and a much-developed organisation.” The company will exhibit its OTR products both internally (Hall A6, stand 324) and outside (in the atrium between Entrance West and Hall B1).
Maxam Tire International has appointed Liverpool-based Kirkby Tyres as UK & Ireland OTR distributor with immediate effect.
According to the company, the appointment is an indirect consequence of a wide-ranging Maxam strategic review – which also resulted in the relocation of its global headquarters to Birmingham and the appointment of Martin West as managing director.