Groundbreaking took place last month on a new Maxtrek Tyres plant in Malaysia. Guangdong, China-based tyre maker Zhaoqing Junhong Co., Ltd. is setting up the plant on a 121.4-hectare site within the Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park (MCKIP) in Pahang state.
Visiting CITExpo in 2018 had the potential to be a gloomy affair. A trade show that has specifically targeted medium-sized tyre Chinese manufacturers as a gateway for raising global interest, the trading environment in major export markets in Europe and North America have not been the most hospitable, with tariffs or anti-dumping duties affecting various product segments. In the UK, we heard from a major Chinese truck tyre importer that business had effectively been put on hold with the announcement that the EU was imposing tariffs in May. Pressure had also been mounting domestically, as the Chinese government moved to bring a halt to production at factories it considered to be too polluting, which led to upstream supply chain problems, as raw materials suppliers to the tyre industry were among those affected.
SD-International has a versatile range of winter patterns in its private Zeta, Pace and Maxtrek brand portfolio. Both the Pace and Zeta brands offer three Antartica branded patterns, all incorporating a high-silica compound, multi-flat profile and a wide tread arrangement.
SD International has a trio of 4×4 tyres available through its private Zeta and Pace brands alongside the exclusive Maxtrek label. The Maxtrek range presents four rugged, off-road tyre’s suitable for all types of 4×4/SUV vehicles with the Sierra S6 pattern on offer in 46 sizes from 215/75R 15 to 31×10.5R and the SMT-A8 in three sizes from 225/70RC through to 225/65R 17. The SU800 has 31 size options from 225/75R up to 31.10.50 16LT6 plus the Mud Digger pattern is currently available in 12 sizes from LT265/75R 16-8 to LT35 x 12.50R 15.6.
Leading contract tyre producer, SD-International offers a competitive choice of 4×4/SUV patterns through its Zeta and Pace private brands and the firm’s Maxtrek exclusive brand. Both Pace and Zeta offer the Azura high performance pattern which has been produced for the prestige 4×4 and SUV vehicle market sectors. The Azura pattern includes a series of […]
The eighth annual “Asian Essen”, Reifen China took place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in the first week of December, with some of the Chinese tyre industry’s major players rubbing shoulders for the last time in 2014. The European side of the Sino-German partnership behind the annual show, Messe Essen stated that it expected the presence of around 120 exhibitors in hall W1 and 15,000 trade visitors. This latter figure, unconfirmed at the time of writing, takes into account the other three-quarters of the twin exhibition; RubberTech China 2014 and the International Exhibition on Rubber & Elastomer, led by the China United Rubber Corporation, comprised around 500 exhibitors across another three halls (W2-4). Messe Essen CEO, Oliver P Kuhrt stressed the importance of the ‘Reifen’ brand’s presence in China, stating in his introduction to the show that it “stands for the success of a fair made in Essen extending across borders”. With about two thirds of the exhibitors at May’s Reifen 2014 visiting Essen from outside Germany, Messe Essen also noted the importance of Reifen China in recruiting Asian participants, whose attention the exhibition organiser has drawn in Shanghai.
Shanghai based contract tyre manufacturer SD-International’s three private brands – Pace, Zeta and Maxtrek – all provide winter tyre patterns. The Zeta and Pace brands present the Antartica winter range, which includes three pattern designs with features such as a high silica compound, multi-flat profile and a wide tread design. The range is available in V speed rating for all high performance vehicles.
Shanghai contract tyre manufacturer SD International will exhibit from Hall 9 Stand 9C321 to enhance its presence as a supplier of most tyre market sectors. Four PCR brands – Pace, Zeta, Maxtrek and Autoguard – will be on show, with patterns to suit all road conditions.
Shanghai based contract tyre manufacturer, SD International (SDI) will return to Reifen with a stand in Hall 9 (9C321). The company will display four PCR brands: Pace, Zeta, Maxtrek and Autoguard. The Pace and Zeta high performance ranges both offer the new Alventi UHP asymmetric range. Maxtrek offers a choice of three high performance patterns: […]