Kal Tire Mining Tire Group on show at RWM 2011
- 08 September 2011
- Company & Industry News
OTR Tyres Ltd is now an integral part of the Kal Tire Mining Tire Group — creating
the worlds' first 'global' earthmover tyre service company.
Exhibiting at RWM 2011, Kal Tire will promote not just their range of new and
retreaded solid, cushion and pneumatic tyres but will be demonstrating the benefits
of Tyre Hire, a service exclusively designed for the waste management industry. Kal
Tire offer the Waste Management industry 'much more than just tyres'.
Steve Clipperton, Kal Tire's Waste Industry Manager, stated: "We have been
working with our customers in the waste industry for many years, addressing their
key problem areas — punctures, downtime and wear rates — which all add up to tyre
cost per hour. Our management solutions — no matter what size of organisation —
are focused on that key issue."
Kal Tire has a unique position in the earthmover tyre marketplace with products,
resources and capabilities to provide a comprehensive outsourced tyre service.
Excellent working relationships with all major manufacturers means Kal Tire can
supply a wide range of wheels and tyres, which come with the assurance of Kal
Tire's full maintenance and support service.
The network of UK service centres are focused on customer requirements - with tyre
supply, on site service, repairs plus Fil & solid cushion tyre options available.
Kal Tire's Tyre Management is bespoke — suited to site, vehicles and organisation,
with responsibility for tyres placed with Kal Tire. Through regular onsite inspections,
tyre wear and usage is monitored, tyres rotated, changed, repaired or retreaded to
reduce tyre operating costs and maximise tyre life. Offered on fixed term, fixed cost
basis, Kal Tires's tyre management service is designed to suit the customers
requirements no matter how large or how small, how diverse or remote the
Kal Tire have world class retread manufacturing facilities and offer a wide range of
tread patterns to suit the demanding environments and rough terrains of scrap
yards, landfill sites and transfer stations.
The state of the art manufacturing facility has the ability to retread all earthmover
tyres from 24"-49" and utilises the very latest technology to provide a quality
retreading service, essential to maximising tyre life and minimising running costs.
The provision of Kal Tire Fil tyres - polyurethane filled puncture resistant tyres —
offers a cost effective long-term solution to tyre related machine downtime in
hazardous environments. Fil tyres are guaranteed 100% Fil and can be retreaded
up to three times, depending on casing quality — giving further cost savings and
environmental benefits on replacement tyres. The Kal Tire Fil service is available at
depots throughout the UK.
Kal Tire also provide a nationwide repairs service on tyres up to 57", with all repairs
carried out to original manufacturer recommendations, ensuring the quality and
safety of every tyre repair.
With a network of strategically placed service depots and satellite units throughout
the UK, Kal Tire have the ability to respond quickly and efficiently to customer
requirements minimising downtime and associated costs. A fleet of over 40
specialist fitting trucks are operated by experienced, fully trained and qualified tyre
engineers. The trucks have the latest remote handling equipment, capable of
handling 57" tyres and onboard technology to ensure that tyre service is as efficient
"Kal Tire have the ability to offer the customer 'peace of mind', with the knowledge
that tyre service is being handled safely, efficiently and cost effectively," concluded
Kal Tire are the worlds largest earthmover tyre dealer and the investment into OTR
has created the worlds largest earthmover and mining tyre service company, with
operations in North, Central and South America, Europe, Africa and Australia.