Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT), whose head office is in Mumbai, India, is a leading off-road tyre manufacturer.
Since it was founded in 1987, BKT has successfully focused on specialist segments such as agricultural, construction and industrial vehicles as well as earthmoving, port and mining, ATV and gardening applications. As a result, BKT has developed into a global player in the off-highway tyre industry with 6% market share and a sales volume of USD 850 million, corresponding to a 30% increase over the last five years.
BKT currently has four subsidiaries in Europe and North America assisting the head office in sales and marketing activities: BKT Europe S.r.l. in Seregno, Italy, BKT Tires USA Inc. in Akron, Ohio, BKT Tires Canada Inc. in Toronto, and BKT Tires, Inc. in Brentwood, Tennessee. BKT sells its products in 130 countries worldwide through a network of national distributors.
Its five state-of-the-art production sites in Aurangabad, Bhiwadi, Chopanki, Dombivali and Bhuj employ more than 7,000 people. Against the backdrop of a highly competitive tyre market, BKT supports and sustains customers in the growth of their business. BKT is committed to always offering new quality solutions that are able to satisfy the most demanding user needs for any application. BKT believes that consistent and continuous investment in technological development is the key to high-performance and functional tyres.
Considering it part of its social responsibilities, BKT has adopted the strictest measures for safeguarding the environment. And it goes without saying that BKT shows great respect for its employees, who every day with passion to achieve its corporate goals.
BKT's intention is to be the leader and benchmark in the global off-highway tyre market, in particular in specialist segments such as agricultural, construction and industrial vehicles as well as earthmoving, port and mining, ATV, and gardening applications.