OTR and Mining Tyres manufacturer, Magna Tyres Group – headquartered in the Netherlands, are now accessing Pan India from the ‘City of Joy’ – Kolkata. Magna Tyres was founded in the year 2006, Since then Magna has grown into 132 countries with their quality OTR Tyres specialized in Port handling, Mining, Agriculture, Industrial, Earthmoving Equipment cranes and TBR. The company’s collaboration with leading OEMs like Liebherr, Rokbak and many quality end users across the globe has led to their 14 sales offices worldwide and India is going to be their 15th.
Magna Tyres Group already has a strong footprint in India through their Middle East and Africa (MEA) office. A constant growing demand for Magna products in India and continuous enquiries has spurred the company to initiate their first office in the country for enhanced focus and reach.
Magna Tyres Group has selected Kolkata city in Eastern India for their Pan India Office to start with. Magna President & CEO – Michael de Ruijter says, “Our decision to operate from Kolkata was mainly due to the region’s proximity to seaport and mining belt in the country. In due course Magna Tyres plans to open offices in all the major cities in South, West and Northern India.”
Magna Tyres is also delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Akash Gupta as Country Manager for the new India office who is renowned as a highly successful specialist within the Indian market with over ten years of experience in the tyre industry. Mr. Gupta is particularly specialized in the Mining and OTR segments and in the past has been associated with various leading tyre brands in India as well as in Ghana and the African market.
Michael concludes, “Magna Tyres has no doubt that Akash is the most apt person to lead our business forward in the country and the future looks bright as India represents a highly attractive OTR market with an estimated USD 2.7 Billion turnover in 2023 and a recorded 5.5 per cent growth in the Construction and Mining sectors.”
With the opening of its first office, Magna Tyres Group is better equipped to support their customers and deliver quality products and services to the region. For more information on Magna products, browse through their web page at www.magnatyres.com