As the Xtractor Around the World 2018 trip through South Africa departs April 2, BKT Tires, a sponsor of the trip, has launched a website dedicated to following the journey of the McCormick tractors decked out in BKT’s Agrimax tires.
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BKT’s ranges include Earthmax SR 22, Snow Trac and Earthmax SR 42 for OTR applications in the winter as well as Earthmax SR 33 and Ridemax IT 696 for the industrial sector.
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Balkrishna Industries Limited’s U.S. subsidiaries, BKT USA Inc. and BKT Tires Inc., have added three regional sales managers to better serve their customers nationwide. Blaine Koller joins BKT USA as regional sales manager of the Northwest territory. Koller has more than 11 years experience in the tire industry, working in commercial, forestry, agriculture and mining.
BKT has launched an update version of its website. The updated site offers a more user-friendly design that can be viewed on any device, said the tiremaker. It features technical and general information about BKT products as well as updates on manifold initiatives, products, markets and innovation in the agricultural, industrial and OTR sector, BKT
Over the last several months, BKT Tire’s operations in North America have undergone considerable change. Where once BKT Tires USA Inc. in Akron handled all of the India-based tiremaker’s business here, now BKT Tire based in Nashville handles all OTR tire sales and service, and BKT Tires USA Inc. focuses on ag, industrial and ATV
Nashville-based BKT Tires Inc. has hired a longtime OTR tire industry professional Siri Speegle as its OTR marketing manager. Speegle has more than 18 years of OTR tire marketing experience, working with tire dealers, end-users, and OEM customers, as well as the industry media. Most recently she was OTR product marketing manager for Bridgestone Americas.
Industry veteran Adrian Leu has joined BKT Tires Inc. as senior manager of field technical services. Leu will help ensure BKT’s tire products are of the highest quality and meet rigorous performance standards by providing expert field engineering services, said Shawn Rasey, president of BKT Tires Inc. Leu will also focus on field testing new
BKT Tires Inc., a subsidiary of Balkrishna Industries Ltd., has opened offices in Brentwood, Tenn. to serve as the company’s American headquarters for OTR sales and service. “The new offices reflect the BKT culture of technology and innovation, offering a state-of-the-art environment for employees to excel,” said Shawn Rasey, president of BKT Tires Inc. Sales,