Michelin, the global leading automotive tyre manufacturer has inaugurated a new Michelin certified Recamic tyre retreading store in Pune on 5th June 2013. The opening of the new Michelin store will provide superior retread solutions for the truck and bus consumers in the region. Michelin has set up the new store in collaboration with TVS TREAD, the retreading wing of the renowned TVS GROUP. The chief objective of the two companies is to work jointly towards the development of the retreading sector in the Indian Commercial Vehicle sector.
The new store from Michelin & TVS Tread will offer quality retreading solutions for radial tyres, which will help in the reduction of operational costs for the transporters. Proving the much needed higher tyre mileage and fuel economy, this new store will further offer the superior performance of Michelin tyres by enhancing on the second and third lives of the Michelin casings. The world-class store will provide Michelin brand Recamic tread for use on all Michelin casings apart from providing TVS treads on non-Michelin casings. The store is fully certified to provide retreads for all radial casings.
During the inauguration, the Country Manager, Channel Development of Michelin India Mr. B. Kumar, said that the company is very happy about the collaboration with TVS Tread and the company expects this partnership to help grow the retread industry in India as well as expand the company’s presence in the country. Pune is an important market for Michelin and the opening of the Michelin’s first retread store in Pune proves the company’s enthusiasm to cater to the growing Commercial Vehicle base in the city. The collaboration is the result of the two companies’ strategy to offer quality retread and repair solutions that is long lasting as well as value for money for the fleet owners.
While reflecting on the collaboration, the CEO of TVS TREAD, Mr. V N Ramamoorthy said that TVS being the pioneer for retreading in India, the company has always endeavoured to offer cost effective solutions to the transportation customers. The company is extremely proud that TVS TREAD has been serving the fleet operators for more than 7 decades, as the only largest retread solutions provider in India for the complete range and sizes of tyres ever since the year 1943. The collaboration with Michelin, the world’s no. 1 in radial tyres and retreading solutions, will help TVS TREAD to further offer superior retread solutions to the expanding commercial vehicle customers in Pune.
With a fast paced commercial vehicle market as well as advancing infrastructure, Pune is progressively contributing to the state’s general economic development. The new Michelin-TVS retread store is advantageously located to reach to a large number of potential customers. With the opening of the new retread store, Michelin has reinforced its product and service portfolio, as superior retreading and repair solutions will be provided through this store. It will also help the customers to get the maximum benefit from the world-class Michelin radial tyres, known for their powerful casing.