BKT awarded “Port Tyre Manufacturer Of The Year” at the terminal operator excellence awards
At the recently concluded Terminal Operator Excellence Awards 2016 in Dubai, Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) was awarded as the “Port Tyre Manufacturer of the Year” for port and terminal cargo handling equipment.
The award was based on various parameters including technological innovation, product performance, durability, sustainable manufacturing and ease of recycling.
The Terminal Operator team visited BKT’s new production site at Bhuj and rated the plant as the best with a high level of process automation and strict adherence to process control.
BKT supplies Port application tires to most of the major terminal operators in the Middle East region. The performance of the BKT tires was among the best, both in terms of hourly costs and total service hours.
As a pioneer in the field of OTR radials in India, BKT has also successfully launched its new range of radial port tires:
Portmax PM 90 for reach stackers
Portmax PM 93 for straddle carriers
- Liftmax LM 81 for forklifts
In addition, BKT will be shortly launching its radial tire range for terminal tractor applications.