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Magna Tyres Group Opens First Office in India

A leading international 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 founded in 2006,  has grown into 132 countries with their quality OTR Tyres specialising 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 with India is being their 15th.

Magna Tyres Group already has a strong footprint in India through their Middle East and Africa (MEA) office. Constant growing demand for Magna products in India and continuous enquiries spurred the company to initiate their first office in India for enhanced focus and reach.

Magna Tyres Group has selected Kolkata in Eastern India for their Pan India Office. 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 plan 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. He 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 specialised in the Mining and OTR segments and in the past has been associated with various leading tyre brands in India as well as in Africa.

Michael concludes, “Magna Tyres has no doubt that Akash is the best 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.”

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