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JSC "Belshina" is preparing to begin production of biggest tyres in the World.

28.11.2016

JSC "Belshina" (Bobruisk) plans to launch in 2017 the release of OTR tires for heavy trucks, said CEO of the company Aleksey Yakovlev
First of all, one of the largest investment projects of manufacture of all-steel radial tyres with diameter of 57-63 inches is at its finish line today, said Alexei Yakovlev.
"Currently, this is the premium project for the factory and we are expecting to get tyre with  high added value. By completing this project, our assortment and production volume will be increased especially for heavy dump-trucks such as BelAZ, CAT, KOMATSU and others” – CEO added.
At present, we are installing hydraulic presses for OTR tyre vulcanization process and  conducting pre-commissioning activities on the assembly complex. "By the end of the current year it is planned to put into operation the new equipment due to all the works are in accordance with the approved schedule. In 2017, we need to get tyre prototype and start mass production "- said Mr. Yakovlev. He noted that the reconstruction and upgrading of "Belshina" factory will be complex and continues and now there are some more projects of plant upgrading that are running in parallel. "This is a permanent process, which we constantly follow - without it we can not see the development and future of the company", - he stressed.
According to him, the company is also actively working with foreign specialists and companies to develop new formulations of rubber compounds. This year, the process has been given a lot of attention because it is tightly related with the product quality in the end. JSC Belshina managed to achieve major goals in terms of tyre performance increasing and starting production of tyres of new destination.