CAMBRIDGE, Ontario — Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) and Huayi Tire Canada Inc. are the newest members of the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC), expanding the group's membership to 26 firms.
"We are thrilled to welcome these two important global industry players on board, and we are looking forward to a long-lasting and cooperative relationship that will be beneficial to all our members and the industry as a whole," TRAC President Glenn Maidment said.
Mumbai, India-based BKT Group, represented in Canada by BKT Tires Canada Inc. in Toronto, manufactures and distributes a full range of off-highway specially designed for vehicles in the agricultural, industrial, earthmoving, mining, ATV and gardening sectors, TRAC said.
The company sells more than 2,400 products in more than 130 countries, the association said.
A subsidiary of China's Shanghai Huayi Co Ltd., Markham, Ontario-based Huayi Tire Canada handles distribution of the Double Coin, Duraturn, Dynatrail and Bluestar tire brands in Canada.
Eighteen of TRAC's member companies are tire makers.