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JK Tyre resumes partial operation in three manufacturing plants across the country

JK Tyre and Industries today announced partial resumption of operations at three of its manufacturing facilities across the country. 

In a regulatory filing, the tyre producer said, “JK Tyre has commenced production in a graded manner at its manufacturing facilities in Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Kankroli (Rajasthan) and Laksar (through Cavendish industries Ltd.- subsidiary company, in Uttarakhand). The Company has also resumed operations at its global Research & Development hub, Raghupati Singhania Centre of Excellence, Mysore, Karnataka”

The company also added that the remaining manufacturing plants of JK Tyre in India and Mexico are in preparatory mode and will resume operations subsequently. 

“All the facilities will function with restricted manpower and stringent precautionary measures to ensure safety, sanitisation and social distancing,” the company said, adding “Only the essential staff will be allowed to the listed facilities and the remaining employees across corporate office, sales offices and other plants will continue to work from home until further notice.”

“While we recommence our manufacturing operations, we are placing the safety and well-being of our employees and communities, which are the prime importance of our resumption plan. We have worked out a thorough and stringent roadmap that is not only aligned with the protocols of the authorities, but goes a step further in ensuring access to safe workplace, ” Raghupati Singhania, Chairman & MD, JK Tyre & Industries was quoted in the statement. 

JK Tyre is present in 105 countries with over 180 Global distributors. The Company has 12 manufacturing facilities, out of which 9 in India and 3 in Mexico, that collectively produce around 35 million tyres annually. 

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