ZAFCO – a leading global distributor of automotive tyres, batteries and lubricants – today announced the launch of its India operations at Tyrexpo India 2011, in Chennai.
With close to 300 employees across the globe and sales in more than 85 countries, the ISO 9001:2008-certified conglomerate is one of the fastest growing companies in the UAE. The company currently has an extensive distribution network of over 850 partners worldwide.
The Tyrexpo 2011 exhibition in India, which will run until 7th July, will see exhibitors and visitors from all sectors of the international tyre industry come together to showcase global brands and solutions to meet the regional demand for high quality tyres.
Gopiraj KV, CEO of ZAFCO, commented, “ZAFCO has immense confidence in the buoyancy of the tyre industry in India. The three-day exhibition is the ideal platform for ZAFCO to introduce its diverse range of automotive products in the Indian market and take advantage of the country’s booming economy complemented with the commendable infrastructure plans to connect all of India’s corridors through the road network.”
At the trade show, ZAFCO will exhibit DOUBLE COIN, a globally renowned tyre brand for the transport sector, offering excellent value for money, as well as ZEETEX, ZAFCO’s own revolutionary brand of tyres, batteries and lubricants that encompasses products in over 600 categories.
The set up in India will see the establishment of 84 trucking centres across Northern and Western India that will meet the demands of the industrial and commercial sector. This will also provide a foundation for ZAFCO to eventually launch into the premium segment of the tyre market.
Gopiraj adds, “ZAFCO will continue to maintain the high quality standards and replicate the success achieved globally to the domestic Indian market. We value our partners and aim to contribute to the Indian economy as we continue to grow”.