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Camso introduces two wheel loader tyres

Canada: Camso Ltd., recognised for manufacturing OTR (off-the-road) tyres and rubber track added two new wheel loader tyres to its product portfolio. As per the company officials, the tyres, namely, WHL 775 and WHL 773, would offer greater productivity at comparatively lower operating cost. The official also declared that WHL 775 is designed specifically for demolition/scrap yard /waste/recycling purposes, whereas, the WHL 773 is designed to cater the demand at construction job sites.

The executive director (Market Development/Construction Division) of Camso Ltd., David Fleischhauer, claimed that both the tyres would offer better running life, comparatively lower downtime and enhanced productivity, which would result in economical solution for customers.

The company announced that the bias-ply WHL 775 along with L5 lug deep tread would focus on improved durability in addition to safeguarding the surface of tyre on the mixed & hard flat plains.

On the other hand, the WHL 773 offers a special tread design to perform on hard surfaces. Moreover, the tyre is devised in order to avoid rubber chunking & chipping.

The Vice President & General Manager of Agriculture Division of Camso, Hugues Lajoie, discussed more about the OEM-driven philosophy and the strong recognition from Deere. The company supplies agricultural tracks and track systems to Deere.

Camso, North America has been catering to around 90% of the demand of Toyota’s OE requirements for its forklifts. Camso has been supplying high performance material handling tyres & wheels to Toyota since the past decade.

As per TechSci Research, by introducing two new tyres into its wheel loader line, Camso has expanded its tyre portfolio. Moreover, with the launch of enhanced products, the company would be able to strengthen its position in the OTR tyre market of the North America region.

The recent report published by TechSci Research, “Canada Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020” states that companies such as Bridgestone, Goodyear, Michelin, Continental, Hankook, etc. are already tapping the Canadian tyre market with their products for various vehicle segments. However, with the expected growth in the tyre market of the country, the demand for tyres used in such vehicles would rise by 2020.

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