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Kenda, a pneumatic tyre manufacturer, was established in the year 1962 in Taiwan. Its production houses are spread in Mainland China and Vietnam. This company has its headquarters present in Yuanlin, Changhua County, Taiwan. It is engaged in making tyres for automobiles, bicycles and industrial equipment as well. In 2003, Kenda entered into the $200 million joint venture with Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in China. In 2010, it stood at the 27th place in the list of leading tyre manufacturers present all over the world. The next year, a decision was made to sell about 50 percent of shares from the huge joint venture. This firm offers a wide range of products in every segment, right from automobiles to industrial and all demanding applications as well. All its products are strategically designed to meet every challenge irrespective of their kind. Not just this, but they also exceed the regulations set by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to deliver best quality and safety. Presently, its operations are carried out at nine locations in five countries, whereas its distributors and retailers are spread all across the globe.
The first ATV tyre from this brand is the Bearclaw, which is made of a snag resistant material. Introduced in 1994, it includes a 6-ply heavy duty casing and an innovative tread that lasts long and gives enhanced traction. With the huge success of this model, the firm further extended it to include 23 sizes, for varied applications. Two years later, the K500 was brought in with 4-ply tyres. By developing the K399, this manufacturer went on to become the first one to convert to metric sizing. In 2001, it’s first motocross or off-road tyre named K771 Millville was introduced. The next year marked the entry of K1010 Nevegal into the market, which is still rated high by the mountain biking professionals.
With a vast experience and available technology, Kenda manufactures tyres for all kinds of vehicles right from bikes to ATVs and passenger cars as well. The products on the offer include:
Kenda is the sponsor for the UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) Continental Cycling Team, which is named “Giant Asia Racing Team”. It also supports the professional teams like Cleveland Cavaliers (basketball), Rockets (basketball), Cincinnati Reds (baseball) and Columbus Blue Jackets (ice hockey).