First TBR Radial Tyre from Hubei Linglong Rolls Off Production Line

In November, the first TBR radial tyre from Hubei Linglong Tire Co., Ltd., the fourth domestic manufacturing base of Linglong Tire, successfully rolled off the production line.

First TBR Tyre Produced at Hubei Linglong

The first tyre from the new manufacturing base rolled off the production line after 16 months, demonstrating the project has been transferred from the preparatory and construction stage to the commissioning stage.

Hubei Linglong Tire will cover a total area of over 1,000,000 square metres with planned floor area more than 670,000 square metres.

The main products coming out of the facility be TBR, PCR, and OTR tyres. The facility intends to reach annual capacity 12 million units for PCR,  2.4 million for TBR, and 60,000 for OTR with estimated sales revenue reaching RMB five billion.

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Richard Wilson is the deputy editor for Commercial Tyre Business. Since 2015, Richard has worked as a correspondent for all of the titles across the Valebridge Publications Ltd Group namely: Retreading Business, Tyre & Rubber Recycling, The Tyreman and Truck and Bus News. Richard has worked on/off from the age of 16 for the company and whilst gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Business Studies at Coventry University, he developed his writing skills at the University paper and more recently writing his own independent blog.


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