Ultimate XT on New Linde Forklifts Now Available


The KION Group has been fitting GRI’s premium plus tyre, the Ultimate XT , on their brand new LINDE forklifts produced in Aschaffenburg, Germany since 2021.

Ultimate XT is Currently Marketed Globally 

These advanced LINDE forklifts have been shipped across the world. They have been received by LINDE dealers, distributors, and customers throughout Europe, in Asia, in the Middle East, and in the Americas. GRI is honoured that LINDE customers across the world now have new forklifts with Ultimate XT tyres and is proud to have expanded its presence in world-class OEMs with KION.

The partnership with KION testifies to the excellence of GRI’s tyres, their high performance in diverse conditions and the company’s commitment to developing superior forklift tyres. GRI’s Ultimate XT premium plus tyre is suited for the most demanding conditions in the material handling industry. Its unique tread pattern provides excellent traction and its structure ensures high stability. The tyre’s distinctiveness lies in the special compounds used, leading to reduced heat build-up, higher run-time, and lower rolling resistance. The Ultimate XT premium plus tyres are built for 24-hour material handling operations. The high tread volume, greater lug depth and optimised aspect ratio provide extensive tyre life.

The KION Group is one of the most prestigious and largest manufacturers of forklift trucks and warehouse equipment in Europe and provides supply chain solutions to more than 100 countries worldwide. GRI is proud to be supplying their Ultimate XT premium plus tyres to KION for their new LINDE Material Handlingforklifts, produced in Germany. The Ultimate XT solid tyres are manufactured using advanced compounds made primarily from natural rubber sourced from farmers in Sri Lanka. The tyres are produced at GRI's advanced production plants to the highest quality and standards. 

About the author

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.

Contact: richard.wilson@retreadingbusiness.com

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