ERJ staff report (DS)
Quincy, Illinois -- Titan Tire expects to test a 73.5-inch super giant tyre this spring. Iif the test is successful, Titan anticipates putting its first tyres in the field during third quarter of 2010.
Maurice Taylor Jr., Chairman and CEO of Titan Tyre made the announcement in his annual presentation to analysts and shareholders.
Michelin introduced a 63-inch mining tyre last decade, developed in conjunction with mining equipment suppliers, At the time, Michelin said 63-inch was the largest size that can pactically be transported to a mine by a combination of ship and road.
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Press release from Titan