ERJ staff report (PR)
Mitas has launched what it says is one of the world's largest agricultural tires at the Farm Progress Show at Boone, Iowa.
Manufactured at Mitas' North American plant in Charles City, Iowa the 1250/50R32 SFT 188A8/185B weighs in at 555kg, making it the heaviest tire in Mitas' product portfolio.
The tire is designed for grain carts and combine harvesters and is available on global markets from September 2014.
Mitas is the European leader in combine tires sales having significant market share in tractor tires, accorsding to said Andrew Mabin, Mitas’ marketing and sales director.
“With Mitas 1250/50R32 SFT we send the clear message that we will maintain this prominent position,” said Mabin.