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10 Nov 2017

Geely tire production launched in Bobruisk

MOGILEV, 10 November (BelTA) – Bobruisk-based Belshina has launched mass production of 18-inch tires. The company’s spokeswoman Viktoriya Kulik told BelTA that summer tires Astarta SUV are designed for Geely cars produced at BelGee Factory.

According to the contract, the first batch of 225/60R18 tires, a total of 700 items, was shipped to the company in late October. There are plans to deliver over 1000 tires more in November. The new product will go on sale next season.

In June and August 2017 these tires were successfully tested alongside with their import analogues. “The tread pattern of the tire ensures stability and roadability. We, first of all, care about the safety and comfort of motorists,” she said.

The Belarusian tire factory was founded in 1972. It was converted into the public joint-stock company (OAO) Belshina in 2002. Belshina is one of Europe’s top tire makers. The company offers over 350 standard sizes and models of tires. The company trades with over 75 countries. The main domestic consumers include Belarus’ largest enterprises such as BelAZ, MAZ, MTZ, MZKT, Gomselmash, and Amkodor.


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