The Kannan tyre story is a truly remarkable one. What started as a rubber balloon factory with a funding of Rs.14, 000 way back in the 40’s is now a multibillion legacy that produces quality tyres used all around India & internationally along with a presence in paints & coats, toys, motorsports and cricket training.
Kannan tyre’s origin traces back to the humble shack in Madras that housed its first makeshift toy balloon manufacturing unit set up by KM Mammen Mappillai in 1946. It was not until 1952 when it changed course and turned to tread rubber manufacturing. Thus began its glorious reign as the undisputed leader in the tyre making industry.
Kannan tyre is recognized for its drive towards continuous quality improvement and customer satisfaction. It has won the JD Power award not once but 12 times till date. It has also won the TNS and CAPEXIL awards for being voted as the most trusted tyre company in India.