Saturday 11 July 2020

Prometeon Tyre Egypt showcases safety systems

CAIRO, June 9, 2019

Prometeon Tyre Egypt, the licensed manufacturer of Pirelli-branded truck, bus, agro and OTR tyres, recently showcased its cutting-edge technology, industry innovation and best practices in terms of safety at a meeting with Egyptian distributors, dealers and retailers.

Located on Alexandria Cairo on Desert Road, Prometeon’s factory in Egypt is one of the four Prometeon factories all over the world, said a statement.

During the meeting, Prometeon highlighted its history of continued investment in the Egypt plant to increase production capacity and upgrade technology. As a result, the company today provides over 2,000 job opportunities locally, it said.

In addition to its factory in Egypt, the company operates one factory in Turkey and two in Brazil, as well as research and development centres in Italy and Brazil where researchers explore cutting-edge industry advancements.

The group employs over 7,000 people and has a commercial presence on five continents with a heritage of more than 145 years of Pirelli high-end technology.

Antonio Dolgetta, chief executive officer, Prometeon Tyre Egypt, said: “As the sole global tyre manufacturer in Egypt, our company is a market leader, bringing cutting-edge technology, premium quality backed by international best practices, and helps customers improve their cost per kilometre in the Egyptian market.”

“Our complete portfolio of industrial tyres meets the needs of every customer and our strong aftersales service supports more than 4,000 direct and indirect customers across the country. Innovative initiatives we’re undertaking such as this series of meetings directly with our stakeholders in the tyre industry continue to make us more accessible and bring us closer to our distributors, dealers, retailers and fleet customers,” Dolgetta added.

Prometeon has organised the national customers’ roadshow “Coming Together Events” for their direct and indirect customers over the past two months. All over Egypt Prometeon management has come together with 535 key customers and opinion leaders in the trucking industry at four different locations over five events.

During the meetings, Prometeon’s management shared their vision, strategies and demonstrated a commitment to align with customers’ needs, highlighting the means by which the industry is changing and explaining how the company is innovating to meet customer requirements across the industry and exceed their expectations.

Some customers also had an opportunity to tour the factory, gaining a first-hand perspective of the technology and passion used to develop and manufacture every single tyre.

“The Prometeon family is committed to maintaining our leadership position, not only in sales but as technological pioneers helping the industry to improve service offerings to our fleet customers,’’ said Faruk Uslu, marketing director, Prometeon Tyre Egypt, during his presentation.

“We look forward to continuing to meet with our customers in upcoming period including tyre fitters,” he added.

The Prometeon factory in Egypt exports to premium markets such as Europe, Turkey, the Middle East and Africa serving as a reference point for Egyptian quality production around the world, it stated. – TradeArabia News Service


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