Established in 1964 with a vision to cater to the burgeoning Indian bicycle industry, GRL Tires has since been synonymous with durability and reliability. Our journey of innovation and growth is marked by significant milestones:

  • 1965: We introduced our inaugural range of Cotton tires, laying the foundation for our commitment to quality.

  • 1970: Recognizing the need for quality components, we commenced production of Moulded tubes, further solidifying our position in the market.

  • 1980: Responding to the demands of a growing market, we shifted our production base to Ludhiana, a strategic move that allowed for increased capacity and efficiency.

  • 1986: GRL Tires was formally incorporated and listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange, signaling our entry into the realm of corporate governance and transparency.

  • 1988: With the launch of our own range of Nylon tires, we expanded our product portfolio and ventured into the export market, establishing a global presence.

  • 1993: In line with our commitment to innovation, we ventured into the production of Butyl Tubes for ICE 2 & 3 Wheeler Vehicles, catering to the evolving needs of the automotive industry.

  • Continuing our legacy of innovation and excellence:
    • 2006-2008: We introduced a series of groundbreaking technologies, including Reflective Tape Technology Tires, Puncture Proof technology, and Self-Sealant Tubes, reaffirming our commitment to meeting customer needs with cutting-edge solutions.

    • 2010: Our focus shifted towards research and development with the initiation of Kevlar Folding Tubes, setting the stage for future advancements in tire technology.

    • 2020-2021: Despite challenges posed by the pandemic, GRL Tires demonstrated resilience and adaptability by resynchronizing commercial operations at our Ludhiana factory and expanding our domestic and international market presence.

    • 2022: Building on our strengths, we resumed exports to the MENA and African regions, reaffirming our commitment to global expansion and market leadership.

  • Looking ahead:
    • 2023: In a strategic move towards vertical integration, GRL Tires began the process of setting up a Reclaim Rubber Plant to enhance supply chain efficiency and sustainability.

    • 2024: Responding to the emerging trends in transportation, we initiated the development and production of Auto Butyl Tubes, aligning with the hyper-local and last-mile micro-mobility e-revolution.

    • 2024: In a bold step towards diversification, GRL Tires embarked on research and development for our line of e-rickshaws, signalling our commitment to sustainable mobility solutions and innovation.

Driven by a legacy of excellence and a vision for the future, GRL Tires remains steadfast in our commitment to providing durable, reliable, and innovative solutions to customers worldwide.