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GRI Launches the Largest Agriculture Tire to be exported from Sri Lanka

GRI’s radial agriculture tires are made from top-grade Sri Lankan rubber and engineered to exacting standards. GRI tires exceed the most demanding quality, performance and safety requirements.


GRI launched it largest GREEN XLR 85 radial agriculture tire, with the tire size of 480/80R50 and measuring an astounding diameter of over 2 meters. This was considered a proud milestone for the company, as GRI is the first speciality tire manufacture in Sri Lanka to produce an agriculture tire of this magnitude.

“To overcome every challenge is what GRI strives for every day. And today we have surpassed yet another landmark and achieved success in manufacturing excellence.” stated Prabhash Subasinghe, Managing Director GRI.

The GREEN XLR 85 is developed with cutting-edge technology that features outstanding traction and driving comfort both on and off the road. Its specially designed mud breakers provide excellent self-cleaning properties and the new tie bar design strengthens the center lugs for higher performance. This tire is ideal for long working hours in the fields.

“We recognize that farming machinery is getting more powerful, as farmers strive for more productivity to feed the world’s population, this tire is used for tractors above 200 HP, with a Max load capacity of 4375kg”, stated Dr. Mahesha Ranasoma, CEO GRI.

GRI is a leading producer of Specialty Tires from Sri Lanka with offices in six countries and sales in over 50 countries around the world. GRI produces high-performance Agriculture, Construction and Material Handling Tires. GRI's state-of-the-art factory is the largest in Sri Lanka to produce specialty tires and the first to produce radial agriculture tires. GRI is certified in ISO 9001:2015 – Quality Management, ISO 50001: 2011 – Energy Management and ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management.

Source: GRI