Maxion Jantaş Celebrates the Production of its 33,333,333rd Wheel
Contributing to the national economy with its production and export achievements and the employment opportunities it provides, Maxion Jantaş achieved its highest ever monthly production in the first half of 2021, while also reaching an important milestone in the history of the company by producing its 33,333,333rd wheel in the heavy and commercial vehicle segment. This important threshold was celebrated at an outdoor event held at the plant by following social distancing rules.
The 33,333,333 wheels manufactured so far by Maxion Jantaş in the Turkish automotive supply industry would cover half the Earth’s circumference if they were placed side by side, and would reach approximately 31,000 times the height of the Eiffel Tower if they were stacked on top of one another.
As part of the Maxion İnci Wheel Group, one of the pioneers of the Turkish automotive supply industry, Maxion Jantaş A. Ş. continues to contribute to the national economy with its production and export achievements and the employment opportunities it provides. The company was extremely hopeful for the year 2021 and reached an important threshold in the history of the company. Despite the challenging market conditions due to the pandemic and the difficulties in material supply, the company achieved its highest-ever monthly production and assembly numbers in March 2021 and produced its 33,333,333rd wheel in the heavy and commercial vehicle segment.
With its 1,700 employees and 4 plants in Manisa Organized Industrial Zone with a total wheel production capacity of approximately 12 million, the Maxion İnci Wheel Group contributes to the national economy through exports to more than 60 countries on 5 continents. As a subsidiary of İnci Holding and Maxion Wheels, the world’s largest wheel manufacturer, the Group consists of two companies, namely Maxion İnci and Maxion Jantaş, and is the largest single-location manufacturer of aluminum and steel wheels for passenger, light, and commercial vehicles in Europe with its 4 plants. In the 29th year of the partnership, the group aims to increase its total wheel production capacity to 13 million and its heavy and commercial vehicle steel wheel production capacity to 3 million with the 5th plant it will set up in Manisa Organized Industrial Zone. The Maxion İnci Wheel Group continues to lead the industry and increase its capacity and production with its Industry 4.0 and digital transformation activities while implementing automation and production-efficiency projects as part of its human-oriented approach.
In order to celebrate the production of its 33,333,333rd wheel, Maxion Jantaş held a brief outdoor event by following social distancing rules. At the event held with the participation of senior managers and employees, Mustafa Zaim, Chairperson of Maxion İnci and Maxion Jantaş, said: “As a result of starting 2021 in a strong and motivated way despite the challenging conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, our sales and consequently production volumes are increasing rapidly. Following our successive production records and achievements, we are celebrating an important threshold for us. We are also happy and proud to provide employment opportunities by this means, create sustainable value for the national economy with our exports, and offer added value to our customers. I would like to congratulate all the employees of the Maxion İnci Wheel Group sincerely and thank them for their valuable contribution.”