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Magna Tyres Group acquires Australia’s Fennell Tyres International

Staff Report,

19 Dec 2021

Acquisition to help Dutch OTR tyre maker strengthen position in Australian and global markets

Magna Tyres Group acquires Australia’s Fennell Tyres International

Off-highway tyres specialist Magna Tyres has acquired Australia-based company Fennell Tyres International, a provider of OTR, mining and TBR tyre solutions.

The Magna Tyres Group said it acquired Fennell Tyres International, which is known for its competitive pricing and high quality, in recognition of the demand for high quality off-the-road tyres in Australia and the value of a long-term relationship with customers. Magna Tyres added that its main goal is to strengthen its position worldwide and the acquisition provides additional growth opportunities and increase on tyre volume. It also fulfils the long-standing desire to support Australian customers with full-service tyre solutions.

Michael de Ruijter, CEO-president of Magna Tyres Group, said in a statement: “We were attracted to Fennell Tyres International by the common vision on expanding both companies and product portfolio. Our goal is to increase sales to 600 million Euros within 5 years and strengthen our position as the largest 2nd-tier supplier of Off-The-Road tyres and service provider in the world.’

“We are excited that the combined company will collaborate on improving tools and technologies, both companies are confident this combination will enable us to provide better service for our current and potentional customers. We listen to our customers and always try to support them with the best tyre solutions. Our goal is to establish a long-term partnership rather than a short-term success.’’

“The relationship between Magna Tyres and Fennell Tyres International has been evolving for many years now and it was only natural that the synergies that both companies share has brought us together “, says Aldo Gismondi, Managing Director of Fennell Tyres international.’’

Formed in 2005 by current directors Aldo Gismondi and Bruce Walker, Fennell Tyres International provides on-site earthmover and truck tyre services for mining, transport and civil contracting operations and equipment. The professional and safety conscious service personnel have numerous years of industry experience. They provide the right advice and the right product at the right price. All the employees will join Magna Tyres Group upon completion of the transaction.

Magna Tyres Group is a Dutch supplier of premium quality off-the-road (OTR), industrial, port handling and truck (TBR) tyres. Magna Tyres was founded in 2006 and in a very short period of time, has become an established name in the international tyre market with collaboration with leading OEMs in over 130 countries.


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