In a bid to further strengthen its presence in the region, Michelin, a global leader and manufacturer of tyres and travel related services, opened a new Tyreplus branch and Michelin truck service centre (MTSC) in Oman.
The new branch located in Ghala industrial area was inaugurated by Mohsin Haider Darwish, founder of Mohsin Haider Darwish and Herve Skrzypczak, Tyreplus franchise manager for Michelin AIM zone.
The inauguration of Tyreplus and MTSC facilities was also attended by Lujaina M Darwish chairperson, Mohsin Haider Darwish, Daoud Helmi, Michelin commercial director UAE and Oman, S K Wig director, MHDT&B, ministerial officials, and several customers and business partners.
Skrzypczak said, “We are all proud of this very important milestone. This achievement is clearly in line with our strategy to further expand our network to incorporate 80 new branches in the GCC by 2018. We take this opportunity to thank our customers and dealers for their steadfast support and trust in the quality of our service.”
Since 2002, the Michelin Group has deployed the Tyreplus network across the world to provide customers with the best solutions in the market. Tyreplus is a onestop shop offering a wide variety of all major tyre brands, lubricants, batteries, suspension and braking systems all under one roof for customer convenience. It also offers professional services such as alignment, air conditioning refilling and nitrogen inflation.
Tyreplus provides both technical capabilities and values, such as a competitive pricing, strong brand and image, convenient location, national network, well trained staff, Michelin quality assurance, world standard operations and a well operated store environment.
Tyreplus offers its services in 15 countries and has 1,500 branches worldwide. The company presently has 60 branches in KSA and 40 branches in other GCC countries. In Oman, Tyreplus outlets are located in Mabela, Al Hail, Barkha, Ghala, Salalah, Sohar and Sur. It is the first franchise network in GCC.
MTSC is a onestop shop equipped with stateoftheart facilities including a computerized truck tyre alignment machine, truck tyre repair facility, tyre fitment and rotation, nitrogen filling etc and offers end to end tyrerelated services for trucks.