Alliance Brands (1)


The Alliance Tire Group (ATG) is a fully owned subsidiary of Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. The Alliance tyre brand has been a leading name in the global off-highway tyre segment since its inception over 60 years ago. The brand is well known for its ability to provide customers, both aftermarket and OEM, with application-specific, purpose-built tyres. From fields to factories to forests, Alliance tyres offer solutions for every application.

With a presence in over 120 countries across 6 continents, and global manufacturing and R&D facilities, Alliance is able to get close to the market and understand the requirements of farmers, contractors and other end users within each region. This foothold enables Alliance to provide a customised focus for specific market requirements and has helped ATG to become the preferred OEM choice across the globe. Kirkby Tyres has been the exclusive importer of Alliance tyres into the UK & Ireland for over 50 years.

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BKT Brands


Established in 1987, Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT) is now a leading tyre manufacturer within the global off-highway tyre market. Kirkby Tyres has been working with BKT and importing into the UK their entire range of BKT tyres for over ten years. With a prominent position within specialist segments including agricultural, construction, industrial, earthmoving, port and mining, ATV, lawn & garden, BKT has become a strategic player with worldwide brand recognition.

BKT boasts four global subsidiaries, five state of the art production facilities and sales activities and distribution in over 130 countries. Consistent and continuous investment in R&D and technological developments enable BKT to produce high quality specialist tyres and satisfy even the most demanding user needs for any application. BKT’s philosophy of “growing together” encompasses a commitment to efficiency and productivity within its own operations but also a significant commitment to corporate social responsibility and safeguarding the environment.

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Doublecoin Brands

Double Coin

Having bought and sold well over one million Double Coin truck tyres, Kirkby Tyres has been importing this brand into the UK and Ireland on an exclusive basis since 1989. With over 70 years of tyre manufacturing history and ranking amongst the largest and strongest global producers, Double Coin specialises in the production of radial truck, OTR and industrial tyres. The brand’s reputation is built upon stable and reliable quality with its products now represented in over 100 countries.

Double Coin boasts three large scale domestic facilities and a brand-new state of the art manufacturing facility, built on a 3.6 million square-foot site, with the capacity to manufacture over 1.8 million truck radials as well as over 50,000 OTR tyres. Double Coin is known around the world as a tyre of uncompromising quality, strength, low cost per kilometre and re-treadability, backed-up with a seven-year warranty and casing guarantee with multiple retreads.


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MRL Brands


Having begun as a producer of tyre re-treading materials in 1954, MRL Tyres Ltd now has more than 60 years of production experience. Present in more than 90 countries, MRL is considered a leading company in the production and export of agricultural, industrial and off-road tyres, as well as tyres for light commercial vehicles. Investment in a continuously expanding product range has resulted in over 1800 Stock Keeping Units, covering many applications.

Today MRL Tyres is recognised as one of the most experienced manufacturers within the tyre industry, particularly noted for its value offering. The accredited manufacturing facility boasts state of the art imported equipment, all operated by highly qualified tyre builders and engineers. This philosophy of working with best-in-class imported materials is twinned with world-class production processes and techniques, allowing for quality assurance. Kirkby Tyres has been exclusively importing MRL tyres into the UK & Ireland since 2007.

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Pirelli Brands


The Pirelli brand has been a pioneer in the agricultural sector, from 1936, when it started the promotion of agricultural tyres to substitute iron wheels on tractors. In 2017, 17 years after the last direct sales in Europe, the Pirelli brand was reintroduced into Europe and is now represented in the UK and Ireland by Kirkby Tyres. Through a high-technology development process, with intensive testing throughout Europe, both in the field and on the road, the new PHP™ range was proven under all conditions to ensure maximum performance in all applications.

Pirelli PHP radial tyres are the new Premium line dedicated to the European agricultural sector, giving farmers the highest performance, for the maximum possible crop yield. Energy efficient radial tyres deliver fuel savings and reduced CO2 emissions.  Other key features include highly durable compounds for long-lasting tyres, reduced soil compaction, increased safety and driver comfort, and improved torque transmission to accommodate the heaviest tractors.

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Sailun Brands


Kirkby Tyres has been importing Sailun truck tyres into the UK & Ireland exclusively since 2011. Within that time, the Sailun Group has already built a worldwide reputation as a provider of high-quality premium value tyres. Within the TBR segment, investment, R&D and focus is placed on the Group’s Sailun-branded truck tyres, covering several commercial applications.  These include long and short haul transport, pick up & delivery trucks, refuse trucks and buses.

The Group’s flagship Sailun-branded truck tyres benefit first from investment in new patterns, compounds and technologies.  The Sailun range of truck tyres are underpinned by a relentless focus on R&D, with 30% of the Group’s resources re-invested into the brand. Indeed, Sailun branded truck tyres were amongst the first to market to comply with the latest 3PMSF and Euro 6 regulations, and with considerable performance results. The imminent introduction of the 2nd generation proves that Sailun is with you through every turn.  

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