At a Glance
Micheldever Group is owned by Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI). SRI is the 6th largest tyre manufacturer in the world and 4th largest tyre seller in the UK, with 1.6 million tyres sold each year, £4.7 billion sales and £435 million profit worldwide. There are 35,000 SRI employees worldwide. Their headquarters is located in Kobi, Japan.
Our mission statement is:
"To deliver excellence and build trusted customer relationships through exceptional service"
The MTS Group is made up of four main business units:
Protyre is the retail arm of Micheldever Tyre Services Ltd. It is the brand for a national chain of mechanical and fast-fit centres and currently has over 155 within the UK, with a rapid expansion plan in place aiming to grow the Protyre network to 300 centres by 2025.
With over 6,000 independent customers, Micheldever Tyre Services Ltd is the largest independent wholesale tyre distributor in the UK. Our specialist technical customer services team are renowned for providing impartial advice to our customers on which car, 4x4s, bike and SUVs tyres that are best for the end user and have between them over 150 years of experience. Our VMA Division specialises in providing tyres to vehicle main dealers.
Micheldever Tyre Services Ltd has established a wholesale distribution network of 15 sites around the UK supplying over 6000 retailers nationwide. Our distribution network provides a seamless service to our customers. All of our Warehouse and Transport teams are trained to high-standard to support getting the right stock to our customers every time.
Our head office collaboratively work with the wider teams in delivering exceptional customer service. Within our head office functions, we have HR, Finance, Credit Control, Marketing, Commercial Pricing, IT and Purchasing.
Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI)
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. (SRI) was founded in in 1909 and is the world's fifth largest tyre producer. The operational side of SRI boasts 12 production facilities where over 110 million tyres are manufactured a year for their major brands Falken, Dunlop, Ohtsu and Sumitomo Tyres. In addition to manufacturing tyres on a global scale, SRI also produces a range of other rubber products including tennis racquets and balls and golf balls.