LUXEMBOURG CITY, Luxembourg (June 13) — Solideal Loadstar, an industrial and specialty tire and wheel maker, was recognized recently by the Sri Lankan government as that country´s No. 1 exporter.
Sri Lanka honored Solideal Loadstar, the primary manufacturing arm of Solideal International S.A., for its exports in 2006, according to the company. Details of the firm´s exports were not disclosed.
Solideal employs 6,600 in Sri Lanka at plants making tires, tracks and wheels for material handling and construction equipment. Globally Solideal employs more than 7,000 in manufacturing and distribution companies in 20 countries.