Entyre Limited was established in 1994 is a Malawi registered company with all shareholders/Directors based within Malawi. This registered followed the acquisition of a company called Press Tyre Retreaders Ltd that was owned by Press Corporation. The company has franchise holding for Bridgestone and Firestone tyres and gains a lot of support from both South Africa and Japanese offices of Bridgestone Firestone Corporation Limited.
Entyre is the only company in Malawi that is able to offer a full range of premium brands in new tyres and a quality retreading facility, already recognized by our South African partners as being the best factory North of Southern Africa and acknowledged as being in the top 10 factories in Sub Saharan Africa in terms of quality and volumes.
The ability of being able to offer both products enables the company to service its clients with a one stop shop initiative and service all their needs for tyre management. The company currently enjoys a 40% and 25% market share in the retreading and new tyre business respectively.
Entyre has the experience in tyre management and supply for Blue chip clients and currently running several corporate tyre management contracts.
Entyre Limited has a good infrastructure with 7 branches within Malawi and one branch in Tanzania. These are as follows:
The company is owned by the following business men of Greek origin. They all serve as Directors of the Board with two also working as Managers for the Blantyre and Lilongwe branches.
The Shareholding in Tanzania is 100% owned by Entyre Malawi making a full subsidiary of Entyre Malawi.
They all stay in Malawi and they have other business interest in chicken farming, chicken feed production, property investents and tobacco farming.
Entyre’s market position is very strong despite the stiff competiton. The company enjoys a good market share in the retreading business with the oldest and biggest retreading plant in the country.
In the new tyre business the company enjoys a lot of corporate client support due to professional approach to the delivery of service. The company is proud to be the leading supplier to prime brand of tyres as in Bridgestone and Firestone through the five fully equipped alignment and balancing centres.
Entyre enjoys the good relationship that it has with corporate clients either on normal or renewable contract basis.