China Zenix Auto International, the largest commercial vehicle wheel manufacturer in China in both the aftermarket and OEM market by sale volume, says it has won a contract from Sany Heavy Industries (Sany), to supply wheels for its mobile construction equipment.

Zenix Auto will provide service and aftermarket support to Sany’s customers through its network of more than 5,300 distributors throughout China. No other details were disclosed.

Sany has more than 100 marketing and service centres in China, with 56 networked warehouses. Sany products have been exported to more than 110 countries including India and the US.

“Our selection by Sany Heavy Industries highlights our manufacturing, product development and R&D capabilities,” said China Zenix chairman and CEO Jianhui Lai. “As a large and leading construction equipment company, their demands are stringent and we have proven our wheels can meet these challenging requirements.

“This contract will add to our penetration of the important off-highway segment of the large vehicle market in China, the largest vehicle market in the world. Sany is the latest among a series of leading vehicle companies that are using our premium wheels that meet or exceed standard performance and durability requirements.”

Sany is the world leader in the production of pump trucks and is China’s largest producer of truck-mounted concrete pumps, and hydraulic rollers. Sany’s headquarters is located in the Changsha Economic Technological Development Zone and the company is involved in all aspects of construction machinery manufacturing, with products such as construction equipment, road construction equipment and cranes.

It produces equipment in 25 categories with more than 120 models including motor graders, asphalt pavers, and crane trucks.