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MAXAM announces creation of MAXAM Mining Group

February 7, 2020  By Maxam

MAXAM Tire announced the creation of the MAXAM Mining Group (MMG); a dedicated global team specifically focused on the Open Pit Mining segment. The MMG has built a team of members across multiple continents responsible for serving regional market demands.

Each member of the team is an industry leading expert dedicated to providing the best customer experience along with superior business solutions.

As mining applications and machinery continue to evolve, our R&D group focuses on the utilization of leading technology to improve safety, product performance and repeatable quality. By leveraging extensive research and testing in multiple mine locations around the world, our engineering team develops site specific tire compounding along with the next generation casing designs to exceed site requirements for overall performance improvement.

To meet our engineering team’s advanced innovations, the MMG has invested heavily in our state-of-the-art manufacturing and quality process. All mining products are produced in multi-staged, custom designed building equipment. This new technology allows for consistent construction and minimal disruption of the casing during the curing process. Utilizing advanced shearography technology, all MAXAM mining products are screened for internal defects as part of the standard inspection. In addition, extensive ultrasonic gauge testing is completed before product is approved for distribution.


Mining is one of the toughest and most demanding industries where a team of experts with leading market knowledge is a necessity in order to provide the best customer experience and solutions. The MMG is that team of dedicated and knowledgeable experts that have decades of experience in the field globally. With years of valuable industry experience, Matt Johnson has been appointed as Vice President of the MMG and will lead our team of experts in providing the best business solutions for the industry.

“We pride ourselves in delivering solutions with the lowest cost per hour/ton and provide long-term, mutually beneficial business relationships with our customers and our partnerships that only begins at the placement of MAXAM products,” says Matt Johnson, vice president of MMG.

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