Michelin Earthmover offers earthmover tires for all types of machines: surface mining, underground mining, quarries and construction, industrial handling and port.


Michelin has a long history linked to innovation, always directed towards the search for solutions by creating value for our customers. MICHELIN® Earthmover tires are part of this history.

  • 1953

      First radial Industrial tire

  • 1959

      First radial Earthmover tire

  • 1966

      Opening of the Vitoria factory in Spain

  • 1970

      Opening of the Montceau-Les-Mines factory in France

  • 1971

      Launch of the  MICHELIN®  XKD1™ range: the first range offering a choice of rubber compounds to suit the conditions of use

  • 1973

      Test center at Almeria, Spain: Opening of the first and only testing center in the world entirely dedicated to Earthmover tires

  • 1977

      Opening of the Puy en Velay factory, France

  • 1980

      All Earthmover tires are radial

    Opening of the Waterville factory in Canada

  • 1988

      Broadening of our offer to meet market needs

  • 1992

      First 57 inch tire for loaders MICHELIN® X MINE® D2 55/80R57

    55/80R57 XMINE D2
  • 1998

      Opening of the Lexington factory in the United States

    First low profile tire to increase the speed capacities of very large dumpers

  • 2000

      A revolutionary tire for rigid dump trucks, increasing life expectancy by 20%, the MICHELIN® XDR™

  • 2001

      The biggest tire in the world: 59/80 R 63 MICHELIN® XDR™

    59/80 R 63 XDR
  • 2007

      Opening of the Campo Grande factory, Brazil

      Launch of MEMS (MICHELIN Earthmover Management System), the first electronic monitoring system for Earthmover tires

    MICHELIN Earthmover Management System
  • 2009

      New tire selling concept: TM (Tons/Miles)

    Concept TK
  • 2011

      Launch of the new MICHELIN® XDR™ 2, the new reference for rigid dump trucks

  • 2012

      The “B2 technology”, a particularly sturdy bead wire, is developed for the MICHELIN® X MINE® D2


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