Founded in 1967, Maxxis International began as a manufacturer of bicycle tyres in Taiwan. In the ensuing decades, Maxxis has expanded into new markets, offering products for Cars, 4x4s, light trucks, trucks and buses, ATVs, lawn and garden products, race karts, industrial vehicles, and trailers. With distribution in approximately 180 countries, operations in Asia, Europe, and North America, and 30,000+ employees. Maxxis is one of the largest and most respected tyre companies in the world. Most Maxxis tyres are now manufactured in Thailand. Maxxis is also an OEM tyre (OEM are the tyres that a vehicle was originally equipped with from the factory. To select OEM tyres, automakers work with tyre manufacturers to choose or develop tyres that complement the characteristics and purposes of the vehicle).