Indian glove industry must raise capacity: G Narayana Pillai

By P. Venugopal From a Production Foremen with Mysore Rubbers Pvt Ltd (M M Foam) in the early seventies, G Narayana Pillai has gone a long way to become a much-sought-after global Consultant on latex products such as gloves, condoms, balloons and catheters. His long...

Apollo can grow more in Europe

By Prof T.N. Kalamani As part of a bid to expand global presence, the Indian tyre giant, Apollo Tyres Ltd., is currently concentrating more and more on Europe as well as other geographies. At present, Apollo is fast moving ahead with the construction of a Greenfield...

Great Growth Potential

The Indian rubber industry has the best of brains, technologists and manpower available in the country. With a little more push from the Government of India by way of assistance for upgrading technology and availability of funding at lower cost, etc, Indian rubber...

IRE: A vital rubber industry platform

India Rubber Expo 2017 will be the largest event in this series with a space allocation of 25,000 sq meters, about 400 exhibitors from more than 12 countries and an expected 25,000 footfalls, says K T Thomas, Chairman, Organising Committee, IRE 2017. In an interview...

NR Demand will Grow

Natural rubber (NR) has its own domineering position in the industry owing to the superior technical performance of this natural elastomer over the synthetic counterpart and its demand will continue to grow aligned with growth of the tyre and vehicle industry, says Dr...