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...

NR : Hard times will go

By Sharad P Matade Managing Director of Swastik Rubber Industries Pvt Ltd, Kolkata, Kamal K Chowdhury has assumed charge as the new President of the All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA), the apex body of India’s rubber industry units, at a time when the...

INDIAN TYRE INDUSTRY IN FOR FORMIDABLE GROWTH

The Indian tyre industry, with an unprecedented Rs 400,000-million ($6 billion approx) investment in the last few years, is at the threshold of major leap forward. With the new Greenfield facilities set up in recent years, the most technologically advanced domestic...