Dr James Jacob receives Distinguished Scientist Award

  Dr James Jacob, Director, Rubber Research Institute of India (RRII), was presented with the Distinguished Scientist Award instituted by Dr. C.S . Venkataram Memorial Trust at the recently held National Symposium on Plantation crops at CPCRI, Kasaragod. The...

Thomas Boettcher to lead Camso

Thomas Boettcher, former senior Vice-President of the Industrial Tire Business Unit of Continental AG, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Camso, formerly Camoplast Solideal, effective from April 1, 2017. Boettcher has been a member of Camso...

RRII’s Dr C Bindu Roy wins Best Woman Scientist Award

Dr C Bindu Roy, Senior scientist, Rubber Research Institute of India(RRII), has been selected for the Guman Devi Memorial Best Woman Scientist Award. This award is presented based on a national contest, which shortlisted five women scientist from across India. The...

Dr Nguyen Ngoc Bich is the new Secretary General of ANRPC

Dr Nguyen Ngoc Bich, nominee of Vietnam is the new Secretary General of Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC). He succeeds the present incumbent Ms Sheela Thomas and will assume office on 1st December, 2017 at the ANRPC headquarters in Kuala...

Tom Formanek to lead Tire Industry Association

  Tom Formanek, the newly elected President of the Tire Industry Association (TIA), has long and varied experience in the tyre industry, particularly in sales and tyre service products. Upon graduating from North Iowa Area Community College in 1982, Formanek...

Kamal K Chowdhury elected new President of AIRIA

Kamal K Chowdhury, Managing Director, Swastik Rubber Industries Pvt Ltd, Kolkata, is the new President of the All India Rubber Industries Association(AIRIA), the apex body for rubber industries in India. The recent meeting of AIRIA also unanimously elected Vikram...