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...

Thomas Jacob to lead APK

The 77th AGM of Association of Planters of Kerala elected Thomas Jacob as the new Chairman of APK. He is the Director of POABS Group. He succeeds C Vinayaraghavan, President (SBU-B) of Harrisons Malayalam Ltd (HML). During his tenure as APK Chairman, Vinayaraghavan...

Apollo appoints Daniele Lorenzetti as Chief Technology Officer

Apollo Tyres has appointed Daniele Lorenzetti as the company’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Daniele will spearhead Apollo Tyres’ global initiatives towards research and development, for both passenger vehicle and commercial vehicle tyres. He will be assisted by the...