Apollo Tyres net sales up 11% in Q2 FY18

Apollo Tyres reported a net profit of Rs 1.4 billion on a Net Sales of Rs 34.18 billion for the July-September second quarter of 2017-18. For the first half of the fiscal(April – September), the company posted a profit of Rs 2.28 million on Net Sales of Rs 66.76...

NR market to be balanced in medium term

By Salvatore Pinizzotto, Secretary General, IRSG: Global natural rubber market is going through a dull patch of late with no signs of an imminent boom. Natural rubber, being both an agricultural crop and industrial raw material, its demand primarily relies on GDP and...

Help Harvey, contribute to his medical fund

A Note from RTA: Dear friends and associates in the Retread, Tire and Rubber industries, and anyone who has worked with, or encountered this great man, Harvey Brodsky needs your help and financial support. Harvey’s cancer has progressed to stage four. The medical...

Nano materials key to growth of rubber industry

By Dr Arup K Chandra World population is growing. The urban and middle class populations are growing even faster. People aspiration and mobility, and as a result the number of vehicles on the road, are increasing day by day. This is depleting the resources on this...