NR MARKET A BREATHER, NO TURNAROUND

By A Saj Mathews: The present slight breather in global NR market is, of course, a welcome relief though it can in no way be considered as the beginning of a boom. All indications are that the market will be balanced in the medium term and price volatility may...

On Managing Complaints

A company’s responsiveness to complaints is crucial in maintaining a mutually beneficial business relationship Customer complaints are part of any business. They, like death and taxes, are inevitable. All market leaders encounter them. But each grievance represents an...

Reduce,reuse and recycle Make environment safer

By Dr Sunil E Fernado : Reduce, Reuse and Recycle are the three key requirements for minimizing pollution in order to make the environment greener and safer for the present and future generations to live in Environmental Chemistry is the branch of chemical science...

NR @ CROSSROADS?

By A. Saj Mathews: As the long wait for a bounce back of the NR market continues, concerns about the future of this vital industrial raw material are growing across all major rubber producing countries. While low prices are dissuading growers from going ahead with NR...

The success of Indian Rubber Parks

Rubber Parks, a pioneering initiative by the Rubber Board India is doing well in Kerala and Tripura. The main objective of setting up Rubber Parks is to develop infrastructure facilities like power, water, and transportation for promoting development of rubber and...

One and Only John Powath

By Kurian Abraham: I first met John more than 30 years ago at his beautiful and spacious Bandra flat overlooking the sea in Mumbai. This was soon after I launched Rubber Asia, India’s first global rubber magazine. A friend of mine in the Rubber Board had told me:...