Rubber Board, India Vice-Chairman re-elected

The 179th meeting of the Rubber Board, India held on November 05, 2019, at Kottayam, re- elected T Rajendran Pillai as Vice Chairman of the Rubber Board for a second term. He was first elected as Vice Chairman of the Board in October 2018. Hailing from Chittethu...

Dr Rajkumar of IRMRA honoured

Dr Kasilingam Rajkumar, Director of Indian Rubber Manufacturers Research Association (IRMRA), was honoured with Long Service award for serving 10 years in the ISO Technical Committee as Technical Expert in Rubber and Rubber products Technical Committee. The award was...

Ranjit Kuruvilla of RK Latex Group passes away

E. Ranjt Kuruvilla, (59), Chairman of the R.K. Latex Pvt. Ltd. and a pioneer of Indian latex industry has passed away. An avowed spokesman of the Indian rubber industry, he has been a major presence in national and international rubber forums representing the Indian...

Peter Donnelly to head Cancarb Limited

Peter Donnelly has been appointed as the new President of Cancarb Limited, global leader in the production and marketing of thermal carbon black. Tokai Carbon, the parent company of Cancarb, said that Peter will replace Ken Tate, who will retire on September 30, 2019....

Michael Haupt to head Nexen’s OE tyre development

South Korea tyremaker Nexen Tire has appointed Michael Haupt as the head of ‘Premium OE’ business sector at the recently-opened Nexen Central Research Institute (Nexen univerCITY). He was former tyre development specialist at Porsche. Haupt will be responsible for...