Dr Ranjith Matthan to head IRMRA

The Government of India has appointed Dr Ranjith K Matthan, Director of Polymer Consultancy Services (P) Ltd, as the new President of Indian Rubber Manufacturers Research Association (IRMRA), effective from January 2019 . He succeeds Rajendra V Gandhi who completed...

ARLANXEO announces new leadership team in China

ARLANXEO, a world-leading synthetic rubber company, has announced the appointment of Sun Hong as the new Managing Director of ARLANXEO in China and Mark Chen as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective January 1, 2019. As their predecessors, Ming Cheng Chien...

Japan, Hungary honour Apollo Chairman Onkar S Kanwar

Onkar S Kanwar, Chairman, Apollo Tyres Ltd, was recently honoured by the governments of Japan and Hungary for his contributions to strengthening India’s economic relations with these two countries. The Government of Japan, in its 2018 Autumn Imperial...

Former Covestro official Richard Northcote passes away

Former Chief Sustainability Officer for Covestro, a manufacturer of high-tech polymer materials, Richard Northcote has died aged 58. Covestro embraced the UN sustainable development goals, helping to launch innovative products and technologies that reduce...

Onkar S Kanwar receives Hungary’s ‘Order of Merit’ award

Onkar S Kanwar, Chairman, Apollo Tyres Ltd was awarded the Officers Cross (Civilian Division) of the ‘Order of Merit’ of Hungary in recognition of his work towards strengthening Hungarian-Indian economic relations through the company’s investment in Hungary, thereby...

Technology innovator Norton C Wheeler Jr passes away

Davis-Standard R&D Pioneer Norton C Wheeler Jr. Dies at 96 at his home in Mystic, Connecticut. His career at Davis-Standard spanned six decades. Even after his retirement in 1989, he remained engaged as a consultant until the age of 90. He is known as the father...