Apollo Tyres Andhra plant to start production in two years

The foundation stone for Apollo Tyres’ seventh manufacturing facility globally was laid on January 9, 2018. The plant is located at Chinnapanduru Village, Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India bordering the South-Eastern coast of India. Andhra Pradesh Chief...

Apollo Tyres flags off Mobile Medical Unit

Apollo Tyres has flagged off ‘Apollo Tyres Healthcare Express’ Mobile Medical Unit for the health check of the truckers and the allied population. Onkar S Kanwar, Chairman, Apollo Tyres, Neeraj Kanwar, Vice Chairman & MD, Apollo Tyres and Kultaran Singh Atwal,...

GRI opens new specialty tyre factory in Badalgama, Sri Lanka

Global Rubber Industries Private Ltd(GRI), a leading solid tyre manufacturing company in Sri Lanka, has ventured into the manufacture of Pneumatic Specialty Tyres (Agriculture -radial and Industrial and OTR-bias) for the export market. GRI has invested $ 40 million in...

BKT sets up new R&D centre at Bhuj, India

BKT has opened its new Research & Development Centre at Bhuj in Gujarat, India. The Center has been named ‘Suresh Poddar Innovation Hub’ in honour of Suresh, the eldest of the Poddar brothers. It is situated within an area of 25 acres called the ‘Mahabirprasad...

Apollo Tyres and RRI get patent for special grade ENR

Apollo Tyres and the Rubber Research Institute of India (RRI) have invented a special grade of Epoxide Natural Rubber (ENR), a rubber compound for tyres, which was patented by Govt of India vide patent no. 287630. The R&D Team at Apollo Tyres, led by Dr Arup Kr...

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...