IRSG ‘Women for Rubber’ Photo Competition 2019 is now open

Along with the celebration of the International Rubber Study Group (IRSG) 75th Anniversary, IRSG is organising a photo competition to pay tribute to women’s contribution to the rubber industry. This contest is supported by the Singapore Committee for UN Women...

RRII commemorates its 63rd Foundation Day

The Rubber Research Institute of India (RRII) commemorated the 63rd year of its formation with a Foundation Day Lecture by Prof V K Ramachandran, Vice Chairman of Kerala State Planning Board. In his lecture, Prof Ramachandran said achieving economies of scale in...

LANXESS India bags two awards for sustainable practices, CSR

LANXESS India Private Limited, the leading specialty chemicals company, has been conferred with the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) Award for ‘Outstanding Contribution towards best Sustainable Business Practices by a Large Enterprise’ for the year 2018 and the...

Flooding, low prices will hit NR output in 2018, says ANRPC

The prevailing low rubber prices and unusually high rainfall and flooding in some rubber producing countries will adversely affect rubber production in 2018, says Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC). ANRPC anticipates world natural rubber...

IRI’s Centre of Excellence nearing completion in Mysore

The first phase of Dr D Banerjee Centre of Excellence for Rubber Technology Education, Training, Research, Testing and Skill Development coming up in Mysore is expected to be operational by March 2019 The first phase of the Dr D Banerjee Centre of Excellence for...