The first meeting of the ‘India Rubber meet- 2014’ to be held at Kochi during February 20-21 will go a long way in analysing various problems of the Indian rubber industry. It has been a long felt need of all stakeholders in the Indian rubber industry to have a common platform to exchange their views and discuss all issues relating to both producing and consuming sections.
Over 50,000 products are now made out of rubber. Value-addition, consumption and marketing in rubber undergo many changes. Product manufacturers, dealers and growers should be aware of the changes taking place which will have a direct bearing on development and upgradation.
Along with technological advancement, all sections should be posted with up-to-date information for their progress and development.
“Indian rubber: New horizons” will be the theme of the meet. Vikram Srikant Kirloskar, President of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, will inaugurate the meet.
Global economic scene, global rubber scenario, Chinese rubber sector, developments in artificial rubber, new trends in automobile and tyre industries are subjects which will be discussed and based on this, papers will be presented followed by panel discussions.