First 'India Rubber Meet' to discuss industry woes
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Kottayam, India − The first meeting of the ‘India Rubber Meet - 2014’ will be held at Kochi 20-21 February, reported The Hindu.
The event is intended to analyse various problems in the Indian rubber industry, and will allow all stakeholders 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 in India, and value-addition, consumption and marketing in rubber are constantly changing. The Hindu said: “product manufacturers, dealers and growers should be aware of the changes taking place which will have a direct bearing on development and upgradation”.
“Indian rubber: New horizons” will be the theme. Vikram Srikant Kirloskar, President of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, will inaugurate the meet.
Issues such as the global economic and rubber scene, Chinese rubber sector, developments in artificial rubber, new trends in automobile and tire industries will be discussed. Based on this, papers will be presented and followed by panel discussions.
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