Friday, February 1, 2013

7th India Rubber Expo & Tyre Show 2013 starts at Bombay Exhibition Centre

7th India Rubber Expo & Tyre Show 2013 starts at Bombay Exhibition Centre

Key Highlights:
·        Supported by the Indian Rubber Board, Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association and is a certified show by the US Department of Commerce
·        Organised by All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA) the 7th India Rubber Expo 2013 to dedicate a special zone for Small and Medium Enterprises
·        Buyer-Seller Meet organized by Capexil
·        The first time a Vendor Meet will be conducted where major buyers of Rubber Products from Auto Component Industry, the Railways and the Defense have been invited to participate
·        For the first time – a concurrent Rubber and Tyre Industry show

Brief: The India Rubber Industry

  • 3rd largest consumer of natural rubber in the world
  • The largest producer of natural rubber in the  world
  • India produces more than 1 million Tyres Annually
  • 5000 units manufacturing more than 35000 rubber products, employing close to four hundred thousand people
  • Rapid increase of Tyre production(28%) and Tyre export(18%) by years
  • There exists a huge scope for expansion  

Mumbai, January 22, 2013: The three-day long, 7th International Exhibition and Conference, India Rubber Expo 2013, buyer- seller meet got started today, at Bombay Exhibition Centre. IRE 2013 with around 550 participating firms from India and around the world taking part at the expo, with an expected turn around of 25,000 visitors from across 42 countries is spread over an exhibition area of 30,000 square meters.

A large number of delegations from US, Central America, Europe and Asia are visiting the IRE and attending the technical conferences. This event will provide great value to the people working in the field of tread rubber manufacturing, retreading and rubber compound mixing.
A highly beneficial feature of IRE-2013 is the introduction of workshops, conducted by the International experts. The workshops will be followed by a panel discussion. The panel consists of distinguished technologists and experts in the field of mixing and retreading technology, tyre and equipment manufacturers, compounding specialists, members from standards organization, tread rubber manufacturing and repair material. The expert speakers will address various aspects of the rubber industry including latest regulations that protect the environment and alternative materials that would ensure achieving this.
The buyer seller meet organized along with CAPEXIL (Chemicals and Allied Products Export Promotion Council) is bringing together well over 30 international importers for a one on one interaction with suppliers from India, thus enhancing the export opportunities for adding additional products to the exports list.
IRE 2013 is supported by the Indian Rubber Board, Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association and is a certified show by the US Department of Commerce. The expo, therefore provides great opportunity for each and every participant, whether from India or abroad to increase their sales and contacts multi-fold.
CAPEXIL, the export council for the rubber industry is supporting by organising the buyer seller meet by bringing 30 buyers from across the globe - Europe, the US and a few other countries.
With rapid increase on tyre production 28% and tyre export 18% by years; the Indian rubber industry has been growing in strength and importance, as a part of India's burgeoning role in the global economy. India is the world's largest producer and the third largest consumer of natural rubber and India is also one of the fastest growing economies globally.

The Indian Rubber Expo 2013 is a testament to the confidence and relevance of India's largest rubber body the All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA), the organiser of the India Rubber Expo.

Speaking on this occasion Mr. Niraj Thakkar, President, AIRIA said, "For the first time, the expo will witness a major participation from Small and Medium Enterprises. This will not only allow them to showcase their products but also provide them with better business opportunities as the show is extended to invite visitors from the rubber product consuming industry".

Mr. Ashok Mittal, Chairman for IRE 2013 positively suggested, "We are very glad to organise this event. The conference is structured to benefit in a practical way all sectors of industry - Large, Medium, Micro and Small and for the first time workshops will be conducted in parallel with the conference. We trust the workshops will be beneficial to answer the queries of the micro and small scale industries".

"Another highlight of the Expo is the Buyer-Seller Meet organized by Capexil. About 30 Buyers have been identified internationally and for the first time a Vendor Meet will be conducted where major buyers of Rubber Products from Auto Component Industry, the Railways and the Defense have been invited to participate. The show will make IRE 2013 reach new zenith only to be witnessed and acknowledged by the global rubber industry", added Mr. Mittal.


About India Rubber Expo 2013 & Tyre Show

Name of the Event: India Rubber Expo 2013 & Tyre Show

Dates: 22nd -24th January 2013 (Tuesday - Thursday)

Venue: Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon Mumbai, India

Exhibition Timings: 10.00 to 6.30 pm on all days

Number of Participants: Around 500 Companies

Participating Countries: India, China, USA, Germany, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong,UK, Sri-Lanka, UAE, Thailand, Israel, Taiwan, Malaysia, SingaporeAfrica, Vietnam, Cambodia, Turkey, Saudi Arabia. Nigeria. Greece, Italy.

Product Coverage : Automotive Tyres /Tubes, Auto Rubber Parts and Components, Belts & Beltings (Conveyor Belts, V Belts, Transmission Belts, Fan Belts, etc) Rubber Hoses, Rubber Sheeting, Rubber Cots & Aprons, Camelback Products & Latex Products, Hygienic and Pharmaceutical Rubber Products, Moulded and Extruded Rubber Goods, Rubber Profiles, Retreading materials, Rubber Canvas / Footwear, Sports Goods, Raw Materials, Rubber Chemicals, Machinery & Testing Equipment, Services.

Concurrent Events Expo: Technical Conference, Workshop & Buyer - Seller Meet

Partner Associations: IRI; Rubber Division (American Chemical Society); DKG; CAPEXIL;
Rubber Board India; ATMA; IRMRA.

About All  India  Rubber  Industries  Association

What Is Airia?

The All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA) is a non-profit making body serving the rubber industry and trade with the objectives of safeguarding and promoting interests of the industry.

Need For an Association

To associate is to share, to share is to feel one with all those connected with the same industry or trade. Out of unity emerges a united voice and strength for the articulation of problems, for solution and better prospects. For an industry, progress emanates from better understanding and mutual co-operation amongst its members, and meaningful services through a common forum – an Association and hence its need.

For Further information, please contact:

Ridhi Chaudhary @ 9833363497 /
Mamta Jaiswal @ 9029496268 /

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