PUNE: Asia’s largest rubber expo, The India Rubber Expo (IRE) would be held in Mumbai in January 2019 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre. The event will be organised by All India Rubber Industries Association.
The IRE will showcase the latest technological developments in rubber industry and talk about current market status, facilities and services on research and development including quality control.
A roadshow, starting from Ahmedabad, will be held across 15 cities to promote the India Rubber Expo 2019.
Vikram Makar, Chairman of IRE 2019 and also Chairman and MD of Oriental Rubber Industries Pvt Limited said, “IRE will see some of the biggest names in the industry come under one roof. This will present a great opportunity for small and big rubber business owners to network and exchange ideas. With a ready-made market and the value addition India provides, it has everything needed for the sector to grow, be it ready-made market, entrepreneurial ecosystem and a robust physical infrastructure.”
Close to 300 exhibitors would design their stalls on an exhibition area of over 26,000 square metres.
Vishnu Bhimrajka, Chief Convener IRE said “This incredible initiative will provide a platform for industry professionals to exchange ideas and technological developments and will go a long way to serve the requirements of the nation.”
Kamal Chowdhury, President, All India Rubber Industries Association said India is set to become one of the largest rubber hubs globally.
Since 2001, IRE is the preferred platform for government agencies and key decision makers to come together for exchange and trade.