[WCSA – Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2023] Milestones in 77 years of development of MRF Tyres, the largest manufacturer of tires in India (1946)

15-12-2023

(wcsa.world) MRF or MRF Tyres, is an Indian multinational tyre manufacturing company and the largest manufacturer of tyres in India. It is headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

The company is known for producing a wide range of tires catering to various vehicles, including two-wheelers, cars, trucks, buses, and agricultural vehicles. MRF has gained a reputation for manufacturing high-quality and durable tires, earning the trust of customers both in India and abroad.

The company is known for producing a wide range of tires catering to various vehicles, including two-wheelers, cars, trucks, buses, and agricultural vehicles. MRF has gained a reputation for manufacturing high-quality and durable tires, earning the trust of customers both in India and abroad.

 

MRF's commitment to innovation and research has played a pivotal role in its success. The company has a state-of-the-art research and development center that focuses on developing cutting-edge tire technologies. This emphasis on innovation has allowed MRF to stay ahead in the competitive tire market.

Apart from tires, MRF has diversified its business into other segments such as conveyor belts, paints, and toys. The company's diverse product portfolio reflects its adaptability and business acumen. MRF has a strong global presence, exporting its products to over 65 countries. Its international footprint is a testament to its competitiveness and the widespread recognition of its products.

(Wowtimes)MRF’sHistory andAchievements

  • 1946: MRF was started by K. M. Mammen Mappillai as a toy balloon manufacturing unit
  • 1949: The company ventured into the manufacture of latex-cast toys and gloves
  • 1952: The company ventured into the manufacture of tread rubber
  • 1956: The company was the market leader in tread rubber in India
  • 1961: MRF became a public company in partnership with Mansfield Tire & Rubber company based in Ohio, United States.
  • 1967: MRF became the first Indian company to export tires to the USA
  • 1973: MRF started manufacturing Nylon tires for the first time.
  • 1978: The company entered into a technical know-how collaboration with B. F. Goodrich
  • 1979: The Mansfield Tire & Rubber Co sold out its share and the name of the company was changed to MRF Ltd
  • 1985: MRF tires for two-wheel vehicle was launched
  • 1989: the company collaborated with Hasbro International, the world's largest toy maker, and launched Funskool India. MF began to manufacture polyurethane paint formulations.
  • 1997: MRF built its first Formula 3 car
  • 2001: the company won the JD power award for the first time
  • 2007: MRF launched ZSLK tires – the first eco-friendly tires
  • 2011: MRF made turnover of 2 billion dollars
  • 2014: MRF won the JD Power Award for the record 11th time
  • 2015: The company broke into Forbes India’s Super 50 list of the best companies in India
  • 2017: MRF was in the top 16 largest tire companies in the world
  • 2023: MRF Limited has emerged as the world's second-strongest tire maker

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