The Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) has joined the Asian Retread Conference 2016 (ARC) as a Corporate Sponsor, giving a big boost to the profile of the event. Jointly organized by Asian Business Media (ABM) and Epic Fresh, Malaysia, in association with TRIB, USA, ARC will be held at Sime Darby Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur on October 4-5, 2016.

As the custodian of Malaysia’s rubber industry, MRB has contributed significantly to the growth of rubber and related sectors in the region for over 78 years. The Board’s excellent R&D efforts have been playing a major role in supporting tyre industry through such innovative products as Ekoprena.

MRB also will have its presence in ARC’s speakers’ line-up. Datuk Dr. Mohd Akbar Md Said, Director General of MRB, will be delivering the Presidential & Inaugural Address at the Inaugural Session of the conference on October 4. The second day sessions on October 5 will begin with the presentation of Dr Zairossani Mohd Nor, Deputy Director General, Research & Innovation, MRB. He will talk on “Applications of Ekoprena for green tyre manufacturing.”

TRM, Tyre Retreading Machinery, a division of Marangoni Meccanica, and Marangoni are the other corporate sponsors of ARC 2016.