Padmashree Awardee K.M. Philip is No More (Download PDF)

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Padmasree K. M. Philip, former executive director of MRF Ltd. and former director of Malayala Manorama, passed away. He dies at the age of 104. He has served to the Rubber Board of India for more than 15 years. His work has been recognised through a number of awards.

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Image of KM Philip

Image of KM Philip

About KM Philip

  • Born: Kottayam, Kerala, India
  • Occupation: Entrepreneur
  • He was an Indian entrepreneur from the South Indian state Kerala and a director of MRF Limited.
  • He was the first Asian to become the president of the World Alliance of YMCA.
  • Former chief editor of Malayala Manorma K. M. Mathew is the younger brother of Philip.
  • He was awarded the ‘Hancock Medal’ by the Plastic and Rubber Institute of UK.
  • Amul honoured him with a gold medal.
  • Philip was honored by the Government of India, in 2001.

About MRF

Logo of Madras Rubber Factory Limited

Logo of Madras Rubber Factory Limited

Logo of Madras Rubber Factory Limited

  • Full name: Madras Rubber Factory Limited
  • Headquarters: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Founded: Madras, Tamil Nadu, India (1946; 71 years ago)
  • It is an Indian multinational and the largest manufacturer of tyres in India.
  • MRF also runs the MRF Pace Foundation, Chennai and MRF Challenge in motorsport.

Products by MRF

  • Tires manufactures for cars, two wheelers, trucks, buses, tractors.
  • The major products include MRF Nylogrip for bikes, MRF ZVTs and MRF Wanderers for cars and SUVs, MRF Steel Muscle for trucks and buses
  • Conveyor Belting – manufactures its in-house brand of Muscle flex conveyor belts
  • Pretreads - MRF has the most advanced pre-cured retreading system in India.
  • Paints - manufactures polyurethane paint formulations and coats used in automotive, decorative and industrial applications.
  • Manufactures cricket bats, gloves, pads and other accessories.
Products of Madras Rubber Factory Limited

Products of Madras Rubber Factory Limited

Products of Madras Rubber Factory Limited

- Published/Last Modified on: March 17, 2017

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