The fifth edition of Asian Tyre and Rubber Conference (ATRC) 2019 concluded on Friday on a highly successful note at Hyatt Regency in Chennai, India. With over 250 participants, the conference turned out to be the biggest in its history. The theme of the conference  “Automation Technology: Future Reality in Manufacturing” was the key that attracted such a huge response. Tom Thomas, Executive Director, Technology and Projects, CEAT Tyres, was the Chairman of ATRC. He presented the concluding remarks on Friday evening which marked the official summing up of the enriching conference. Anant Goenka, Managing Director of CEAT Tyres has inaugurated the two-day conference on June 20, 2019. The ATRC is all set to return in 2021 with more flavours. The event was impeccably organised as ATRC always did.

ATRC 2019, organized by Tyre Asia magazine from Asian Business Media (ABM), has witnessed six Technical Sessions on two days chaired by industry veterans and papers presented by global experts in the field.The first Technical Session was on “Digital Manufacturing Industry 4.0’. The session will be chaired by PK Mohamed, Chief Advisor, Apollo Tyres, India. Veterans from the leading automobile manufacturers also were part of the event. All the Technical Sessions were highly interactive. The organisers have received very positive feedback from all the participants. 

Great Networking Opportunity

The delegates were highly appreciative of the networking opportunity provided during the course of the two-day conference. The creamy layer of industry experts were part of this prestigious event. Experts from Tyre, Rubber, Automotive and allied industries have attended the conference in big numbers. The event organizers have used their professional skills in looking into every minute details and ensure that the participants take home memories to cherish. 


VMI Group of The Netherlands, Market leader in production machinery, is the Corporate Sponsor of ATRC 2019. HF Group, MESNAC, Marangoni Tyre Machinery and BKT are the Co-sponsors for the event. CIMCORP is the dinner sponsor. First-day lunch sponsor is SIEMENS and the second-day lunch is sponsored by ZEPPELIN. 4JET Technologies is the supporter of the event. Tea/Coffee sponsors are Tata Chemicals, Vipo, NYNAS and TST. Lanyard Sponsor for ATRC 2019 is Struktol.