Manufacturer of OTR, agricultural, industrial and forklift tyres
MRF Limited is one of India’s world class manufacturing companies. The company, established in 1946, progressed into manufacturing tread-rubber and entered into the manufacture of tyres in 1961. MRF now enjoys the distinction of being the largest tyre company in the Indian subcontinent and 12th largest in the world. The Far Eastern Economics Review’s annual ‘Review 200’ has consistently rated it amongst India’s top 10 companies.
MRF operates six grant tyre manufacturing plants in India. Relevant ISO quality certification has been awarded to all its tyre manufacturing plants. The company maufactures the largest range of tyres in India-heavy duty truck/bus tyres, light commercial vehicle tyres, passenger care tyres, off-road industrial tyres, two-wheeler tyres, farm service tyres and motor-sport tyres to cater to every segment of the tyre market. MRF is the only Indian company to put its expertise into the manufacture of F3 tyres for the motor racing circuit. Maintenance of high quality standards and constant innovation have become synonymous with the organization, giving all products the unique status of highest brand preference in India for their superior quality and performance.
In a fitting tribute, MRF has been rated by JD Power Asia Pacific, as #1 in customer satisfaction for tyres in India for the year 2002.The MRF R&D team has made great strides in developing radial tyre technology for Indian roads based on its Cross-Ply technical competence. MRF has laid great emphasis on strong R&D and continuous product up-gradation, which has led to the successful development of the unique tyre technology for Cross-Ply Tyres to suit the tough service conditions of Indian roads.MRF tyres are today acknowledged as premium products in overseas markets where they compete with international tyre majors. With its focus on exports, the company plans to increase market share and start operations in several new countries. The company has recently opened representative offices in Dubai, Vietnam, Bangladesh and the USA to help increase its market share and also intends to make forays into several new markets.
MRF’s interests now extend beyond just the manufacture of tyres into Precured Tread Rubber and into the area of material handling with its ‘Muscleflex’ Industrial Conveyor Belting.The pioneer of motor racing in India, MRF is also the winner of several rallies in Asia. The organization’s commitment to motor racing, serves as a reliable test-base, wherein the performances of MRF tires is tested in rigorous competition with international brands. In the Asia Zone Rally Championship, the MRF rally team has won in India, Malaysia, Thailand and China on MRF tires.
The MRF story is a truly remarkable one. What started as a rubber balloon factory with a funding of Rs.14, 000 way back in the 40’s is now a multibillion legacy that produces quality tyres used all around India & internationally along with a presence in paints & coats, toys, motorsports and cricket training.
MRF’s origin traces back to the humble shack in Madras that housed its first makeshift toy balloon manufacturing unit set up by KM Mammen Mappillai in 1946. It was not until 1952 when it changed course and turned to tread rubber manufacturing. Thus began its glorious reign as the undisputed leader in the tyre making industry.
By the early 60’s, MRF was exporting its quality tyres to offices overseas in the U.S. & Beirut and soon made its presence known globally across 65 different countries – with tyres rolling out of 6 interdependent facilities built across 450 acres, 3000 strong dealer networks and 180 different offices.
MRF is recognized for its drive towards continuous quality improvement and customer satisfaction. It has won the JD Power award not once but 10 times till date. It has also won the TNS and CAPEXIL awards for being voted as the most trusted tyre company in India.
MRF Ltd sells its products in the replacement/retail market only through authorized dealers to ensure genuine products and the best after sale service to the customers. The internet sites or web based sites (on-line sellers) are not authorized by MRF Ltd to sell and to make any representation for and on behalf of MRF Ltd and its products. Hence MRF Ltd may not honor any unauthorized claims, warranty, representations made by any unauthorized retailers including on-line sellers on MRF products.