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MRF Tyres ranks highest in the J.D. Power Asia Pacific Customer Satisfaction Survey 2003.

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OVERVIEW

1946 - a year to remember… India was on the threshold of Independence. A young entrepreneur, K. M. Mammen Mappillai, opened a small manufacturing unit where balloons, latex cast squeaking toys and industrial gloves were manufactured… little did he realise then that the company he started would grow to become the No.1 tyre manufacturer in India.

MRF established its first office in 1949 at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. The Company began as a manufacturer of toy balloons and other rubber products and then later on moved to manufacture tyres in 1961.

Today MRF is into a league of its own with:

6 manufacturing plants in India located in Tiruvottiyur and Arakonam in Tamil Nadu, Kottayam in Kerala, Ponda in Goa, Medak in Andhra Pradesh, and the most recent one in the Union Territory of Pondicherry

A distribution network of over 2,500 outlets in India

Overseas offices in United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh and Vietnam

Exports to over 75 countries worldwide

MRF manufactures the largest range of tyres in India and enjoys the highest brand preference for superior quality, appearance and wearability. The Company manufactures the largest range of tyres in India and is the market leader with the largest market share in almost every segment of the tyre industry.

Since 1984, MRF Tyres has consistently been chosen as OEM fitment by almost every major car manufacturer in India. Apart from tyres MRF also manufactures conveyor belts, pretreads and advanced polyurethane paints.

The milestones achieved while being such a progressive and vibrant company, is also recognized by the corporate world through a number of awards like:

Voted among the Top 10 leading corporate groups by the Far Eastern Economic Review

Voted as one of India's most admired Marketing Companies by A & M, a leading Advertising and Marketing journal

No. 1 award for Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power Asia Pacific for 2001 & 2002

Most ethical company in India by Business World, a leading business magazine