The lingering slowdown in the Indian auto industry is a matter of major concern for the Indian economy. However, this will have nil impact on the auto rubber components industry, say Turab Ali Khan, Industry Manager, and Parthasarathi Prabharakaran, Research Analyst, Mobility Practice, of leading research firm Frost & Sullivan.
But, the OE demand would be affected due to the current slowdown, the Frost & Sullivan executives say in an interview to Rubber Asia and provide more insight into this subject.
The current slowdown in the Indian automotive industry has ‘no impact’ on the automotive rubber component industry, of leading research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan.
“The current slowdown has little or no impact on the automotive rubber components as the after-market demand is still steady due to the existing vehicle parc and component replacement cycles. However, the OE demand would be affected due to the current slowdown,” say Turab Ali Khan, Industry Manager, and Parthasarathi Prabharakaran, Research Analyst, Mobility Practice, Frost & Sullivan.
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TECHNOLOGY IS DISRUPTING TRUCK TIRE MAINTENANCE
Companies that adopt disruptive technologies like Cloud-based, TPMS 2.0 systems position themselves to be extremely successful in a fastchanging and highly-competitive environment by utilizing the data and visibility this technology provides to optimize tire performance and maintenance and expedite operations.
SLOWDOWN HAS NO IMPACT ON AUTO RUBBER COMPONENT INDUSTRY
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GB Group has been a leading innovator, manufacturer and supplier of rubber molded, rubber to metal bonded and sealing products for automotive and industrial applications for over three decades. With experience and foresight of more than 37 years with GB rubber products, GB Gummi LLP is a strategical move of entering into the rubber compounding business with its expertise in the manufacturing of rubber products, realizing the growing demand for the high-quality rubber compound. In an interview with Rubber Asia, Aditya Gupta, CEO of the company, says that GB Gummi LLP is poised to make significant strides in the global rubber compounding market. According to him, the company will closely monitor the current and future demands of the automotive industry. “As far as compounding is concerned, we are future-ready in terms of recipes and production capabilities for any form of industry,” he adds. EXCERPTS:
INDIAN NR MARkET GETS A BREATHER
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