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 remarkable story started as a rubber balloon factory with a funding of Rs.14,000 in the 1940s and is now a multibillion dollar company that produces quality tyres used all around India & internationally.
The company has also built a strong presence in paints & coats, toys, motorsports and cricket training.
As one of the world's leading tyre manufacturers, MRF has set up many plants across India.
Thiruvottiyur - Established 1961
Kottayam - Established 1970
Goa - Established 1971
Arrakonam - Established 1972
Medak - Established 1990
Puducherry - Established 1997
Ankenpally - Established 2010
Trichy - Established 2012
1946 Commences operation with manufacture of Balloons
1951 Started production of Tread Rubber
1955 Becomes largest manufacturer of Tread Rubber
1961 MRF becomes Public Limited
1962 Main plant commissioned in Chennai (TVT) for manufacture of tyres
1978 Radial Tyres for car introduced
1980 Madras Rubber Factory becomes “MRF”
1984 Introduction of “MRF PRETREADS”
1987 MRF becomes India’s No.1 tyre manufacturer
1997 MRF launched its first ever F3 car
1999 Survey conducted by Business World – MRF was voted as India’s Best Respected Company and Ranked No.1 in “Ethical Conduct”.
MRF Tyres & Services concept introduced
2002 MRF entered international rallying
2014 MRF partners with BCCI to train bowlers at the MRF Pace Foundation under Glenn McGrath
2001 to 2014 MRF won the J.D. Power award for “Customer satisfaction” 11 times