MRF Limited

Company limited by Shares (2) 13271+ employees

MRF Limited Description

MRF Tyres was established in the year 1946. The company has its headquarters in Chennai. The company's actual name is Madras Rubber Factor Limited but they are known by their abbreviation i.e. MRF. The company is a multinational company and is also the largest manufacturer of tyres in the country. They are also the fourteenth largest manufacturer across the globe. The product portfolio of the company include: tyres, treads, tubes and conveyor belts, paints and toys. The company has manufacturing plants at Kerela, Puduchery, Arakonam, Tamil Nadu and Telangana. The company supplies their products to more than 65 countries and has a dealer network of more than 3,000 dealers. The company built its first Formula 3 car in the year 1997. The company in collaboration with Maruti established the Formula Maruti racing, open wheel class motorsport racing event for racing cars in the country. The company also operates MRF Rire Tok, MRF Musclezone, and MRF Tyredrome shops that deliver tires, tubes, robotic wheel alignment, diagnostic wheel balancing, tire changing, nitrogen filling and AC recovery and recharging services. The design process at the company starts from the customer itself as the company believes in taking inputs from the individual customers as the company compiles by marketing. The company now works on converting their customer input into a designing concept. They use cutting- edge technologies in predictive testing and design validation before they leave the drawing board. The company sponsors moored balloons that floats above the cricket ground with HD cameras that record the live actions of the cricket match. The company joins as a global partner of ICC for 2015 world cup. They have also sponsored for many of the cricketers. Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Steve Waugh have endorsed for the company's products. They have also sponsored Indian batsmen Rohit Sharma and Gautam Gambhir. They are currently sponsoring batsmen Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli. The company has business apart from the automotive sector too. The company is involved in manufacturing toys in collaboration with Hasbro, USA. They created a brand Funskool for kids in the country. The company has also been involved motorsports. They team has its own rally team that participates many championships. The company promotes the national motocross championship. They sponsor major karting championships in the country too.

MRF Limited Overview

13271+ employees
Company limited by Shares
Non-govt company
05 Nov,1960
N/A Related OEMs
N/A No. of plants

Company Breakup

Name share
Public Financial Companies
Foreign Holdings
Bodies Corporate
Mutual Funds
Total Number Of Shareholders 29313
Shareholding As On 2015-02-12

MRF Limited in News

15 Apr 2019

MRF introduces new Nylogrip range of motorcycle tyres

This latest product will be available in tube and tubeless versions for both the front and the rear in ten sizes fitting popular commuter bikes and extending to the Enfield and Harley-Davidson motorcycles, the company said in a release.

27 Oct 2018

Tata Motors to use Jayem JV to attract youngsters

​​“The average age of the car buyer has come down to 32 years from 39 years in the last few years. We want to improve our penetration among young customers,” said Mayank Pareek, president, passenger vehicles, Tata Motors.

06 Jul 2018

MRF slick tyres make impressive debut at National Championship

MRF introduced slick tyres for the premier Super Sport Indian (165cc) and the Pro-Stock 301-400cc classes for the first time and they had an immediate impact with timings improving by about two seconds with the likelihood of dropping further at race pace this weekend.

04 May 2018

Tyre companies up prices by 1-3%

​​Tyre companies said the price hikes — in the range of 1-3% on various segments — is mostly to compensate for increase in raw material prices.

Directors of MRF Limited

Name DIN Email Designation Date of joining
Ambika Mammen Unlock to View Unlock to View Additional Director 23 Apr,2015
Cibi Mammen Unlock to View Unlock to View Additional Director 12 Feb,2015
Arun Mammen Unlock to View Unlock to View Managing Director 01 Apr,2013
Meyyappan Meyyappan Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 25 Jul,2012
Jacob Kurian Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 25 Jul,2012
Rahul Mammen Mappillai Unlock to View Unlock to View Wholetime Director 25 Nov,2010
Salim Joseph Thomas Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 23 Jan,2009
Narayanan Kumar Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 29 Jul,2003
Ranjit Jesudasen Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 29 Jul,2003
Vijay Ravindra Kirloskar Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 02 Nov,2000
Vupputur Sridhar Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 27 Jul,2000
Ashok Peter Jacob Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 26 Oct,1998
Kandathil Mammen Mammen Unlock to View Unlock to View Managing Director 20 Feb,1981
Kandathil Cherian Mammen Unlock to View Unlock to View Director 22 Jan,1975

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