One of the largest tyres producer in India, the Madras Rubber Factory limited popularly known as MRF is headquartered in Chennai India.
Ranging from tyre to toys, the company produces variety of rubber products.K. M. Mammen Mappillai started the company in 1946 at Tiruvuttiyur, Madra (now Chennai)which used to produce toy balloons initially. The company then started producing tread rubber in 1952 and in 1960 the company for incorporated as a private company. MRF was the first company to export tyres to USA. In 1973, MRF started producing Nylon tyres and it also collaborated with Hasbro international to produce toys and hence launched Funskool. MRF has a strong presence in Motorsports where it came up with its first Formula 3 car in 1997. When it comes to sponsorships and endorsements , MRF sponsored bats for various cricket legends such as Brian Lara and Master-Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. MRF is also staying ahead when it comes to winning awards as it got the JD Power award for the 10th time in 2013. In our listing MRF stand No.1 according to the sales which is a whooping number.