MRF factory No. 7 to enter production by year’s end
Production at MRF Tyres’ seventh factory in India is expected to begin in the coming months. At the opening of a company sales and service outlet in the city of Kolkata, MRF deputy general manager Rajat K. Nangia commented that operations at the Rs 9 billion (£121 million) truck tyre and passenger car radial plant in Thiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu state would commence before the end of the year. Nangia also reported on the tyre maker’s intention to raise US$110 million through the sale of ten year bonds; Nangia said the bond sale process is already underway and a portion of the funds raised will be utilised to increase capacity expansion in each of the company’s factories.