Dr. Raghupati Singhania of JK Tyre receives top TIA honors
Tire Industry Association (TIA) has recognized Dr. Raghupati Singhania for his outstanding work and service in the overall development of the Indian tyre industry. Singhania has played a significant part in growth of this industry and JK Tyre has been taken far and wide under his leadership.
JK Tyre with a presence in over 100 countries operates from 9 plants with total annual production to the tune of 20 million tyres. It is under Singhania’s leadership that JK Tyre has pioneered ground breaking radial technology in India in 1997. He has also been instrumental in steering the company to set up 6 exclusive R&D Centers in India and Mexico for the development of pioneering products. Singhania is also credited with the setting up of The Hari Shankar Singhania Elastomer and Tyre Research Institute (HASETRI).
TIA, an international non-profit organization representing each segment of the tyre industry, be it manufacture, repair, sales and service or the process of retreading of tyres, has recognized these contributions of Dr. Raghupati Singhania, for which he is the recipient of “Hall of Fame” 2015.
TIA, a leader in the tyre industry where support, sponsorship and training is concerned has over 7,000 members both globally and across 50 states.
Besides this recent honor, Dr. Raghupati Singhania was also the recipient of “Hall of Fame – Corporate Icon of the Year, 2011”, “Inspirational Leader of New India” -2013 and ‘Admired Leader of Asia- 2014-15’ awards.