About RMWA

  • Rubber Manufacturers’ Welfare Association (formerly Gujarat Rubber Manufacturers’ Association) was formed in 1978  with the intention of uniting the various units engaged in the manufacture of goods based on Rubber.  The Association commenced operations in the office of one of its founder members and operated from there until it could have its own premises.
  • RMWA is now grown into a big tree with an approximately 500 strong association of manufacturers, ancillaries, traders, academicians, institutes, professionals etc engaged in various activities with rubber in the state of Gujarat.
  • Ahmedabad could be termed as the Rubber Roller Capital of the country, considering there are about 20 medium-sized units engaged in manufacturing rubber rollers, catering to the entire spectrum of the requirement of the industry right from printing to textile, to paper and pulp, to plastics, right up to steel.
  • The lining and tyre industries have established themselves well in Gujarat due to the huge pharmaceutical, chemical & automotive industries located in Gujarat.
  • The  Government of Gujarat has been pushing the frontiers of industrial infrastructure in the state and creating a very conducive atmosphere for the industry to grow.
  • RMWA as an apex body representing the above-mentioned rubber & allied industrial units of Gujarat and, is constantly, striving further the interest of its members.
  • RMWA has two successful editions of India Rubber Show under its banner and has also started publication of it is in house magazine The RMWA Journal.
  • During 2014 it has also in collaboration with India Rubber Institute , Mumbai started DIRI/PGDIRI  diploma course on basic and advance compounding. wherein IIT Khadagpur was an examination body and the certificate was issued by the chairman of IIT Khadagpur.
  • Nineteen candidates took advantage of the same and three appeared for the examination. Now due to the current scenario of the dire need for trained manpower for industry association is planning to Vocational Training Center for the same.