Kerala state Rubber Co-operative Ltd. (Rubco) has, in a short span, redefined the way the co-operative sector functions and set the pace for the co-operative movement in Kerala today. Rubco was set up in the year 1997 with the objective of effectively utilizing the abundant rubber resources of kerala. Today, from a single unit company, Rubco has grown into a Rs.280 crore conglomerate with well-diversified operations and a market presence extending beyond the boundaries of Kerala. Rubco manufactures and markets a variety of products from footwear to furniture, from virgin coconut oil to mats and mattresses. Rubco has also entered into technological alliances with world leaders in the respective fields, sourcing from them the latest in technology. Substantial investments in modern manufacturing facilities, coupled with well – organized marketing activities, have seen Rubco’s products earn a reputation for quality, as also significant market shares. Led by a professional management team and ably supported by a committed workforce, Rubco is now poised to enter a high growth phase, with several new initiatives that will take the Group on a path of expansion and diversification.
Rubber holds immense potential for a wide variety of commercial uses which is yet to be fully tapped into. Through realizing this potential, Rubco hopes to create opportunities and bring industrial progress to a land that accounts for 92% of the country’s total rubber production. In the process, Rubco also aims to achieve its vision of turning into a multi-faceted, globally competitive organization, excelling in its every sphere of activity.
To ensure a steady market with remunerative price to rubber growers for their natural rubber
Welfare of rubber growers particulery of small and marginal segment
Purchase and Sales of Rubber in any form such as Latex, Sheets, Crumbs and Laces
Manufacturing of Rubber and Rubber Wood based products
Rubco Hawai Chappal Factory
Location: Industrial Growth Centre, Valiyavelicham, Kannur, India
A full-fledged unit for manufacturing Rubber Slippers has been commissioned and started production on 26th May, 1999. This unit manufactures both conventional and Ultra Light Weight models (manufacture under the renowned Malaysian Technology). Acclaimed as having the country’s most sophisticated machinery with a massive production capacity of 3.6 million pairs per annum.
Rubco Rubberised Coir Mattress Factory
Location: Pampady, Near Kottayam, Kerala, India
RUBCO’s Rubberized Coir Mattress division is an ambitious project realized with an investment of Rs.280 Millions. The manufacturing plant is among very few in the country to employ advanced Austrian Machinery, sourced from DOA, Austria.
The Unique feature of the main sheeting plant is that it facilitates Vertical Fibre Orientation (VFO), a process that results in a deeper penetration of latex into the sheet, making it very classic. This provides the mattress with uniform density throughout and an extra cushioning effect.
Rubco Huat Woods (P) Ltd
Location: Thalassery, Kannur, Kerala, India
Rubco Huat Woods (P) Ltd. was set up in the year 2000 in collaboration with world major in rubber wood processing M/s.Long Huat Berhad of Malaysia. The company has the manufacturing facility with a total built up factory area of 2.75 lakh square feet with state-of-the-art machinery for manufacturing modern furniture under the brand name Rub Wood.
Rubco Virgin Coconut Oil Project
Location: Kolanchery, Eranakulam, Kerala. India.
Kerala is the land of KERA, coconut palms .Grown abundantly in the ultra nutritional soil which is saturated with pure ionizing ocean air, Kerala coconuts have distinct qualities. Modern world’s rediscovery of Virgin Coconut Oil comes as blessing to us. It counters the ill informed and vested –interest propaganda that shadows the health benefits of coconut oil , in general and brings ti highlight the medicinial and nutritious properties of pure and natural coconut oil – the Virgin Coconut Oil.
In Nutri Ko Virgin Coconut Oil RUBCO brings blessing to you the oil of century.
The three storied plant constructions has goat a total area of 60,000 Sq. Feet and the following storage facilities.
Natural/ Synthetic Rubber -1000 Tons
Carbon Blacks- 300 MT
Process Oils- 50 KL
Chemicals / White fillers- 100 Tons
Master Batches / Final Batches- 300 Tons
Rubco Tread Rubber Factory
Rubco Tread Rubber factory has a capacity of 12 X 330 MT of pre-cured tread rubber per annum. The plant has also the production capacity of strip rubber, bonding gum and vulcanizing solution.