TRiLA Awards 2017 : Apollo leads the award tally as Bridgestone and Yokohama Close in
July 12th 2017, was witness to the Tyre & Rubber Industry Leadership Acknowledgement (TRiLA) Awards, a day in the year that marked one of the most sought after celebrations in the tyre industry.
The TRiLA 2017, India’s only award ceremony that celebrates the passion, hard-work & dedication of the individuals & organizations in the Tyre & Rubber Industry was organized by Tyre Times, Co-Sponsored by SingEx India Pvt. Ltd. and powered by its category sponsors Nynas AB, Oriental Carbon & Chemicals Ltd. and Larsen & Toubro Ltd.
The award ceremony was held at Chennai Trade Center, Chennai, India in the backdrop of Tyrexpo India 2017, India’s one stop show for Tyre & Rubber industry. The 2017 edition of Tyre & Rubber Industry Leadership Acknowledgement (TRiLA) Awards witnessed some of the most respected & esteemed personalities of the Tyre & Rubber Industry make an appearance in the glittering award ceremony.
Apollo Tyres Ltd., JK Tyre & Industries Ltd. & Bridgestone Tyres India were among the big winners on the night with 7, 5 & 3 awards respectively.
On the night the big winner Apollo Tyres Ltd. took home the awards for : TRiLA Hatch Back Tyre Of The Year – (Apollo Alnac 4G), TRiLA Digital Media Campaign of the year, TRiLA TBR Tyre of the Year – Apollo Endurace, TRiLA Marketing Person of the Year – Mr.Pramesh Arya (Group Head Marketing APMEA – Apollo Ltd) & TRiLA Company Of the year (2015, 2016, 2017).
Apollo Tyres Ltd. was closely followed by Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd. and Yokohama India Pvt. Ltd., with both winning ‘TWO’ awards each: TRiLA Luxury Tyre of the year (Bridgestone Potenza), TRiLA Sedan Tyre of the Year (Bridgestone B250) for Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd. whereas, Yokohama India Pvt. Ltd. walked out as winners of TRiLA Up-Sizing Tyre of the year (Yokohama Geolandar M/T) and TRiLA SUV Tyre of the Year (Yokohama Geolandar A/T).
Among other winners TRiLA Motorcycle Tyre of the Year went to CEAT Secura Sport with BKT winning the TRiLA OTR Tyre of the Year award for third year running.
Complete List of Winners in order of presentation:
|TRiLA Award Category – 2017||Winner||Received By|
|TRiLA Company of the Year – Elastomers||Relflex Elastomers – A Unit of RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LTD.||Mr. Rajesh Rao (Relflex Elastomers)|
|TRiLA Company of the year- Rubber Chemicals||Lanxess India Pvt. Ltd.||Mr. Neelanjan Banerjee (Senior Vice President BU – Laxess India Pvt. Ltd.)|
|TRiLA Company of the year – Rubber Fillers||Birla Carbon||Mr. Rajesh Sankar (Business Unit Head, Birla Carbon)|
|TRiLA Company of the year – Rubber Reinforcement||Bekaert Industries Pvt Ltd||Mr. Prasanna Naik (Regional Business Development Manager, Bekaert)|
|for TRiLA Company of the year – Rubber Machinery||Larsen & Toubro Rubber Processing Machinery||Mr. Shashidhar. K Larsen & Toubro Rubber Processing Machinery|
|TRiLA Company of the year – Tyre Servicing Equipment||Manatec Electronics Pvt. Ltd.||Mr. Mananathan (Chairman – Manatec Electronics Pvt. Ltd.)|
|TRiLA Motorcycle tyre of the Year||CEAT Secura Sport||Mr. Kannan. R (Sr General Manager Corporate Safety and Health Head india)|
|TRiLA Luxury car tyre of the year||Bridgestone Potenza||Mr. Pattabi Seetharaman (Regional Sales Manager, Bridgestone India)|
|TRiLA Up-Sizing tyre of the year||Yokohama Geolandar M/T||Mr. B.Kumar (Manager Purchase, Yokohama India)|
|TRiLA Hatchback tyre of the year||Apollo Alnac 4G||Mr. Pramesh Arya (Group Head – Marketing APMEA, Apollo Tyres Ltd.)|
|TRiLA sedan tyre of the year||Bridgeatone B250||Mr. Pattabi Seetharaman (Regional Sales Manager, Bridgestone India)|
|TRiLA tyre company of the year – OTR||Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT)||Mr. Ashok P. Chajjer (Balkrishna Industries Ltd. – BKT)|
|TRiLA TBR Tyre of the year||Apollo Endurace||Mr. Pramesh Arya (Group Head – Marketing APMEA, Apollo Tyres Ltd.)|
|TRiLA SUV Tyre of the year||Yokohama Geolandar A/T||Mr. B.Kumar (Manager Purchase, Yokohama India)|
|TRiLA digital media campaign of the year||Apollo Tyres Ltrd. #artofdriving||Mr. Abhinav Pincha (Lead – Digital Marketing & transformation and e-commerce – APMEA, Apollo Tyres Ltd.|
|TRiLA Academician of the year||Dr. Rani Joseph||Professor Emeritus|
|OCCL’s TRiLA Young Research Scholar of the year||Dr. Kishor||Dr. Kishor|
|TRiLA Woman of the year||Dr. Anshu Ghosal – Director (Technical) Singh Plasticisers pvt. Ltd.||Dr. Anshu Ghosal – Director (Technical) Singh Plasticisers pvt. Ltd.|
|TRiLA Supply Chain Person of the year||Mr. Pankaj Bhatnagar||Mr. Ashok P. Chajjer (Balkrishna Industries Ltd. – BKT)|
|SINGEX TRiLA Marketing person of the year||Mr. Pramesh Arya – Group Head – Marketing -APMEA- Apollo Tyres Ltd.||Mr. Pramesh Arya – Group Head – Marketing -APMEA- Apollo Tyres Ltd.|
|TRiLA technical person of the year for year||Sujith Nair – Vice President – R&D Centre of Excellence at CEAT Limited||Mr. Kannan. R (Sr General Manager Corporate Safety and Health Head india)|
|TRiLA Lifetime achievement award||Mr. Arnab Banerjee||Mr. Kannan. R (Sr General Manager Corporate Safety and Health Head india)|
|TRILA environment and sustainability Company of the year||JK Tyre & Industries Ltd.||Mr. Anil Makkar – (Director Manufacturing JK Tyre & Industries Ltd.)|
|TRiLA Tyre Company of the year||Apollo Tyres Ltd.||Mr. Pramesh Arya – Group Head – Marketing -APMEA- Apollo Tyres Ltd.|