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TARRC successfully exhibit at AAPEX 2012, Las Vegas, NV

TARRC successuly exibited at AAPEX 2012, the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo, at the Sands Expo Center (Venetian Hotel), Las Vegas, Nevada from the 30th Oct - 1st Nov 2012. Exhibiting as Malaysian Rubber Automotive Products .... More >>
TARRC exhibit at AAPEX 2012, Las Vegas
TARRC @ AAPEX 2012

TARRC are exibiting at AAPEX 2012, the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo, at the Sands Expo Center (Venetian Hotel), Las Vegas, Nevada from the 30th Oct - 1st Nov 2012. .... More >>
TARRC @ AAPEX 2012
TARRC's Consultancy @ Rubber Expo 2012, Cincinnati, OH

Rubber Consultants exhibited for the first time at the ACS Rubber Division International Rubber Expo 2012 at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati from 9th-11th October .... More >>
Rubber Consultants @ Rubber Expo 2012, Cincinnati, Ohio
TARRC's Dr Andy Chapman presented two papers at the 182nd ACS Rubber Division Technical Meeting in Cincinnati, OH

TARRC's Dr Andy Chapman presented two papers and co-chaired a session at the 182nd Technical Meeting at the Rubber Expo 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio from the 9th-11th October .... More >>
TARRC's Dr Andy Chapman will present two papers at the 182nd ACS Rubber Division Technical Meeting in Cincinnati, OH
International Rubber Technology & Economic Congress 2012

IRTEC'12 was held from 10th - 11th October 2012 at the One World Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. For more information please click here. .... More >>
IRTEC 2012, Malaysia
TARRC @ Alihankinta 2012, Tampere, Finland

TARRC exhibited for the second time at Finland's No. 1 subcontracting trade fair, Alihankinta 2012 in Tampere, Finland from 18th-20th September. .... More >>
TARRC @ Alihankinta 2012, Tampere, Finland
First road trials in the UK of Malaysia's 'Green' Tyres

Malaysia’s first EKOPRENA® experimental tyre to undergo commercial vehicle service trials in the UK was fitted to a South Mimms Travel coach at a handover ceremony held at Brickendonbury on the 3rd July 2012. .... More >>
EKOPRENA tyres begin trials on UK coach company vehicles
Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak visits TARRC

On Saturday 23rd June TARRC was visited by the Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak, YB Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Dr Alfred Jabu Numpang and a small delegation. .... More >>
Deputy Chief Minister of Sarawak, YB Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Dr Alfred Jabu Numpang visits TARRC
Mayor of Lincoln welcomes Malaysian Delegation

The Mayor of Lincoln, Councillor Karen Lee welcomed a delegation from TARRC and the MRB to Lincoln’s Pelham bridge on the 4th July 2012. The bridge was the first in the world to be mounted on TARRC designed rubber bearings .... More >>
Mayor of Lincoln welcomes Malaysian Delegation to Pelham Bridge
TARRC's David Lowe gains his PhD

David Lowe, Advanced Materials & Product Development Unit, has successfully defended his PhD thesis. .... More >>
Dr David Lowe
New Analytical Laboratory for 2012 now operational

TARRC has recently opened a brand new laboratory for the analytical department. The new lab has been restructured from a few of the old existing working labs .... More >>
TARRC's new analytical laboratory for 2012

TARRC is pleased to announce the release of the Annual Report for 2011. Please feel free to take a look. .... More >>
TARRC Annual Report for 2011
Dr Alan Muhr presents paper at IRC 2012, Jeju, Korea

TARRC's Head of Engineering Design Unit, Dr Alan Muhr presented a paper at the IRC 2012 held at the Ramada Plaza Jeju Hotel, Jeju, Korea from 21st-24th May 2012 .... More >>
IRC 2012, Jeju, Korea
TARRC revisits Albany Court, Marriott Hotel & Pelham Bridge

TARRC recently revisited the first building, hotel and bridge to be built on laminated rubber bearings. These three important structures were all built with TARRC's involvement .... More >>
Pelham Bridge in Lincoln
Datin Paduka Nurmala Abd Rahim, Secretary General, Ministry of Plantation Industries & Commodities Malaysia visits TARRC

TARRC was pleased to welcome Datin Paduka Nurmala Abd Rahim, Secretary General, Ministry of Plantation Industries & Commodities Malaysia, to TARRC at the end of April .... More >>
Datin Paduka Nurmala Abd Rahim, Secretary General, Ministry of Plantation Industries & Commodities Malaysia visits TARRC
UTM chemical engineering students visit TARRC

A group of chemical engineering students from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) visited TARRC as part of a 'Green Technology and Renewable Energy Exposure' trip .... More >>
TARRC visited by chemical engineering students from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
TARRC features in BBC Four documentary

The BBC Four documentary 'Plastic: How It Works' was aired over the Easter weekend and featured a five-minute section shot at TARRC on the vulcanisation of rubber .... More >>
TARRC features in BBC Four documentary
Malaysian Carnival Day at Brickendonbury

The Annual Malaysian Carnival Day was held at TARRC, Brickendonbury, Hertford on Saturday 22nd September 2012 from 10am to 6pm.

*Entrance was FREE to everyone!* .... More >>
Malaysian Carnival Day 2012 at Brickendonbury
TARRC @ The Commercial Vehicle Show 2012

TARRC successfully exhibited with MATRADE at The Commercial Vehicle Show 2012 for the second year running from 24th-26th April 2012 at the NEC Birmingham. .... More >>
TARRC @ The CV Show 2012
TARRC welcomes visit by the Academy of Sciences Malaysia

The Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) were welcomed to TARRC on Thursday 5th April 2012. The visit was led by the Academy CEO, Dr Ahmad Ibrahim .... More >>
The Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) visits TARRC
MIDA Chairman visits TARRC

On Wednesday 4th April 2012 the Chairman of MIDA, Tan Sri Dr Sulaiman Mahbob, visited TARRC and was warmly welcomed by TARRC's CEO and Director of Research .... More >>
MIDA Chairman, Tan Sri Dr Sulaiman Mahbob, visits TARRC
The High Sheriff of Hertfordshire visits TARRC

TARRC was pleased to welcome the visit of Lord Charles Cecil, The High Sheriff of Hertfordshire on Monday 26th March 2012. He was briefed on the Research Centre's current work by .... More >>
Lord Charles Cecil, The High Sheriff of Hertfordshire visits TARRC
Dr Chapman presents papers at Tyre Recycling Conference

TARRC's Head of Materials & Biotechnology Division, Dr Andy Chapman, presented two papers at the 19th Annual ETRA Conference on Tyre Recycling in Brussels, Belgium .... More >>
Dr Andy Chapman presents papers at the 19th Annual Conference on Tyre Recycling
TARRC @ Ecobuild 2012, ExCel London 20th-22nd March 2012

TARRC exhibited at Ecobuild 2012 on stand S725 with MATRADE and other Malaysian manufacturers at ExCel London from 20th-22nd March 2012 .... More >>
TARRC @ Ecobuild 2012
TARRC is Awarded BBSRC Industrial CASE PhD Studentship

Warwick University in partnership with TARRC has been awarded a BBSRC Industrial CASE PhD studentship which will be focusing on 'Increasing latex yield in the rubber tree .... More >>
TARRC is awarded BBSRC Industrial CASE PhD Studentship
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) students visit TARRC

On 31st January 2012 TARRC welcomed a group of 16 mechanical engineering students from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). They were given a tour of the laboratories including the Units of Biotechnology, Analytical, Physical Testing .... More >>
UTM students visit TARRC
Tire Technology Expo 2012

TARRC exhibited at Tire Technology Expo for the fifth consecutive year, held at the Köln Messe, Cologne, Germany from 14th - 16th February 2012. Now in its twelfth year .... More >>
TARRC @ Tire Technology Expo 2012
TARRC sees progress at second Penang bridge construction

During a recent visit to Malaysia by TARRC, senior management were able to witness the progress of the construction of the second Penang bridge .... More >>
TARRC at the site of the second Penang bridge construction
TARRC first in UK to install Quemesa Digital Camera to TEM

The transmission electron microscope (TEM) at TARRC is the first in the UK to be fitted with the Olympus Quemesa 11MP digital camera. The new camera enables micrographs to be .... More >>
TARRC's Dr Robin Davies and the TEM
TARRC presents papers at the MRB's 'Downstream Technical Advisory Services' seminar in Sungai Buloh, Malaysia

TARRC scientists presented papers at the MRB's 'Downstream Technical Advisory Services' seminar at the Auditorium Akademi Hevea in Sungai Buloh, Malaysia in November 2011 .... More >>
TARRC's Marina Fernando at the MRB Seminar in Malaysia
TARRC @ AAPEX 2011

TARRC exibited at AAPEX 2011, the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo, at the Sands Expo Center (Venetian Hotel), Las Vegas, Nevada from the 1st - 3rd November 2011. .... More >>
TARRC @ AAPEX 2011
TARRC scientists present papers at 180th ACS Rubber Division Technical Meeting in Cleveland, OH

TARRC's Dr Andy Chapman and Dr Marina Fernando presented papers at the 180th Technical Meeting at the Rubber Expo 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio from the 11th - 13th October .... More >>
180th ACS Rubber Division Technical Meeting
Biotechnology Unit Awarded UKAS Accreditation

At the end of September 2011 TARRC’s Biotechnology Unit was awarded UKAS-accreditation for a specific laboratory method, the modified Lowry assay. .... More >>
TARRC's Biotechnology Unit awarded UKAS Accreditation
RC Pharma exhibit at Extractables & Leachables Conference

The pharmaceutical arm of TARRC's consultancy RC Pharma exhibited at the 4th International Conference of Extractables & Leachables for Pharmaceutical Products in Dublin, Ireland from 27th - 28th September 2011. .... More >>
RC Pharma's David Cawthra at the Extractables & Leachables Conference 2011, Dublin
TARRC Engineers present papers at the ECCMR 2011

Engineers from TARRC presented papers at the 7th European Conference on Constitutive Models for Rubber (ECCMR). The conference was held in Dublin from 20th - 23rd Sept .... More >>
7th European Conference on Constitutive Models for Rubber (ECCMR)
TARRC presents a paper on the 2nd Penang Bridge at the 12th World Conference on Seismic Isolation, Russia

Hamid Ahmadi, TARRC's Head of Engineering Products & Design Division presented a paper at the 12th World Conference on Seismic Isolation in Russia in September 2011. .... More >>
12th World Conference on Seismic Isolation, Russia
TARRC exhibit for first time at Alihankinta 2011, Finland

TARRC exhibited for the first time in Finland at Alihankinta 2011, the country's number 1 subcontracting trade fair. The exhibition in Tampere was from 13th - 15th September 2011. .... More >>
TARRC @ Alihankinta 2011

TARRC is pleased to announce the release of the Annual Report for 2010. Please feel free to take a look. .... More >>
TARRC's Annual Report for 2010
TARRC welcomes Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia

On Saturday 10th September 2011 TARRC was honoured to welcome the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Tan Sri Hj Muhyiddin Hj Yassin, to Brickendonbury for the annual Merdeka Carnival Day .... More >>
TARRC's CEO Dr Kamarudin Ab-Malek welcomes the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia to Brickendonbury
TARRC monitor rubber fume and process dust levels in-house

In June 2011 four members of TARRC staff from the Industrial Support Unit and the Advanced Materials and Product Development Unit were trained to undertake rubber fume and process dust measurements using a recently .... More >>
TARRC monitor rubber fume and process dust levels in-house
TARRC scientist amongst prize winners in Poster Competition

TARRC's Dr Anna Kepas-Suwara is amongst the winners in a Poster Competition at Asylum Research's 3rd UK Forum and User Meeting held on 21st June 2011 in Edinburgh. .... More >>
Dr Anna Kepas-Suwara with prize winning poster
Biotechnology papers presented at IRRDB Workshop, Malaysia

Dr Alessandra Di Cola and Mr Ewan Mollison from TARRC’s Biotechnology Unit both presented research progress papers at the IRRDB Workshop in Malaysia in June 2011 .... More >>
IRRDB Workshop, Malaysia
TARRC Engineers design seismic bearings for Second Penang Bridge, Malaysia

TARRC engineers are renowned worldwide for their expertise in rubber product design. TARRC’s strong background in base isolation has meant that engineers have been .... More >>
TARRC Engineers design seismic bearings for Second Penang Bridge, Malaysia
TARRC win Gilson Trackman Duo-plate Pipetting Tracker

TARRC’s Head of Biotechnology, Dr Maria Kolesnikova-Allen, recently won a ‘Trackman Duo-plate pipetting tracker’ from Gilson, after entering a prize draw online. This instrument is a new product from Gilson UK .... More >>
Maria Kolesnikova-Allen presented with the Gilson Trackman
TARRC's consultancy tests bearings for Park House, London

TARRC's consultancy, Rubber Consultants, recently completed dynamic validation testing on a number of rubber bearings for Trelleborg Ridderkerk B.V. for the new prestigious Park House building located on Oxford Street, London .... More >>
Park House
TARRC acknowledged by the ETRMA

TARRC has been acknowledged as a certified independant testing body by the European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers' Association (ETRMA) .... More >>
TARRC acknowledged by the ETRMA
TARRC welcomes RISDA to Brickendonbury

On Wednesday 9th March 2011 TARRC was pleased to welcome a delegation from the Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority, Malaysia (RISDA). The visit was part of a European business tour which was led by .... More >>
TARRC welcomes RISDA to Brickendonbury
Visit TARRC @ Workshop 2011

TARRC will be exibiting as Malaysian Automotive Products at Workshop 2011 at the NEC in Birmingham from 12th - 14th April. Visit us at stand 4N20. See you there! .... More >>
Visit TARRC @ Workshop 2011
TARRC's CEO becomes a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences of Malaysia

Congratulations to TARRC's CEO Dr Kamarudin AB Malek who has been made a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences of Malaysia .... More >>
TARRC’s CEO becomes a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences of Malaysia
TARRC's consultancy launches new website for RC Pharma

www.rcpharma.co.uk gives an overview of the testing services Rubber Consultants can offer to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries .... More >>
RC Pharma website
TARRC @ Tire Technology Expo 2011

TARRC will be exhibiting at Tire Tech Expo (TTE) for the fourth consecutive year, held in Cologne, Germany from 15th - 17th February 2011. Now in its eleventh year .... More >>
TARRC @ Tire Tech Expo 2011
An Energy Reduction Competition for the UK Polymer Industry

TARRC's Graham Bennett is on the judging panel of this competition organised by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) ..... More >>
KTN Competition
TARRC exhibit for first time at AAPEX 2010, Las Vegas

TARRC exhibited for the first time at AAPEX 2010 at the Sands Expo Center (Venetian Hotel), Las Vegas, Nevada from 2nd - 4th November 2010. .... More >>
TARRC @ AAPEX 2010
Minister announces completion by TARRC and TGAC of a high-quality draft sequence of the rubber tree genome

An announcement was made by Malaysia's Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Tan Sri Bernard Dompok on 12th October 2010 about the completion of .... More >>
Minister announces completion of a high-quality draft sequence of the rubber tree genome
First annotation of newly sequenced rubber genome opens doors to further crop improvement

A high-quality draft sequence of the rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) genome of the RRIM 928 latex/timber clone has been completed in the UK in just nine months .... More >>
First annotation of newly sequenced rubber genome opens doors to further crop improvement
Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries & Commodities and Delegation visits TARRC

On Wednesday 6th October TARRC welcomed Y.B. Dato’ Hamzah Zainudin, Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries & Commodities and his Delegation .... More >>
Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities visits TARRC
TARRC welcomes the King & Queen of Malaysia to Brickendonbury

TARRC was honoured to receive the King and Queen of Malaysia to Brickendonbury to see the work being done for the Malaysian Rubber Industry and to enjoy the Merdeka Day .... More >>
Biotechnology & Analytical Services from TARRC

Biotechnology & Analytical Services avaiable at TARRC for all commodities. An overview of all of these services on offer to our clients from our specialised laboratories .... More >>
Biotechnology & Analytical Services
The Chairman of Malaysian Rubber Board visits TARRC

A visit by YB Datuk Wira Hj Ahmad Hj Hamzah to TARRC was welcomed on 25th September .... More >>
TARRC presents papers at 14th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering in Macedonia

TARRC's Dr Alan Muhr, Head of the Engineering and Design Unit, presented two papers at the .... More >>
14th ECEE
Symposium at 178th ACS Rubber Division Technical Meeting in Milwaukee, WI, USA

The symposium on Mechanics and Modeling of Rubber was held in conjunction with the ACS Rubber Division 178th Fall Technical Meeting from 12th – 14th October 2010 .... More >>

TARRC is pleased to announce the release of the Annual Report for 2009. Please feel free to take a look. .... More >>
TARRC Annual Report 2009
The 6th ASEAN Rubber Conference 2010, KL, Malaysia

TARRC's CEO and Director of Research presented papers at The 6th Asean Rubber Conference (ARC 2010) at the JW Marriot in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 17th - 19th June 2010. .... More >>
The 6th ASEAN Rubber Conference 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
TARRC welcomes visit by new Director General

TARRC was pleased to welcome YBhg. Dr Salmiah Ahmad, the new Director General of the Malaysian Rubber Board and Chairman of the TARRC Board. .... More >>
TARRC welcomes the visit of YBhg. Dr Salmiah Ahmad
TARRC's new CEO, Dr Kamarudin Ab. Malek

Dr Kamarudin Ab. Malek has been appointed by the MRB as the new CEO of the Tun Abdul Razak Research Centre (TARRC), with effect from 24th March 2010. .... More >>
TARRC first to install new chromatography system

TARRC’s Biotechnology Unit has recently acquired the ÄKTA™ avant, a newly developed chromatography system (GE Healthcare). The instrument was the first ÄKTA™ avant to be installed worldwide. .... More >>
ÄKTA™ avant
Malaysia Carnival Day at Brickendonbury

Come and celebrate everything Malaysian at the Annual Malaysia Carnival Day held at TARRC on Saturday 25th September 2010 from 10am to 6pm.

*Entrance is FREE to everyone!* .... More >>
TARRC's Paul Brown presents ENR paper at Rubber Seminar

TARRC's Paul Brown presented a paper at the Manchester Polymer Group (MPG) 5th Annual Rubber Seminar 'Bouncing Back!' on 17th May 2010 at the Lancashire County Cricket Club. .... More >>
MPG Rubber Seminar
Hannover Messe visitor numbers affected by volcano eruptions in Iceland

The first few days of this year’s Hannover Messe were heavily impacted by the eruption of the Icelandic volcano .... More >>
Hannover Messe 2010
Improving Quality, Productivity and Efficiency of Rubber Component Manufacturers & PRIM GJIPC 2010

TARRC’s Graham Bennett of the Industrial Support Unit, has just returned from Malaysia after a project A5 visit; as well as giving a paper at the PRIM Golden Jubilee International Polymer Conference 2010. .... More >>
TARRC presented a paper at the PRIM GJIPC 2010
MRB Appoints New Director General

TARRC welcomes YBhg. Dr Salmiah Ahmad as the new Director General of the Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) who began her tenure from the 9th of February 2010 .... More >>
YBhg. Dr Salmiah Ahmad
Visit TARRC @ Industrial Supply 2010, Hannover Messe

TARRC will be exhibiting for the third time at Hannover Messe, Industrial Supply 2010, as the Malaysian Rubber Board (Europe) from 19th-23rd April. Visit us in Hall 5 Stand C10. .... More >>
Visit TARRC @ Industrial Supply 2010, Hannover Messe
Seminar on Trade and Investment Opportunities in Advance Engineering and Life Sciences in Malaysia

The seminar will be held on Friday 12th March at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel, NEC in Birmingham .... More >>
Advance Engineering and Life Sciences in Malaysia
TARRC @ Tire Technology 2010

TARRC will be exhibiting at Tire Tech Expo (TTE) for the third consecutive year, held in Cologne, Germany from 9th-11th February 2010. Now in its tenth year .... More >>
Tire Technology 2010
New Biotech Project announced by Minister

The Malaysian Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, Tan Sri Bernard Dompok, visited TARRC on 8th August. It was his first visit .... More >>
TARRC's Alessandra Di Cola speaks to the Minister
Upgrade of FTIR spectrometer and TG-IR interface

TARRC’s Materials Characterisation Unit has recently taken delivery of a Perkin Elmer Spectrum 100 FTIR spectrometer and a TL8000 FT-IR EGA interface with Thermogravimetric Analyser (TGA). .... More >>
Upgrade of FTIR spectrometer and TG-IR interface

MRB's Rubber Technology Developments Vol.9

Malaysian Rubber Board's publication Rubber Technology Developments (MRTD) Volume 9. is now available in Europe.

MRTD will be published periodically to disseminate information related to rubber technology developments, statistics, market developments, technology trouble shooting, issues faced by the industry, new chemicals/processing methods, company profiles, technical articles and publications etc.

MRTD also gives an insight to the developments in NR technology in Malaysia and provide overviews of the R&D activities of the MRB and TARRC. .... More >>

MRTD Vol.9
TARRC @ Elmia Subcontractor 2009, Jönköping, Sweden

TARRC are exhibiting at Elmia Subcontractor for the third year running from 10th-13th November in Jönköping, Sweden. On stand C03:50 we will be exhibiting the highest quality rubber based engineering products from Malaysian manufacturers and promoting the benefits of trading with and investing in Malaysia. We are able to help you to identify suitable manufacturers for your products and obtain quotations .... More >>
TARRC @ Elmia 2009

You are invited to come to a business briefing to be held on Thursday 15th October at 10.30am in Room 516A at Paris Nord Villepinte, to hear more about the Malaysian rubber products sector and how your business could benefit from outsourcing or investment in collaboration with Malaysian companies.

The seminar is being organised in conjunction with EQUIP AUTO 2009. Representatives from Malaysian manufacturers and exporters of rubber products will .... More >>
TARRC's Business Briefing at Equip Auto 2009 on Thursday 15th October
TARRC Annual Report for 2008

The Tun Abdul Razak Research Centre (TARRC) is pleased to announce the release of its Annual Report for the year ending 31st December 2008.

The 40-page Annual Report includes a Foreword by the Chairman of the Board, Dato' Dr Kamarul Baharain Basir, the Highlights for 2008 chronicling the events of the year, and a Report from the Board.

The year’s accounts are also included as usual as well as a list of all senior staff members, lectures given and scientific .... More >>
Annual Report 2008

Dr Stuart Cook has been appointed Director of Research at the Tun Abdul Razak Research Centre (TARRC), the UK-based laboratory of the Malaysian Rubber Board, with effect from 1st July 2009 .... More >>>
New TARRC Director of Research, Dr Stuart Cook
Natural Rubber Symposium at Centennial Meeting of ACS Rubber Division in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society celebrates 100 years in 2009. The 176th Technical Meeting of the Rubber Division will be held in Pittsburgh, USA, from the 13th–15th October 2009. The symposium will be co-chaired by TARRC’s Dr Andy Chapman .... More >>
The 176th Technical Meeting of the Rubber Division
Dr Stuart Cook presents paper at ARC 2009

TARRC’s Dr Stuart Cook presented a paper at the 5th ASEAN Rubber Conference (ARC 2009) in Vientiane, Laos in June. The conference and exhibition was held between .... More >>
ASEAN Rubber Conference 2009, Laos
Dr Andrew Tinker retires as Director of Research

Dr Andrew Tinker retired on 23rd June after just over ten years as Director of Research at the Tun Abdul Razak Research Centre (TARRC), the UK-based laboratory of the .... More >>
Dr Andrew Tinker retires
TARRC becomes a member of ERBI

In October 2008 TARRC became a full member of the Eastern Region Biotech Initiative (ERBI) – a networking organisation whose objective is to facilitate and accelerate the growth of .... More >>
TARRC's Biotechnology Unit joins ERBI
Come see TARRC at Hannover Subcontracting 2009

Looking to source high quality, competitively-priced rubber-based products from outside the EU? Considered Malaysia? Come visit the Malaysian Rubber Board (Europe) stand in Hall 5 Stand C10 at Subcontracting 2009 at the Hannover Messe, Germany from 20th - 24th April 2009. .... More >>
Hannover Subcontracting 2009

Dr Stuart Cook presenting paper at SCI's ‘Asphalt’s Carbon Footprint’ seminar

Dr Stuart Cook is to give a presentation called ‘Reducing the carbon footprint from road use’ at a seminar organized by the SCI/IAT/IHT in London on Thursday 19th March 2009 ..... More >>

Asphalt's Carbon Footprint seminar
Malaysian Rubber Technology Developments Vol.8

Malaysian Rubber Technology Developments (MRTD) Volume 8. is a publication of the Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) and is now available in Europe. MRTD will be published periodically to disseminate information related to rubber technology developments, statistics, market developments .... More >>
MRTD Vol.8
TARRC @ Tire Technology Expo 2009, Hamburg, Germany

After last year's success TARRC will be exhibiting again at this year's Tire Tech Expo held in Hamburg, Germany from 17th-19th February 2009. TARRC scientists will be giving presentations .... More >>
TTE 2009
TARRC's Dr Andy Chapman gives paper at Sustainability of Elastomers Seminar

TARRC's Head of the Advanced Materials and Product Development Unit, Dr Andy Chapman was invited to give a presentation at a recent UK seminar in Burton upon Trent entitled ‘Sustainability of Elastomers’. .... More >>
Sustainability of Elastomers
TARRC's New Biotechnology Unit up and running

The Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) has recently set up a new Biotechnology Unit at TARRC. This is in response to the identification of biotechnology as a key driver of growth for the Malaysian economy. .... More >>
New Biotechnology Unit at TARRC
Schenck Machine testing at TARRC

The POZ Schenck with its Instron controller is the largest servo hydraulic machine in regular use in the Engineering Department at TARRC. It was originally acquired for a successful .... More >>
Schenck testing at TARRC
IRC 2008 - Malaysia

At the end of last year TARRC was pleased to have six of our eminent rubber scientists and experts presenting papers at the International Rubber Conference .... More >>
IRC 2008
Visit TARRC's stand at Elmia Subcontractor 2008, Sweden

TARRC will be exhibiting at Elmia Subcontractor 2008 in Jönköping, Sweden from 11th - 14th November. The exhibition is Northern Europe's leading trade show for subcontractors to the engineering industries. .... More >>
Elmia Subcontractor 2008
TARRC's Hamid Ahmadi presents paper in Louisville, Kentucky

TARRC's Hamid Ahmadi and Dassault Systèmes Simulia Corp. present a joint paper at the 174th Technical Meeting of the American Chemical Society Rubber Division in Louisville, Kentucky between 14th - 16th October 2008. .... More >>
TARRC's Hamid Ahmadi presents paper in Louisville, Kentucky
TARRC Annual Report for 2007

The Tun Abdul Razak Research Centre (TARRC) is pleased to announce the release of its Annual Report for the year ending 31st December 2007.

The 40-page Annual Report includes a Foreword by the Chairman of the Board, Dato' Dr Kamarul Baharain Basir, the Highlights for 2007 chronicling the events of the year, and a Report from the Board.

The year’s accounts are also included as usual as well as a list of all senior staff members, lectures given and scientific .... More >>
TARRC Annual Report for 2007
Atomic Force Microscopy at TARRC

Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) is a method of visualising surfaces by using the forces between atoms. It is a relatively new technique, being reported for the first time in 1986. It has been employed on rubber compounds for a wide range of .... More >>
AFM at TARRC
International Rubber Conference 2008 - Malaysia

Malaysia, one of the largest producers of natural rubber and the established centre of rubber technology, has been given the privilege to host the most respected event in the world's rubber industry calendar - the IRC 2008.
IRC'08 - Malaysia
Dr Andy Chapman gives paper at 24th International H.F. Mark Symposium in Vienna

TARRC's Head of the Advanced Materials and Product Development Unit, Dr. Andy Chapman gave the opening presentation at the 24th International H.F. Mark .... More >>
Subcontracting 2008, Germany

TARRC will be exhibiting at Subcontracting 2008, which is part of the annual Hannover Fair and takes place over five days from 21st–25th April at the Hannover Messe, Germany. TARRC's stand will be situated in Hall 5, stand B06, marketing the highest quality rubber based products from Malaysian manufacturers .... More >>
TARRC will be exhibiting at Subcontracting 2008, Hannover Messe, Germany
Y.A.Bhg. Tun Musa Hitam revisits TARRC

On Thursday 14th February TARRC was revisited by Y.A.Bhg. Tun Musa Hitam, now Chairman of Sime Darby Berhad, more than 30 years after he officially opened TARRC at .... More >>
Y.A.Bhg. Tun Musa Hitam revisits TARRC
Tire Technology Expo 2008

TARRC will be exhibiting at this year's Tire Tech Expo held in Cologne, Germany from 19th-21st February 2008. TARRC scientists will also be giving papers at the conference .... More >>
Tire Technology Expo 2008
TARRC & MRB help solve problem with KL Monorail train

When KL Monorail were experiencing problems with the ride comfort of their trains, particularly shuddering as the trains went round corners, they found that substituting an existing guide spring with a softer one considerably improved ride .... More >>
KL Monorail
ELMIA 2007

TARRC exhibited at the end of last year at Elmia Subcontractor 2007 in Jönköping, Sweden from 6th - 9th November. The exhibition is Northern Europe's leading trade show for subcontractors to the engineering industries. A short seminar was also held in .... More >>
TARRC's Gail Reader speaks to a visitor to the stand
Dr Marina Fernando gives paper at K2007

TARRC's Head of the Industrial Support Unit, Dr. Marina Fernando gave a presentation at the K-fair in Dusseldorf, Germany entitled Rubber Injection Moulding Simulation. The talk .... More >>
Dr Fernando on the Moldflow booth at the K-Fair

TARRC Scientists present papers in Cleveland, Ohio

TARRC scientists present papers at the joint 172nd Technical Meeting of the American Chemical Society Rubber Division & IRC, from 16th-18th October 2007 in Cleveland, Ohio. .... More >>

172nd Technical Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio
TARRC to hold seminar at Elmia Subcontractor 2007, Sweden

In conjunction with exhibiting at Elmia Subcontractor 2007 in Jönköping, Sweden, TARRC will be holding a short FREE seminar on Wednesday 7th November in the Elmia .... More >>
TARRC @ Elmia Subcontractor 2007
Asylum Research Announces Collaboration with TARRC

Asylum Research, a premier manufacturer of atomic force microscopes (AFMs), has announced its collaboration with TARRC to develop new capabilities for studying polymers and rubber under strained conditions using AFM. .... More >>
Asylum Research

Dialogue Session with the Minister of International Trade &
Industry, Malaysia


A dialogue session with the Hon. Rafidah Aziz, Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia will be held on Monday 22nd October 2007 at London Hilton on Park .... More >>

The Hon. Rafidah Aziz

K-Fair, Germany

TARRC representatives will be present at K 2007 in Düsseldorf and Dr Marina Fernando, Head of the Industrial Support Unit, will also be giving a presentation on the Moldflow Booth .... More >>

K2007
Marketing Mission to Hungary & Czech Republic

A Malaysian ministerial mission will be visiting Hungary and the Czech Republic from 18th-23rd October, led by the Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities .... More >>
Marketing Mission to Hungary & Czech Republic
TARRC's Graham Parkinson features in EAC Show Review

TARRC staff recently visited, as well as co-exhibiting with the German MATRADE, at the European Automotive Components Expo in Stuttgart in May. While at the exhibition the .... More >>
EAC EXPO '07
'Business Opportunities in Malaysia' Seminar + B2B Meetings

TARRC is taking part in a 'Business Opportunities in Malaysia' Seminar and business meetings on Tuesday 12th June 2007 in Reading, Berkshire, UK. The highlight of the event is to be a keynote address given by the Hon. Rafidah Aziz .... More >>
'Business Opportunities in Malaysia' Seminar + B2B Meetings
TARRC reduces its environmental impact

TARRC has been participating in a paper-recycling scheme since April 2006. The membership scheme provides for the collection of recyclable materials such as newspapers, magazines, cardboard, aluminium cans, plastic bottles, as well as paper. .... More >>
TARRC recycling to reduce its environmental impact

Malaysian Carnival Day at Brickendonbury

The Annual Malaysian Carnival Day will be held at TARRC on Saturday 1st September 2007 from 10am to 6pm.

*Entrance is FREE to everyone!* .... More >>

Malaysian Carnival 2007
Graham Bennett Awarded FPRIM

TARRC's Graham Bennett has been awarded the Fellowship of the Plastics and Rubber Institute of Malaysia (FPRIM) by The Plastics and Rubber Institute of Malaysia on 24th March 2007. .... More >>
Graham Bennett receiving his award from Prof. Dr. M Nasir Zainal Ariff

Upgrade of NMR facilities at TARRC

The NMR spectrometer service at TARRC was recently upgraded with a Bruker Avance II 300 MHz with a multi-nucleus QNP probe. This instrument replaces the former Bruker AC300 and has a number of new features. .... More >>

NMR spectrometer
Invitation to visit TARRC stand at ATS 2007

TARRC is pleased to invite you to Stand 1448 in Hall 1 at the Automotive Trade Show (ATS), at Birmingham NEC, 24th-26th April 2007. This will be the fourth consecutive year TARRC has exhibited at this show. Come and see us and collect your free .... More >>
Come and visit us on stand 1448 at ATS 2007
'Fracture & Fatigue of Rubber ' Meeting

A technical discussion meeting on 'Fracture and Fatigue of Rubber' will be held on Friday 23rd March 2007 at 2.00pm at the Institute of Materials in London. Dr John Kingston will be there .... More >>
IOM3 Meeting
FATIGUE 2007

The 6th Engineering Integrity Society International Conference on Durability and Fatigue will be held at Queens' College, Cambridge from 26th-28th March 2007. Two of TARRC's Engineers will be presenting papers at the Conference. .... More >>
Fatigue 2007
Tire Technology Expo 2007

Dr Stuart Cook, Head of Materials Research & Development Division at TARRC, is to give a paper at the Tire Technology Expo 2007 on Wednesday 14th March in Cologne .... More >>
Tire Technology Expo 2007, Cologne, Germany
TARRC footage used on TV programme

TARRC is to appear on the Discovery Civilisation Channel series ‘Inventing History’ which begins transmission in the UK for the first time on Saturday 3rd March 2007. The programme showing footage at TARRC is ' Personal Transport’. .... More >>
Discovery Civilisation Channel
TARRC Scientist Wins Research Poster Competition

TARRC’s David Lowe, of the Advanced Materials & Product Development Unit, submitted a poster for the Annual Postgraduate Poster Competition on the 28th November 2006. .... More >>
David Lowe with his winning poster
TARRC Engineering Team wins "Outstanding Paper" award

Congratulations to TARRC's Engineering Team who won the "Outstanding Paper" award at the '6th World Congress on Joints, Bearings & Seismic Systems for Concrete Structures'. .... More >>
The 6th World Congress on Joints, Bearings & Seismic Systems for Concrete Structures
TARRC's Dr Julia Gough gives paper at Thailand Seminar

TARRC Engineer Dr Julia Gough was at the IRRDB Rubber in Engineering Seminar in Thailand at the end of last month to give a paper. .... More >>
IRRDB Rubber in Engineering Seminar, Thailand
TARRC Annual Report for 2005

The Tun Abdul Razak Research Centre (TARRC) is pleased to announce the release of its Annual Report for the year ending 31st December 2005. This report gives a summary of the company’s activities throughout the year. To see a downloadable pdf version of the Annual Report click on the link below.

The 32-page Annual Report includes the Chairman's Foreword, Director's Report, Report of the Board and the .... More >>

PDF Version - *Annual Report for 2005*
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TARRC Annual Report for 2005
The History of Rubber - Blood, Sweat & Bouncing Balls Lecture

TARRC invites you to a 'free' lecture being held at the London headquarters of the Society of Chemical Industry in Belgrave Square on the Thursday 7th December 2006. .... More >>
The History of Rubber - Blood, Sweat & Bouncing Balls Lecture
Automechanika & Business Seminar in Frankfurt in September

TARRC will be exhibiting at Automechanika 2006 (12th - 17th September) as well as holding a business seminar and meetings on Thursday 14th September at Messe Frankfurt. .... More >>
Messe Frankfurt
Bonza TV filming at TARRC for Discovery Channel programme

A film company making a 10-part documentary series for the Discovery Channel recently filmed at TARRC to gather footage for one of the episodes that involves tyres. .... More >>
Ronald Top presents to camera in front of the masticator
Seminar shows companies have keen interest in Malaysia

In conjunction with exhibiting at two trade exhibitions TARRC also organised a seminar focusing on business opportunities in the Malaysian rubber product manufacturing sector. .... More >>
Business Seminar at Birmingham, NEC
TARRC & WRAP Programme

TARRC is assisting Rubber Recovery of Barnsley by providing technical assistance and by running commercial vehicle tyre service trials as a part of the WRAP research programme. .... More >>
TARRC & WRAP Programme
TARRC @ The Automotive Trade Show 2006 & Interbuild 2006

TARRC recently represented the Malaysian rubber products industry at two exhibitions held concurrently at the NEC in Birmingham, Interbuild and the Automotive .... More >>
Exhibition stand at Interbuild 2006

MRTD Volume 5. 2005

Malaysian Rubber Technology Developments (MRTD) Volume 5. 2005 is now available in Europe. This issue contains various articles on the rubber industry in Malaysia. .... More >>

MRTD Vol.5 2005
IRC 2006 | 16th-18th May, Lyon, France

Dr Andy Chapman, Head of Advanced Materials & Product Development Unit at TARRC was at the International Rubber Conference & Exhibition 2006 to present a paper.. .... More >>
IRC 2006
42nd Assembly of Nations & World Rubber Summit

Dr Andrew Tinker, Director of Research at TARRC, gave a paper at the 42nd Assembly of Nations & World Rubber Summit at the end of last month. .... More >>
42nd Assembly of Nations & World Rubber Summit
1st TARRC Staff Family Fun Day

On Saturday 17th June TARRC held it's first staff family fun day on the back lawns of Brickendonbury. The day included events and entertainment for both adults and children and a BBQ. .... More >>
TARRC's first family fun day & BBQ
'Business Opportunities In Malaysia' Seminar

On Monday 6th March a seminar was held on 'Business Opportunities In Malaysia' at the ICC in Birmingham. The seminar was part of a business delegation visit to the UK led by the Hon. Rafidah Aziz, Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia (MITI) accompanied by leading .... More >>
'Business Opportunities In Malaysia' Seminar
'Doing Business With The Malaysian Rubber Products Sector'

A seminar on 'Doing Business With The Malaysian Rubber Products Sector' is to be held at the NEC in Birmingham on Thursday 27th April 2006 from 10.00am -12 Noon. There is no charge to attend this seminar. .... More >>
'Doing Business With The Malaysian Rubber Products Sector'
TARRC invited to join AUTOSIM

TARRC has been invited to join the AUTOSIM project, a Coordinated Action project funded under EU FP6 - Sustainable Surface Transport Programme. The project is coordinated .... More >>
TARRC invited to join AUTOSIM project
Malaysian Science Quiz winners visit TARRC

On Thursday 1st December TARRC was pleased to welcome representatives from The Academy of Sciences Malaysia, the Ministry of Education and six Malaysian students .... More >>
Malaysian Science Quiz winners with Dr Cook and Dr Fuller of TARRC
TARRC Annual Report for 2004

The Tun Abdul Razak Research Centre (TARRC) is pleased to announce the release of its Annual Report for the year ending 31st December 2004. This report gives a summary of the company’s activities throughout the year. To see a downloadable pdf version of the Annual Report click on the link below.

The 32-page Annual Report includes the Chairman's Foreword, Director's Report, Report of the Board and the .... More >>

PDF Version - *Annual Report for 2004*
Annual Report for 2004 now available
Modelling systems with rubber components

A technical discussion meeting on 'Modelling sytems with rubber components' was held on Friday 10th March 2005, 2.00pm at the Institute of Materials in London .... More >>
'Modelling sytems with rubber components' technical discussion meeting

TARRC's Dr John Kingston presents paper in Pittsburgh, PA

Dr John Kingston, Engineering Design Unit, presented a paper on 2nd November 2005 at the Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society's 168th Technical Meeting held in Pittsburgh, PA. .... More >>

168th Technical Meeting in Pittsburgh
TARRC exhibit at Interplas 2005 at Birmingham, NEC

TARRC exhibited at Interplas 2005 at the NEC in Birmingham between 4th - 6th October 2005. If you missed our stand you can still contact us with your enquiry. .... More >>
TARRC'S David Cawthra speaks to visitors to the exhibition stand at Interplas 2005
Malaysian Rubber Economic & Technical Mission to France, Italy & Germany. 8th - 15th September 2005


*Press Release now available*
Press Release now available
Where TARRC exhibited in 2005

TARRC has successfully exhibited twice at trade shows in 2005 all with impressive results. To see where TARRC has exhibited click here for more details .... More >>
Where TARRC exhibited in 2005
Full report on 'Selecting the right gloves' seminar

This report gives a detailed overview of the content of the two seminars held on the 11th and 14th March.
 
* Full report now available *
'Selecting the right gloves' seminar report
TARRC @ Interplas 2005

TARRC and Rubber Consultants are to exhibit at Interplas 2005 at Birmingham NEC between 4th - 6th October. Come and visit our exhibit in Hall 5 Stand 642. .... More >>
TARRC @ Interplas 2005
Malaysian Rubber Economic & Technical Mission to France,     Italy & Germany. 8th - 15th September 2005

Three one-day meetings will be held in Paris, Milan and Hamburg, focusing on business opportunities in Malaysia in the rubber product manufacturing sector. This will include latex-dipped products, industrial and general rubber components and finished goods.

Running alongside these business meetings are two one-day seminars on 'Selecting the right gloves' and 'Business opportunities in the Malaysian rubber industry'. These seminars will only be held in Italy and France.

These events will be free-of-charge
and are part of an economic and technical rubber mission to Europe, led by the Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, YB Datuk Peter Chin Fah Kui. .... More >>
Malaysian Rubber Economic & Technical Mission to France, Italy & Germany. 8th - 15th September 2005
Sabah Rubber Industry Board Visit TARRC

On Monday 8th August TARRC was pleased to welcome Y. Bhg. Datuk Lovis Rampas, Chairman of the Sabah Rubber Industry Board (SRIB). The General Manager and Marketing Manager of the SRIB also attended the visit.

After a tour of the laboratories a presentation was made by TARRC Vice-Chairman Salleh Subari to Datuk Lovis Rampas (on the right in the picture) in the Blue Room at Brickendonbury.
4th European Conference on Constitutive Models for Rubber

TARRC Engineers presented three papers at the Fourth European Conference on Constitutive Models for Rubber (ECCMR).
ECCMR 2005 was held at The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden between 27th - 29th June 2005. .... More >>
4th European Conference on Constitutive Models for Rubber
Dr Keith Fuller presents paper at Kobe, Japan Seminar

The Head of Engineering Products & Design Division, Dr Keith Fuller gave a paper at the 9th World Seminar on Seismic Isolation, Energy Dissipation & Active Vibration Control of Structures in Kobe, Japan on Wednesday 15th June 2005 .... More >>
9th World Seminar on Seismic Isolation, Energy Dissipation & Active Vibration Control of Structures in Kobe, Japan
TARRC scientists present papers at IRC 2005

The North European International Rubber Conference & Exhibition, held between 7th - 9th June 2005 at MECC Maastrict, The Netherlands, included papers presented by TARRC. .... More >>
The North European IRC 2005
TARRC's Dr Marina Fernando presents paper in Texas

Dr Marina Fernando, Industrial Support Unit, presented a paper at the Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society's Spring 167th Technical Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. .... More >>
Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society's Spring 167th Technical Meeting
TARRC exhibit at the ATS 2005 at Birmingham, NEC

TARRC exhibited at the Automotive Trade Show 2005 at the NEC in Birmingham between 5th-7th April. If you missed our stand you can still contact us with your enquiries. .... More >>
TARRC's exhibition stand in Hall 12 at the Automotive Trade Show 2005
TARRC welcomes the visit of YB Datuk Peter Chin Fah Kui

YB Datuk Peter Chin Fah Kui, the Malaysian Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities was welcomed to TARRC on Thursday 10th March 2005 for the first time. .... More >>
Salleh Subari welcomes YB Datuk Peter Chin Fah Kui, the Malaysian Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities to TARRC
MRTD Volume 4. 2004 - Out Now!

Malaysian Rubber Technology Developments (MRTD) Volume 4. 2004 is now available in Europe. This issue contains various articles on the rubber industry in Malaysia. .... More >>
MRTD Vol.4 2004 - Out Now!
New Rubber Consultants brochure now available

Rubber Consultants' new brochure gives an overview of the company's facilities and the wide range of expertise on offer to potential and exisiting clients. .... More >>
New Rubber Consultants Brochure now available

Visit TARRC's stand @ the Automotive Trade Show 2005

TARRC and Rubber Consultants will be exhibiting at the Automotive Trade Show 2005 at Birmingham NEC in Hall 12, stand 248 between 5th-7th April. .... More >>

Visit TARRC's stand @ the Automotive Trade Show 2005
Minister opens 'Selecting the right gloves' seminar in London

The Malaysian Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities opened the London seminar on 'Selecting the right gloves' which was the first of two very informative days of presentaions and discussion. .... More >>
Selecting the right gloves

'Selecting the right gloves' Glove selection for healthcare and PPE

Two key seminars will be held on this topic, in London on Friday 11th March and in Edinburgh on Monday 14th March. .... More >>

'Selecting the right gloves' Two seminars on Glove selection for healthcare and PPE
Minister of Science, Technology & Innovations visits TARRC

TARRC was delighted to welome YB Dato' Sri Dr Jamaludin Jarjis, the Malaysian Minister of Science, Technology & Innovations, to Brickendonbury in December 2004. .... More >>
Minister of Science, Technology & Innovations visits TARRC
Tree planted to commemorate 30 years at Brickendonbury

The Chairman of the TARRC Board, Datuk Abdul Hamid Sawal took part in a tree planting ceremony to commemorate TARRC being established at Brickendonbury for the last 30 years. .... More >>
Tree planting ceremony to commemorate 30 years at Brickendonbury
TARRC's new IDP Division now into its second year

Over the years TARRC staff have had to adapt to new challenges and approaches to complement the changing role of the MRB organisation as a whole in supporting .... More >>
TARRC's new IDP Division into its second year
Success at K2004 in Düsseldorf

TARRC and its consultancy unit Rubber Consultants were delighted with the amount of interest and the number of visitors to the stand at the K2004 Exhibition. .... More >>
Success at K2004 in Düsseldorf
New TARRC Annual Report for 2003

TARRC is pleased to announce the release of our Annual Report for the year ending 31st December 2003. This report gives a summary of TARRC's activities throughout 2003. .... More >>
New TARRC Annual Report for 2003
Dr Tinker & Dr Gelling of TARRC receive Malaysian honours

Two scientists from the TARRC, the UK laboratory of the Malaysian Rubber Board, have been awarded two of Malaysia’s highest awards for service to the nation. .... More >>
Dr Tinker & Dr Gelling with their awards
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