Philippine Rubber Industries Association (PRIA)
Contact Person: Janice Estacio (PRIA Secretariat)
Address: Philippine Rubber Industries Assoc., Inc., 32 Mulawinan Road, Barangay Lawang Bato, 1447 Valenzuela City
Tel: +632 983 6820 loc. 19
Year of Establishment: 1979
Nature of Organization: Association Rubber Industries (upstream and downstream)
Encourage and support the rubber plantation and grower sectors to increase productivity and improve quality standards.
Foster fair and healthy competition among the members in an atmosphere of friendly association and mutual understanding.
Gather, disseminate, evaluate, and utilize information and data for the improvement of the rubber industry.
Constitute itself as a medium of or clearing house for ideas and information on the rubber industries among the members.
Sponsor, institute, and conduct technical seminars for professional development.
Search for and adopt measures to improve standards of the manufacturing and marketing of rubber products.
Encourage and expand the sale of these products throughout the country and globally.
Make representations with any government authority, agency or instrumentality, private concern or agency in behalf of its members on any matter which will aid and protect their interest in the promotion of rubber measures for the over-all improvement of the rubber industries.
Foster free exchange of technologies, assist members to address raw materials and equipment capacity shortages.
The first Philippine Rubber Investment and Market Encounter (PRIME) held last September 18-19, 2012 at Holiday Inn, Clark, Pampanga. An event organized by DTI and PRIA.
The International Rubber Research and Development Board (IRRDB) in collaboration with the Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) organized a 5-Day workshop on the importance of standards and quality in rubber processing in the downstream industry which happened last May 13-17 2013 at PRIM Experiment Station, Malaysian Rubber Board, Sg. Buloh, Malaysia. PRIA Members joined this workshop.
The Philippine Rubber Technical Working Group (PRTWG) conducted a workshop which is the National Convergence and Industry Planning Workshop last May 22-24, 2013 at Grand Regal Hotel, Davao City. PRIA Members attended this workshop
“Characterization, Processes, and Design of Rubber materials: Basics to Advanced Knowledge in Rubber Science and Technology; a short course” a 5-Day Science and Technology Short Course Training on November 11-15, 2013 at the University of the Philippines, Diliman
PRIA’s Housing Drive last January 23, 2014 for the Typhoon Yolanda victims in Bantayan Island, Cebu City. 27 houses were built and was given to 27 families
Courtesy visit of the Vietnam Rubber Association to meet the Philippine Rubber Industries Association for mutual cooperation and friendship last March 17-19, 2014
Our Members joined the Rubber Benchmarking Mission in India spearheaded by Dir. Sitti Amina Jain-Regional Director of Region 9 on March 23-29, 2014 which aims to provide the producers, processors, rubber product manufacturers and industry enablers an opportunity for exposures and benchmarking of practices of India in growing their rubber industry
Our Directors together with Dir. Sitti Amina Jain-Regional Director of Region 9 joined the World Rubber Summit 2014 last May 19-21, 2014 which was held in Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore themed as “Sustainability: Our investment for a thriving rubber industries” which focused on the core issues facing the rubber industry
PRIA celebrated its 35th Anniversary themed as “Philippine Rubber Industry: Inclusive Growth and Sustainability for the Whole Value Chain from the Producers to End-Users” last July 17, 2014 at Gloria Maris, Greenhills which was attended by respective personalities from the government (Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Agriculture), academe (University of the Philippines-Diliman), representatives from the Foreign Chambers and Embassies in the Philippines (Office of Timor-Leste, Consulate of Peru, Vietnam Embassy-Philippines and embassy of the Republic of Indonesia) and ever-supportive members of PRIA