In the year 2022, GREL–Apimenim factory produced 12430 tons of special Natural Rubber (NR) product, referred to as “VKOR”. During this period, GREL improved its production processes and associated quality checks such that:
- No VKOR rubber was rejected by customers.
- GREL produced one of the least non-conforming products among its competitors.
- The performance of GREL on extractable HNS, a product specification linked to VKOR, was the best.
Based on the performance above; Société Des Matières Premieres Tropicales Pte Ltd (SMPT), the sole natural rubber buyer for the Michelin Group and the No1 customer for GREL; therefore, adjudged GREL as “the benchmark supplier of VKOR grade in 2022 among all VKOR suppliers worldwide”.