The founder of Rupsha, Mr. Shafiqur Rahman started his business in 1972 by manufacturing rubber slipper (Hawaii Slipper). Within few years it became the most popular Rubber Slipper brand in Bangladesh.
In 1991, Rupsha expanded its business by making bicycle tires and tubes in Bangladesh. At that time the Bangladeshi rickshaw and bicycle tire market was totally dominated by Chinese and Indian tyres and tubes. By making quality bicycle tires and tubes, Rupsha carried out a significant role in establishing Bangladeshi brand in the local market.
After more than 20 years Rupsha still leads the local tyre and tube market by constantly innovating and introducing new products. Rupsha constantly refines its manufacturing process to provide error free quality tyre and tubes to Bangladeshi users.
Mr. Shafiqur Rahman is an icon in Bangladesh’s rubber industry. He was the founder president of Bangladesh Rubber Industries Association. He served this prestigious organisation as President for 6 years. Mr. Rahman is also a Director of Premier Bank Ltd(www.premierbankltd.com), a leading private bank of Bangladesh. He was also selected vice-chairman of this bank.
Mr. Md Miraj Rahman has been serving this organisation as its director from 1999. He completed his BBA and MBA from North South University, first private university of Bangladesh. He was trained in Rubber technology from India. He is a life-member of SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry and MBA Club of Bangladesh.
He writes articles for Rubber Asia and newspaper of Bangladesh.