On December 13, 2019 at Mueang District Office, Bueng Kan, a group of representatives of the National Metal and Materials Technology Center had visited the Bueng Kan Rubber Day 2020 event and listened to the problems from the local rubber farmers. The team was led by Dr. Surapich Loykulnant, Director of the Innovative Rubber Manufacturing Research Group and had received a warm welcome from Mr. Nipol Konkayan, Chief Executive of the Provincial Administration Organization Bueng Kan. In this event, there were also special talks under the topic of “Water Mattress” by Dr. Danu Prommin and “ParaWalk the natural rubber floor tiles for home and garden decoration” by Dr. Pairote Jittham.
The Bueng Kan Rubber Day 2020 took place from December 12-18, 2019, and MTEC had presented 3 research topics, namely LOMAR the concentrated latex, ParaWalk the rubber tiles for flooring and Water Mattress. In addition, there were activities for the youth, such as Para Grip, Origami and Cloud workshops.