In Jambi Province, the two concession areas held by RLU and two WWF concessions form a contiguous buffer zone protecting the Bukit Tigapuluh National Park, which is one of the last places in Indonesia where elephants, tigers and orangutans co-exist.
We are honored to take this important step alongside TLFF towards establishing an impactful partnership for the development of a more sustainable rubber industry," said David Sulaiman, President Director of RLU.
Barito and Michelin joined their expertise in agronomy and re-milling and established RLU to better manage the area including reforestation and socially inclusive and/or wildlife friendly rubber plantation development.
What they typically do is take a RLU reading after the sanitation cycle is complete.
Different surfaces may have different RLU or total cell count requirements depending on the individual plant, the sanitation requirements, and the nature of food processed.