Röchling inaugurates Euro 2.5-mn plant in Vadodara

Our Bureau Ahmedabad | Updated on March 07, 2019 Published on March 07, 2019

Röchling made the first step into the Indian market in 1998 with the establishment of a sales office in Mumbai   -  Twitter/Rochling

The company plans to make additional 5 million euro investment in India

Indian arm of German plastics engineering player, Röchling Engineering Plastics (India) Pvt Ltd on Thursday inaugurated its second plant in Vadodara set up with an investment of around Euro 2.5 million (approx Rs 20 crore).

With its eyes on strengthening India operations, Röchling plans to infuse additional Euro 5 million in the near future, top company officials announced.

Franz Lübbers, Member of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Röchling Industrial - the parent company, said, "With growing demand for quality products in the Indian industry, it is already planned to invest yet another five million euros into further product lines and capacity expansion in India in the near future."

The new facility was inaugurated in the presence of Jürgen Morhard, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, and Bernhard Steinruecke, Director General of the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce along with Manoj Kumar, Managing Director (MD), Röchling Engineering Plastics (India) Pvt Ltd.

The company introduced latest extrusion line that works 24x7 to manufacture parent company’s globally popular product Polystone P (Polypropylene), in sheets form with a width of up to 2,500 mm and in lengths and thickness desired by the customer.

Röchling made the first step into the Indian market in 1998 with the establishment of a sales office in Mumbai, later in 2007, it set up a state-of-the-art CNC machining centre in Vasai supplying tailor-made composite components, and engineering plastics components. In 2014, the company set up its first production plant in India for thermoplastics, at Manjusar GIDC in Savli near Vadodara.

Company's products are used in numerous industries, such as chemical tank and plant construction, power generation and transmission, mechanical engineering, bulk material handling, renewable energy, water treatment, orthopaedics and laboratory equipment.

Published on March 07, 2019
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