Company is Now the Leading Provider of Acrylic Emulsions in This Region Deep Commitment to this Market Evidenced in Opening of Second Manufacturing
Facility in Four Years
MUMBAI, India, and PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rohm and Haas Company (NYSE: ROH) today celebrated the inauguration of its second, state-of-the-art acrylic emulsions facility in India to meet growing demand for its environmentally advanced products and technology in this important region.
The Chennai facility, located in the Sriperambudur industrial area of Tamil Nadu in South India, is opening with the capacity to make 30,000 to 40,000 metric tons a year of specialty materials used in the manufacture of paints and coatings, adhesives, textiles, paper and leather. The plant, which cost US $12 million to build, is a "zero discharge" facility that meets very stringent environmental standards set by the state of Tamil Nadu. The Chennai facility will also operate under the company's "21st Century" program which strives for reliable, cost-effective manufacturing facilities and a competent, motivated workforce continually focused on improvement.
The largest and fastest-growing supplier of environmentally advanced acrylic emulsions
The company also is doubling the capacity of its 35,000 metric ton
facility in Taloja, which is located near Mumbai in the state of
Maharashtra. The combined capacity of Taloja and Chennai (100, 000 to
110,000 metric tons per year) makes Rohm and Haas India's largest and
fastest-growing producer of environmentally advanced emulsions and
additives for paints and coatings and other waterbased polymer industries.
The company also has the leading position for solve
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