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Ideal Chemi Plast Of India Commences Construction Of New Coating Resins Production Facility

Sapna Bhardwaj
Sapna Bhardwaj May 18 2022 - 5 min read
Ideal Chemi Plast Of India Commences Construction Of New Coating Resins Production Facility
On 27 April 2019 DIC had acquired Mid-Tier Coating Resins Manufacturer in India. The acquisition facilitated full-scale entry into the fast growing economy’s coating resins market.

DIC (Dainippon Ink and Chemicals) Corporation announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Ideal Chemi Plast has commenced construction of a new coating resins production facility.

DIC Corporation has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Ideal Chemi Plast Private Limited, based in the state of Maharashtra, India, has commenced construction of a new coating resins production facility in the state’s Supa industrial area. The new Greenfield project will increase Ideal Chemi Plast’s production capacity for these resins, enabling it to keep pace with rising demand in India.

DIC has formulated a strategy for expanding the DIC Group’s presence in coating resins markets across Asia. The Indian market, a key target of this strategy, is projected to see annual growth in excess of 9 percent. With the aim of capturing local demand, in April 2019 DIC acquired Ideal Chemi Plast, having determined that fusing its ability to develop high-end coating resins with the Indian company’s extensive sales channels, customer base, grasp of user needs, and supply chain would swiftly elevate its market position in India. With its existing coating resins production facility operating at full capacity ever since the acquisition, underpinned healthy demand, Ideal Chemi Plast recognised the need to swiftly augment capacity and purchased a site for a new facility in March 2021, construction began in April this year.

The new facility, which is expected to begin operating in July 2023, will triple Ideal Chemi Plast’s production capacity. Reactors will also allow local production of new environment-friendly products and products for the global market developed at DIC’s Polymer Technical Center Asia Pacific in Thailand. To ensure it operates in a manner that does not harm the environment, the facility will install a Zero Liquid Discharge system, enabling it to treat all wastewater internally to produce clean water suitable for industrial use. This New facility also focuses on carbon footprint reduction by selecting natural gas as fuel, energy efficient machinery with good engineering practice and better safety standards.

Profile Of New Coating Resins Production Facility

It is located in Supa in an industrial area, Ahmednagar district in the state of Maharashtra, India. The site area is 48,500 sq metre; the principal products are coating resins like acrylic resins, polyester resins, alkyd resins and others. Application is for industrial use such as automotive refinish coatings, coil coatings, others. Construction started in April 2022 and operations to start in July 2023.

Looking ahead, the DIC Group will continue working to strengthen its presence in the Indian coating resins market by further boosting both its production capacity and the range of products it offers, thereby improving value provided to local customers and locking in persistently robust demand. In line with the regional strategy set forth in its DIC Vision 2030 long-term management plan, which calls for building in growth by expanding its production bases in South Asia, the Group will also step up marketing efforts by subsidiary DIC South Asia Private Limited, which oversees sales of DIC products in the western part of the region, and work to bolster South Asia’s role as a base for exporting coating resins to the Middle East and Africa.

On 7 May 2019 DIC through its press release had informed that on 27 April 2019 it had acquired Mid-Tier Coating Resins Manufacturer in India. The acquisition facilitated full-scale entry into the fast growing economy’s coating resins market. The investment amount was not disclosed.       

All You Need To Know About Ideal Chemi Plast

Ideal Chemi Plast produces and sells acrylic, alkyd, polyester and other resins for use in, among others, automotive refinish, coil and wood coatings. Ideal Chemi Plast also boasts outstanding marketing capabilities, which leverage the expertise and business contacts of its founders, and technological prowess, which facilitate the development of products that meet user needs. These proficiencies enable the company to provide a broad range of high-performance, low-cost products, earning high marks from both local and foreign-owned coatings manufacturers.

With the aim of collaborating with a company that is familiar with the promising Indian coating resins market to facilitate full-scale market entry, DIC conducted extensive discussions with Ideal Chemi Plast. Having determined that fusing its ability to develop high-end resins with Ideal Chemi Plast’s know-how and supply chain in India would swiftly elevate its position in the Indian market, DIC reached the acquisition.

All You Need To Know About DIC Group

DIC Corporation is a Japanese chemical company, specialising in the development, manufacture and sale of inks, pigments, polymers, specialty plastics and compounds and biochemicals. DIC Group continues to promote the globalisation of its performance materials business, and has a regional strategy of expanding production bases in South Asia. The group positions India as an important area for accelerating global development. DIC works on joint operations with group companies in neighbouring countries based on ideals in the future, while promoting joint product development and capital investment as well as business scale we will expand.

DIC Corporation is one of the world’s leading fine chemicals companies and the core of the DIC Group, a multinational organisation comprising over 190 companies around the globe in more than 60 countries and territories. The Group is recognised as a global leader in the markets for a variety of products essential to modern lifestyles, including packaging materials, display materials such as those used in television and computer displays, and high-performance materials for smartphones and other digital devices, as well as for automobiles.

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