Almatis to Construct New Tabular Alumina Plant in West Bengal
This investment will reportedly enable shorter lead times and a further improvement of flexibility from a plant in the proximity of Almatis’ Indian and Asian customers.
Almatis recently announced that it is constructing a new tabular alumina plant in Falta, West Bengal, India, to fuel its Asia Growth Strategy. Operating since 1995, Almatis’ India business is based in Falta with a processing plant that has been growing steadily. With this new world-class facility, according to Almatis, it will expand with an integrated manufacturing line in India with tabular alumina converters installed. This investment will reportedly enable shorter lead times and a further improvement of flexibility from a plant in the proximity of the company’s Indian and Asian customers.
“Almatis is committed to providing continuous support to the Indian refractory industry,” said Emre Timurkan, CEO. “Almatis is on a path of rapid construction to satisfy our customers’ increasing demand for high-quality tabular alumina.”
According to Sarit Kundu, Almatis India General Manager, who is responsible for the execution of the project, “Quality and delivery are of prime importance to Almatis. This upcoming Falta India tabular alumina production facility would meet the needs of our valued Indian customers and provide supply security for this growing market.”
For more information, visit www.almatis.com.