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Balmer Lawrie Launches Construction Chemicals 06 January 2012
Balmer Lawrie Launches Construction Chemicals
Chennai, 06 January, 2012: Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd., a Mini Ratna 1 PSE under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, today launched a unique poly carboxylate based Superplasticiser (SNF based), CON FLO UNF-5, for the site mixed concrete applications, in retail pack size of 20kg at their office “Balmer Lawrie House” in Anna Salai, Chennai, in the presence of important guests & customers. Balmer Lawrie R&D has successfully developed this product for high strength concrete application. Speaking on the occasion, Shri K Gopinathan, Executive Director said that this small pack will be within the reach of small builders to enable them to use super plasticisers in their construction activities.
Balmer Lawrie has a strong presence in the Performance Chemicals business and in the year 2010, the Company entered in the field of Construction Chemicals in technical collaboration with MUHU Construction Chemicals Co. Ltd., Beijing, China. The products are manufactured at its dedicated manufacturing facility at Manali, Chennai. An exclusive concrete testing facility has been established at Perugudi, Chennai for performance testing of the products.
In its endeavor to continuously respond to customer needs, Balmer Lawrie has developed and launched a number of products for site mixed concrete application. In addition, products have been formulated and offered for concrete batching plants and ready mix concrete units.
About Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd.
Established in 1867, Balmer Lawrie is today a premier corporate house in India headquartered in Kolkata. Balmer Lawrie has emerged over the years as a multi-activity, multi-technology, multi-location conglomerate with global foot prints along with its Joint Ventures. It has presence both in the Manufacturing Sector (Industrial Packaging, Greases & Lubricants and Performance Chemicals) and the Service Sector (Tours & Travel, Logistics Infrastructure and Engineering & Technology Services. With an annual turnover in excess of Rs. 2100 crores, and PBT of over Rs 180 crores in 2010-11, the company is poised to scale new heights.
Balmer Lawrie’s joint ventures in India and abroad are in the field of Industrial Packaging (Balmer Lawrie UAE LLC, Dubai and Balmer Lawrie Van Leer Ltd, India); Lubricants (AVI-Oil Private Limited, India and PT Balmer Lawrie Indonesia, Indonesia); Logistics (Transafe Services Ltd, India). It has a subsidiary Balmer Lawrie (UK) plc, in London. Balmer Lawrie is known for its continuous investment in Research and Development (R&D) through its dedicated DSIR approved research centers for Lubricants at Kolkata and for Leather and Performance Chemicals at Chennai.