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Balmer Lawrie forays into Finishing Chemicals 19 December 2019
Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd., a Public Sector Enterprise under Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India, has a presence in diverse businesses both in the manufacturing and service sectors. Balmer Lawrie’s Leather Chemicals Business Unit in Chennai forayed into the Finishing Chemical segment to cater to all the needs of customers from Beamhouse to Finishing. A new state-of-the-art Finishing Chemical plant with cutting-edge technology was commissioned by Mr. Prabal Basu, C&MD of the Company on 10th December 2019 in the presence of Directors and COO [Leather Chemicals]. This plant will produce major finishing ranges as per customer requirements. Balmer Lawrie now has a complete product basket in this domain and this would further enhance its market leadership position.
Balmer Lawrie had ventured into the Leather Chemicals business when it developed knowhow and commercialized during 1987 at Manali, Chennai. Apart from Sulfochlorination the team has developed Sulphitation, Sulfosuccination and Phosphation. The Company is a leading manufacturer of wet end chemicals both Fatliquor and Syntan. The Company believes in inhouse manufacturing and its strong relationship with tanners, dealers and other stakeholders over the past 30 years is a testimony to its reliability, quality and ethics of doing business. This business is supported by a group of qualified, experienced technical service professionals across the leather hubs in India and inhouse R&D research team. The Company continuously endeavors to provide superior quality leather chemicals and value add to its channel partners and customers.
Mr. Prabal Basu, C&MD, Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd. commissioned the new state-of-the-art Finishing Chemical plant at Chennai in the presence of Directors and COO [Leather Chemicals]