Asian Paints expands its facility in Haryana

21 June 2012

Asian Paints, India’s largest paint company has inaugurated the Phase II expansion project of its water-based paint manufacturing facility in Rohtak, Haryana, India. The capacity has been expanded by 50,000Kl/yr to 200,000Kl/yr. The Honourable Chief Minister of Haryana, Mr Bhupinder Singh Hooda (pictured right) unveiled the foundation stone signalling the expansion.
The total investment including land for the initial and second phase is about Rs640 crores (US$117.49M). The plant employs 625 people.
The state-of-the-art facility at Rohtak commenced commercial production in April 2010 with an initial capacity of 150,000 Kl/yr. The other paint manufacturing facilities of Asian Paints in India are located at Mumbai (Maharastra), Ankleshwar (Gujarat), Kasna (Uttar Pradesh), Patancheru (Andhra Pradesh) and Sriperumbudur (Tamil Nadu). The company is also setting up a plant at Kesurdi (Khandala) in Maharashtra with an initial capacity of 300,000Kl/yr scalable to 400,000Kl/yr. The phase I capacity of 300,000Kl/yr will be commissioned in Q4 of FY2012-13.

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