Business Gujarat

Astral Expands Capabilities with the launch of Dahej Manufacturing Plant

Ahmedabad/Dahej, 25th October 2023 – Astral Adhesives, a prominent adhesive manufacturer in India and part of  Astral Limited, today proudly announced the inauguration of its cutting-edge manufacturing facility in Dahej, Gujarat.

Spanning across a vast 17-acre expanse, this state-of-the-art facility stands as a testament to Astral Adhesives’ unwavering commitment to world-class manufacturing. Characterized by cutting-edge automation, strict safety compliance, and a relentless focus on ergonomics, this facility has been meticulously designed to align with the visionary mission of the company.

The grand inauguration ceremony was graced by esteemed guests, Mr. Sandeep Engineer, Chairman and Managing Director of Astral Limited, and the entire Engineer family, making it a momentous occasion for the Adhesives business as it marks the company’s pioneering Greenfield project.

Commenting on the special occasion, Saumya Engineer, Chief Executive Officer, Adhesives Business at Astral Limited, said, “The opening of this manufacturing facility signifies a crucial milestone in our journey to expand our business. It fortifies our existing capabilities, streamlines processes, and standardizes production, thereby enhancing our product delivery. Equipped with substantial storage capacity for raw materials and finished products, we are well-prepared to meet the dynamic demands of the Indian market and our international clients. The Dahej plant symbolizes our dedication to excellence and our commitment to delivering quality and innovation to our valued customers.”

The strategic benefits of the Dahej plant are multifaceted, strengthening Astral’s capabilities on several fronts. It significantly enhances the company’s production capacity, enabling it to cater to a broader spectrum of consumer needs. Through advanced automation and quality control measures, Astral will ensure the uniformity and consistency of its products, streamlining production processes to reduce lead times and enhance product delivery.

Environmental sustainability is a core value at Astral, and the Dahej plant is no exception. The company is committed to achieving Zero Waste Discharge, minimizing its ecological footprint, and safeguarding the environment. Additionally, this plant is a testament to Astral’s support for the Indian government’s “Make in India” initiative, contributing to the growth and development of the nation.

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