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Electrolube Adds New Coatings Manufacturing Plant in India

Published on 2016-08-09. Author : SpecialChem

Electrolube India - New Manufacturing Plant
Electrolube India - New Manufacturing Plant

Electrolube India, an electro-chemicals manufacturer, has added a new manufacturing plant alongside its existing sales and warehouse operations in Bangalore.

Electrolube India has established the new manufacturing facility strategically located close to the major electronics manufacturing hubs of Southern India, offering the advantages of shorter lead times and complete reliability of supply. Electrolube India has run a successful technical sales operation in the city since 2012 and opened a new warehouse facility shortly afterwards in the Mumbai suburb of Bhiwandi.

Production of Conformal Coatings


The extensive new factory facilities will begin operations with an initial focus on the production of:
  • Encapsulation resins
  • Conformal coatings
  • Thermal management materials 

This strategic move is expected to strengthen the Electrolube brand in India, which won ‘Best Conformal Coating’ in a 2015 EM media survey. Leading Indian OEMs now favor Electrolube products, which are used extensively throughout numerous local sectors including:
  • Industrial
  • LED 
  • Consumer electronics manufacturing

Electrolube Managing Director, Ron Jakeman, commented:
“India is poised to become one of the world’s prime electronics manufacturing regions. Both export and local markets are booming and demand for specialized services and products, such as those provided by Electrolube, is growing rapidly. Our local sales and warehouse operations continue to serve this market well and our award-winning products are in widespread use among the major Indian OEMs. We are responsive to the Indian Government’s aims to promote a strong home-based manufacturing sector that is able to satisfy local supply chains and provide reliable and timely delivery. Consequently, we have made significant investment in a new manufacturing facility in Bangalore to support the local markets we serve and increase assurance in our capacity to be a consistent and reliable supplier of electro-chemicals. ”

Electrolube India’s Sales Manager, Padmanabha Shaktivelu, added,
“Electrolube’s business and reputation have grown exponentially since our initial opening in India four years ago. There is enormous potential for growth in India with endless opportunities for Electrolube’s specialty products to help customers find new solutions to old problems. We have also discovered that local manufacturers are keen to enhance their green credentials and we will be investing further in promoting our eco-friendly, aromatic-free conformal coatings and water-based cleaning solutions, as well as the full range of coatings, greases, resins and cleaning products.”

About Electrolube

Electrolube, a division of H.K. Wentworth Limited, is one of the leading manufacturers of specialist chemicals for electronics, automotive and industrial manufacturing. Core product groups include conformal coatings, contact lubricants, thermal management materials, cleaning solutions, encapsulation resins and maintenance and service aids.

The extensive range of electro-chemicals at Electrolube enables the company to offer a ‘complete solution’ to manufacturers of electronic, industrial and domestic devices, at all levels of the production process. Through collaboration and research, the company is continually developing new and environmentally friendly products for customers around the world and their commitment to developing ‘greener’ products has been endorsed by the ISO 14001 standard for the highly efficient Environmental Management System in place at the company.

Source: Electrolube
 

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