A greenfield investment of LANXESS, the site in Jhagadia is one of the large production sites of the company in India. It is located within the Jhagadia Chemical Park in Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC).
LANXESS has invested over EUR 70 million (approx. INR 500 cr) at the site between 2008 and 2013 and has created around 330 new jobs.
Relocation and upgradation of the Rubber Chemicals plant
Opening of the Ion Exchange Resins plant
Relocation of the assets of the plants for polymer bound rubber chemicals and release agents from Rhein Chemie and the plant for Material Protection Products from Madurai to Jhagadia
Commissioning of the compounding facility for Business unit High Performance Materials, which produces high-tech plastics.
The utility services at the site are:
Effluents treatment plant
Cogeneration plant fuelled by natural gas, Solo-NOx model attached for eliminating nitrogenous gas emissions
Sewage treatment plant
Occupational health centre
The site in Jhagadia is a key manufacturing base for LANXESS globally and has been built to world class standards. The production facilities as well as the utility services at the site ensure safe and environmentally responsible operations. Given our global expertise, the site’s locational advantage and infrastructure and the Indian chemical industry’s positive outlook for business, the site serves as a perfect hub to supply our customers not only in the rapidly-growing local market but also in the Asia-Pacific region.