A state-of-the-art manufacturing plant of Pidilite Speciality Chemicals Bangladesh Pvt. Ltd. (PSCBL) was formally commissioned at Bhaluka in Mymensingh on August 21, 2019. The facility was inaugurated by Mr. Bharat Puri, Managing Director, Pidilite Industries Ltd. (PIL).
PSCBL is a subsidiary of PIL, a leading manufacturer of adhesives, sealants and construction chemicals. This will be PSCBL’s second plant in addition to the existing plant at Munshigonj in Bangladesh. PIL began its journey in Bangladesh 15 years ago and today is one of its focus international markets. It currently has operations in more than 70 countries with eight facilities outside India, including the ones in Bangladesh.
PIL has earmarked over BDT 550-mn as an investment towards the plant; spread over 5.9 acres, the plant will further strengthen PIL’s position in the adhesive market in Bangladesh and enhance its market presence. The new plant will manufacture leading brands such as Fevicol SH, Fevicol Speedx, Fevicol Marine, Pigment Emulsion, Piditint, and White Emulsion for the local market. This will be an environment-friendly plant with zero-discharge.
“Bangladesh is an important market for Pidilite, over the last 15 years; we have offered innovative solutions that have helped us build trust with trade and consumers. The new facility is a testament to our commitment to this market. Fevicol is a household name in Bangladesh and our new plant will help us strengthen our existing manufacturing capacity for the Fevicol adhesive range. With our new manufacturing facility, Pidilite will be the first major manufacturer of pigment emulsions in Bangladesh and will provide solutions to local textile, footwear, paper & packaging applications,” Mr. Puri, said in a press release.
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