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Asahi India Glass to Begin Commercial Production at their Taloja Float Glass Plant

Post Time:Nov 13,2017Classify:Industry NewsView:680

Asahi India Glass (AIS) has announced plans for commencing production at the company’s float glass plant in Taloja.



AIS Taloja Float Glass Plant, Navi Mumbai, 9th November 2017
With a view to bolstering its position as India’s leading value-added and integrated glass company, Asahi India Glass (AIS) has announced plans for commencing production at the company’s float glass plant in Taloja.


Thus, AIS will continue to supply customers in the architectural and automotive sectors (including leading automotive OEMs) seamlessly with the help of the Taloja plant, along with the company’s fifth auto glass plant in Gujarat. The inauguration of the plant is a testament to the scalability and flexibility of AIS operations.


The Taloja plant will cater to the architectural and automotive glass segments with high-quality value-added glass products. This will be made possible via an installed manufacturing capacity of 550 tonnes of glass per day that will be achieved through extensive and highly modernised glass manufacturing technology.


Commenting on the commencement of the project, Mr. Sanjay Labroo, MD & CEO, Asahi India Glass (AIS) said, “The Taloja Pant will not only increase our capacity by approx. 60% but it will have the ability to make the highest grades of glass for the architectural market directly, and for value-added purposes like mirroring, hard-coating, soft-coating and high-level processing. Most importantly, it will have the capability to make the highest standards of automotive raw glass giving AIS 100% capability to make our own automotive glass.”


Mr. Sanjay Ganjoo COO, Architectural Glass, AIS, added, “This initiative will further strengthen our competitiveness in both the architectural and automotive glass value chain, helping consolidate AIS’s position as India’s leading integrated glass company.”


The formal inauguration of the Taloja Plant is scheduled to take place on 9th November. In attendance will be Mr. Masahiro Takeda, Regional President – Asia Pacific, Building & Industrial Glass, Asahi Glass Co. (AGC), along with Mr. Sanjay Labroo, MD & CEO, Asahi India Glass Ltd (AIS), Mr. Sanjay Ganjoo COO, Architectural Glass, AIS, and other senior management members. 


About Asahi India Glass Limited (AIS): 
Asahi India Glass Ltd. (AIS) is India's leading integrated glass solutions company and a dominant player both in the automotive and architectural segment. It commands about 78% share in the Indian passenger car glass market, with an established track record and a leadership position over the past three decades. Established in 1986, AIS's footprint today spans the entire spectrum of the automotive and architectural glass value chains. AIS has manufacturing plants in various locations across the country as also advanced sub-assembly units in Bangalore, Pune, and Kadi (Gujarat). They have recently announced an investment of 700 crores (in two phases) in a Greenfield Automotive Plant in Gujarat.


Company Website: www.aisglass.com

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Munmun Gentle: munmun.gentle@i9c.in (+91 98206 23811)
Payal Pawar: payal.pawar@i9c.in (+91 99200 60963)


Source: www.aisglass.comAuthor: shangyi

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