Asahi India Glass Ltd commences commercial production at Taloja Float Glass plant
Glass manufacturer Asahi India Glass Ltd has commenced the production at the company’s Taloja plant. With this Taloja plant, the company aims to add the scale and flexibility in providing supplies to customers in the architectural and auto segments, which includes all leading automotive OEMS.
The new Taloja float glass plant will have the capability to produce high-quality value-added glass for both, the architectural and the automotive glass segments, with an installed capacity to manufacture 550 tonnes of glass per day.
Speaking about the plant, 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.”
The formal inauguration of the Taloja Plant will be held on 9th November and will be attended by 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, along with other senior management members, the company informed in a release.