Aarti Industries Collaborates With Global Chemical Conglomerate
Aarti Industries Ltd (AlL) announced that they have signed a 5 125 million (INR 900 Cr at current Exchange Rate) supply contract with a leading global chemical conglomerate. The contract entails the supply of a high-value speciality chemical intermediate for a period of 10 years. The plant is expected to commission in Q4 FY 2021, with average annual revenue of USD 12.5 million. The end use of the product is one of the major new growth initiatives for the customer. The supply quantities of the contract will be used to seed the market and increase the potential market size of the product.
AIL estimates a capital investment of approx USD 15 million to set up a commercial scale manufacturing facility for the production of this speciality chemical intermediate. The upcoming facility will be located in the state of Gujarat. The product is not part of AIL's existing product range. The process had been optimized and scaled up jointly by the technical teams of both the companies over the last 4 years within the boundaries of stringent quality requirements. This particular deal not only augments AIL's product portfolio but also testifies the elevated brand equity the company has among its targeted customers. ln line with AIL's vision to be a "Global Partner of Choice", AIL collaborates with its global customers to develop niche chemical intermediates involving complex chemistries.