Apollo Pipes Commences Commercial Production At Its New Manufacturing Unit In Gujarat
Apollo Pipes Limited (Apollo Pipes), among the top 10 leading piping solution providing company in India, announced that it has commenced commercial production at its new manufacturing facility in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The state-of-the-art manufacturing facility will have an initial capacity of 10,000 MTPA, thereby taking the company’s total available capacity to 63,000 MTPA. The company plans to further expand capacity at the Ahmedabad facility to 25,000 MTPA by March 2019.
Commenting on the development, Mr Sameer Gupta, Chairman, Apollo Pipes said, “I am extremely proud to announce that we have commenced commercial production at our Greenfield manufacturing facility in Gujarat. The plant is equipped with technologically-advanced and environment-friendly processes that will manufacture a range of piping products. Our company currently enjoys a leading market share position in North India. With this new facility in place, we are confident of boosting our market presence in the western region and neighbouring markets. Moreover, the capacity expansion will enable us to meet the growing demand for our products across various sectors.”
Currently, the Company operates 2 manufacturing facilities at Dadri, UP and Ahmedabad, Gujarat and will be commissioning another manufacturing line in Bangalore in March 2019, with a total proposed capacity of 50,000 MTPA. The Company’s strong focus towards capacity expansion further reinforces its vision to achieve a target capacity of 145,000 MTPA by FY2020, thus making Apollo Pipes as one of the largest PVC pipe manufacturers in India.
|Manufacturing Units||Current Capacity (MTPA)|| Target Capacity by March 2019 (MTPA)|| Target Capacity by March 2020 (MTPA)|
|Total||63,000 MTPA||110,000 MTPA||145,000 MTPA|