SHK Inaugurates Aroma Ingredients Manufacturing Facility In Maharashtra
S H Kelkar and Company Limited (SHK) announced the formal inauguration of its aroma ingredients manufacturing facility at Mahad, Maharashtra. With a total installed capacity of approx. 1,200 MTPA, this is one of the largest manufacturing facilities for Tonalid, worldwide. This state-of-the-art facility will also manufacture other key speciality ingredients used in the fragrance industry. The plant was commissioned on September 21, 2018. This relocation of production from Barneveld, the Netherlands to a high quality & operationally efficient centre like India is part of an earlier announced strategic plan.
In a consolidation of its global market leadership in Tonalid, the Company had earlier announced the acquisition of Tonalid manufacturing facility in China. The capacity of that plant has now been optimized to 400 MTPA at a nominal capex.