Skipper Shifts Its Manufacturing Facility In Uttar Pradesh To West Bengal
Skipper Limited informs that as a part of cost reduction initiative and optimization of capacity utilization in the markets where the Company holds strong foothold, the Board at its meeting has decided to shift the manufacturing facility of the Company situated at Plot No - 5, UPSIDC, Industrial Area, G.T Road No - 91, Sikandrabad, District Bulandshahar- 203206, Uttar Pradesh to NH6, Madhabpur, Post: Uluberia, Howrah - 711303, West Bengal by transfer of plant and machinery and other accessories probably within 31st December, 2018.
The said plant belongs to the polymer division of the Company and is based on an asset-light model wherein the land and building has been taken on lease and the plant and machineries belong to the Company.
The above shifting will reduce the fixed cost without a reduction in overall capacities of the division which stands at 51,000 MTPA. The Company will continue to serve the northern market through dealers and distribution network supported by the sales & marketing team of the Company.
The unit contributed around 173.68 million (0.85%) in the turnover and 123.66 million (1.94%) in the net worth of the Company during the financial year ended 31st March 2018. Further, the Board has entrusted the management to explore and bring on table more options and strategies for better synergies and overall cost reductions of the polymer division.