Clariant’s Healthcare Packaging Facility in India to Start in 2017
Clariant, a specialty chemicals company headquartered in Muttenz, Switzerland, will commence its new greenfield production facility in Cuddalore in the southern state of Tamil Nadu by the second semester of 2017.
“The new site will serve the Indian pharmaceutical industry with state-of-the-art desiccant products produced under the strictest quality and compliance standards, and within a secure, truly global manufacturing network. We are extremely excited that facility construction, and production plans are moving at full speed ahead, according to schedule. The production capabilities at this new facility will add significantly to our global dessicant canister production capacity during 2017,” said Matthias Brommer, head – Clariant Healthcare Packaging.
This factory joins existing production facilities in the U.S., France and China, and it is strategically located within the Bangalore-Chennai biopharmaceutical cluster, one of India’s busiest pharmaceutical hubs, reports Business Standard.