GMM Pfaudler to expand its glass manufacturing equipment manufacturing facility in Hyderabad

GMM Pfaudler announces an expansion plan for its Hyderabad plant, which manufactures enamelled reactors, tanks and columns for pharmaceutical and chemical companies in southern India. The company plans to expand its operations to provide manufacturing support to the group’s global operations and is investing an additional $3.7 million to increase capacity.

GMM Pfaudler had invested USD 6.3 million in acquiring the glass coating equipment manufacturing plant in 2020 and within two years the company is making the additional investments to nearly double its capacity with a total employment of more than 300 people. Between October 2020 and March 2022, the facility shipped 700 pieces of equipment with a volume of 2,650 kl and 531 EUs are shipped until March 2022.

The announcement was made after Minister Mr. KT Rama Rao met with the management of GMM Pfaudler – Mr. Thomas Kehl, CEO-International Business and Mr. Ashok J Patel, Director of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Mr. Jayesh Ranjan IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Industries and Commerce and Mr. Shakthi M Nagappan, Director of Life Sciences, Government of Telangana were also present at the meeting.

The company’s management briefed the minister on its commitment to strengthen its presence in Hyderabad and also expressed interest in partnering with the government for the Hyderabad Pharma City project.

GMM Pfaudler is a world leader in corrosion resistant technologies, systems and services for the chemical, pharmaceutical, food and energy industries. GMM Pfaudler provides corrosion resistant technologies, systems and services worldwide and remains the preferred choice by consistently providing customers in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries with innovative and cost effective solutions. GMM Pfaudler has 14 manufacturing sites with an extensive sales and service network and employs over 1,800 people on 4 continents.

The Honorable Minister, Mr. KT Rama Rao said, “I am delighted to note the phenomenal growth of GMM Pfaudler in Hyderabad and its expansion plans – I am sure Hyderabad operations will continue to play a pivotal role. in the global aspirations of GMM Pfaudler »

Mr. Thomas Kehl, CEO International Business at GMM Pfaudler Limited, said: “As we continue to look to India to help us unlock synergies through valuable sourcing opportunities, our Hyderabad plant will play an important role. We will continue to invest in the factory to cater to the growing API industry and are confident to strengthen our leading position in the region, backed by the business-friendly Telangana State Government. »

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