The world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of lead-acid battery separators, Daramic announced on Monday that it had doubled the production capacity of its manufacturing plant in Dahej, Gujarat. The plant has grown from two to four production lines in four years due to growing demand from India and neighboring markets, the company said in a statement.
The expansion to four production lines will significantly increase production, enabling the company to meet the full demand of Indian customers locally, while helping customers to iron out the global supply chain challenges they currently face. said Daramic, who is part of Japanese Asahi Kasei. Group company.
As a result, Daramic’s production capacity is now over 80 million equivalent square meters per year with a blend of automotive and industrial separator production from the four lines in Gujarat.
Commenting on the development, Daramic President Chad Schuchmann said, “The new production lines allow us to further strengthen our offerings, keep pace with anticipated market demand and support the growth of the battery industry. lead which is expected to grow considerably in the coming years. ”
As a global leader in the lead-acid separator industry, Daramic is committed to providing innovative battery separator solutions to meet the evolving needs of the country. The increased capacity of the Dahej plant will be leveraged to improve production and market presence in India, Schuchmann said.
“With the current tightening of the global supply chain, Daramic is able to meet the demand of all major customers in India, with the ability to export to neighboring geographies if needed,” he said. said, adding that the company’s Dahej plant is equipped to develop separators for batteries that meet modern requirements and create separation solutions that create innovative market opportunities.
Besides the factory which was established in 2017, the company also has an R&D center in Dahej as well as a finishing factory in Himachal Pradesh. Globally, it has manufacturing facilities in the United States, France, Germany, China and Thailand.