Foundry Industry ASK Chemicals Builds Up Production in India

Editor: Wolfgang Ernhofer

ASK chemicals celebrated the groundbreaking for a new production faclkity for foundry chemicals in Kurkumbh, near Pune, India.

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The ASK Chemicals team releases pigeons during the grundbreaking ceremony
The ASK Chemicals team releases pigeons during the grundbreaking ceremony
(Picture: ASK Chemicals)

Pune/India – ASK chemicals opens a new chapter in the company's German–Indian cooperation: The company builds a new 12,000 m² production plant for binding agents, intermediaries and other process aids for the Indian foundry industry. A production begin is scheduled for 2014. This step shall help to access a major Asian market for metal and foundry process aids, the company explained.

Growing Faster than the Market

“We want to grow faster than the Indian market,” explains Stefan Sommer, CEO of ASK Chemicals. The Indian market with its dynamic steel industry could become a keytstone in the strategic plans of ASK. “I am confident that the Indian foundry industry will profit from our long–time experience and our know how of key technologies,” Sommer stated. ASK India will have access to all knowledge and products of the ASK Group network.

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