1/12/10 - DCW Limited has entered into a Technical Licence Agreement with Arkema, France, Europe's Leading producer of Vinyl Products.
DCW intends to set up a state of art Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride Resin(CPVC Resin) plant with ARKEMA's licenced technology to manufacture 10000TPA of CPVC Resin & 12000TPA of CPVC Compound at its Sahupuram Complex in Tamil Nadu.
DCW Limited will be the first Indian producer of Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chlroide resin and compound CPVC is specialized polymer used for hot and cold plumbing & Industrial applications CPVC is at present 100% imported in this country.
The Plant which is expected to be commisioned in about 2 years time will be a synergistic value addition to DCW's PVC Resin & CHlor-Alkali Business.
14/10/10 - DCW Limiited has entered into a Technical Licence and Support Agreement with Rockwood Italia (Italy), a leading producer of synthetic iron oxides.
DCW intends to incorporate Rockwood's licenced technology in the establishment of a 31000 PMT per anum stat of art synthetic iron oxide plant at its Beneficiated limenite plant as feedstock
The plant which is expected to be commissioned in about 2 years time will be the only one of its kind in the Indian Sub-continent and will be eco-friendly with zero Discharge . Synthetic iron oxide Pigments are used in the construction and coating /Paint industry.
Rockwood has also entered into an Off-take Agreement with DCW to buy upto 50% of the output from the proposed plant.
6/5/10 DCW Awarded Best Managed CHlor-Alkali Plant by Alkali Manufacturer's Association of India.