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Balmer Lawrie’s Leather Chemicals Business launches new products and Technical Service Centre 10 March 2016
Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd., the highly diversified PSE under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoPNG), launched three new Beamhouse chemicals – Balchem WH, Balgreasol SOC and Balsyn BLS; four new Fatliquors under its popular brand ‘Balmol’ – Balmol JX20, Balmol BGII, Balmol CFO 4 and Balmol SFO EC and four new Syntans – Balsyn EAR, Balsyn CSE, Balsyn SO FF and Balfil OFB on 10th March 2016. The products were launched by Shri D Sothi Selvam, Director [Manufacturing Businesses] during a Technical Seminar organized at Hotel Gee Kay in Ranipet. Present on the occasion were senior officials of Balmer Lawrie, customers and dealers.
The new state-of-the art Technical Service Centre (TSC) at SIDCO Industrial Estate, SIPCOT, Ranipet was also inaugurated by Shri Sothi Selvam on the same day. Balmer Lawrie has four TSCs in the major leather clusters of the country, which is Kanpur, Kolkata, Ambur and Chennai. The new TSC at Ranipet is the largest, and is well equipped with modern additional facilities to cater to the leather tanneries in the region. The company is focused on product promotion and brand building programs to sustain its leadership position in the market and constantly provide high quality and cost effective tailor made solutions to the tanneries.
Balmer Lawrie is a market leader in Synthetic Fatliquor and has a major presence in Syntans. Key products include Synthetic and Semi Synthetic Fatliquors, Synthetic Tanning Agents, Leather Auxiliaries and Finishing Chemicals. Based on indigenous technology, Balmer Lawrie today manufactures and markets a wide range of chemicals under the brands “Balmol”, “Balsyn” and “Balzyme” for the Leather Industry at its modern manufacturing facility at Chennai. All its products meet the REACH norms. A highly competent team of Leather Technologists with support of the Product Development Centre provide customized solutions to the Leather Industry. Balmer Lawrie has done pioneering work in indigenizing the manufacture of leather chemicals which were hitherto imported, thereby providing cost effective solutions to the Leather Industry. The Company is a member of the Leather Working Group, which is a multi-stakeholder group that assesses the environmental compliance and performance capabilities of tanners and promotes sustainable and environment friendly business practices within the leather industry. Balmer Lawrie, a 149 years old conglomerate also holds the rare distinction of having earned profits year after year, without a single year of loss since inception.