Finolex Industries to Make Lubrizol's FlowGuard CPVC Pipes in India
Pune, India: The US-based Lubrizol Corporation has announced that it has joined hands with Finolex Industries Limited for the manufacturing & sale of Finolex FlowGuard Plus pipes and fittings in India. The product will be launched in the market by Finolex Industries Limited in March 2017 and will gratify to the building and construction industry.

"Lubrizol is committed to supplying the highest quality CPVC compounds to service the Indian hot & cold water plumbing markets. Our partnership with Finolex Industries highlights the need and importance of quality CPVC pipes and fittings made from timetested CPVC compounds provided by Lubrizol. Since January 2016, we have been manufacturing these global quality materials from a state-of-the art plant in Dahej, Gujarat. Our association with Finolex will further reinforce FlowGuard's commitment to delivering reliability in India through Finolex's wide spread network in the country," expounded Matthew Timmons, Managing Director, Lubrizol Advanced Materials India Pvt Ltd.

Lubr izol Cor poration presented the robust CPVC mater ial into India nearly two decades ago. In January 2016, Lubrizol opened its CPVC compounding plant in Dahej, which involved an investment of about 325 crores.

"Since we presented FlowGuard to the Indian market, we remained committed through our support of processors who continue to benefit from our more than 50 years of expertise in manufacturing and compounding. Furthermore, with the government's recent focus on housing for all, the infrastructure status given to real estate, loans offered at cheaper rates, introduction of the Real Estate Regulatory Act (RERA), GST & many other initiatives, the need for quality products to be used in the countr y is greater than ever," supposed Timmons.

Prakash Chhabria, Executive Chairman of Finolex Industries Limited, further, “We are dedicated to strengthening the plumbing industry through our association with Lubrizol falls in line with the culture of Finolex Industries in providing quality products 'Made in India' for the Indian market. We are assertive about Lubrizol’s global expertise in compounding and appreciate the work done by them in shifting the plumbing industry from metal-based to CPVC–based piping. With FlowGuard's raw material and support, our track record of providing superior products for Indian market gets reinforced. We look forward to a positive partnership."