manufacturer, and supplier of lead-acid battery separators, Daramic on Monday
said it has doubled production capacity at its manufacturing plant at Dahej in
The plant has
expanded from two to four production lines in four years due to the growing
demand from India and neighbouring markets, the company said in a statement.
The expansion to four production lines will significantly increase output,
enabling the company to meet the full demand of Indian customers locally, while
helping customers smooth out global supply chain challenges that they are
currently facing, said Daramic, which is a part of Japan's Asahi Kasei Group
firm. With this Daramic's production capacity is now more than 80 million
equivalent square metres per year with a mix of auto and industrial separator
production from the four lines at Gujarat.
As the 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
expanded capacity at the Dahej plant will be leveraged to enhance output and
market presence in India, Schuchmann said. He added that the company's Dahej
plant is equipped to develop separators for batteries that meet modern
requirements and create separator solutions that drive innovative market
opportunities. Besides the plant which was set up in 2017, the company also has
an R&D center at Dahej besides a finishing plant in Himachal Pradesh.
Globally, it has manufacturing facilities in the US, France, Germany, China,
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