DCM Shriram commissions Caustic Soda expansion project in Gujarat

DCM Shriram Ltd announced the successful commissioning of its Caustic Soda Expansion Project, adding 850 Tons Per Day (TPD) to its chemical complex at Jhagadia in Gujarat. With this, the company’s total installed capacity now stands at 2,225 TPD in Bharuch alone.

In a regulatory filing yesterday, DCM Shriram said, “We wish to inform you that the Company has commissioned its Caustic Soda Expansion Project of 850 TPD at its Chemical complex in Jhagadia, Bharuch Dist. Gujarat today i.e. May 3, 2024 10:00 am, taking the total installed capacity to 2225 TPD at Bharuch and the overall annual Caustic Soda capacity at both Bharuch and Kota locations to 1 million metric tonnes. With this project commissioning, Bharuch complex will be the single largest caustic soda complex in the country and thereby driving economies of scale.”

“We are the second largest caustic soda producer in the country and are bullish on the long term sustainable growth and profitability of our chlor-alkali business segment given its strong correlation with the GDP growth of the country. This project is a testament to our endeavor in building economies of scale, driving efficiencies and providing cutting edge technology & infrastructure. We are also in the advanced stages of commissioning Hydrogen Peroxide & Epichlorohydrin projects at this location,” the company said.


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