“Klüber Lubrication India inaugurates new plant at Mysore”

Germany-based Klüber Lubrication India Pvt Ltd which is a part of the Freudenberg Chemical Specialities (FCS), has inaugurated its state-of-the-art laboratories, production & warehousing facilities in their existing site at Mysore. FCS was one of the first to introduce speciality chemical solutions to the Indian market through its global brands Klüber Lubrication, OKS, Chem-Trend and Sur-Tec.

The new facility has been built with an investment of Rs135 crore and will cater to various applications in the automotive, food, cement, steel, textile, and general industries for both domestic as well as global markets.

Covering a surface area of 17,000 square meters on a site of around 40,000 square meters, the expanded facilities will make the Mysore plant one of the biggest of its kind in the FCS world. The new site will become a hub for innovation with its comprehensive test facility and R&D center, catering to the needs of Asia Pacific for speciality lubricants, release agents and maintenance products.

The site will have manufacturing facilities for speciality lubricating oils, greases, pastes, aerosols and release agents across Klüber Lubrication, OKS and Chem-Trend brands.

Jagadesh Rudriah Channiah, Director Production & Technology, Klüber Lubrication India said, "To serve the markets we are in, we need quick response time, advanced R&D and test capabilities to meet the changing requirements of the industry. Our new facility will help us in doing this and be closer to our customers."

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