Indian Peroxide Limited (IPL), one of India’s major manufacturers and suppliers of specialty chemicals, has commissioned its new hydrogen peroxide plant complex in Gujarat, India. The state-of-the-art manufacturing facility produces industrial grade, premium quality and environment-friendly hydrogen peroxide () using Swedish technology provided by EB Nuberg that ensures highest quality standard production process to deliver premium quality hydrogen peroxide.
The chemical complex is spread across 150000 sqm which makes it is one of the biggest hydrogen peroxide manufacturing facilities in India. It has an annual production capacity of 45000 tons and manufactured its first commercial delivery on 10th October 2018. With a focus on the environment, IPL uses Zero Waste Discharge Process. This allows recycling of water and chemicals leaving no wastage of liquid in the whole production process. The chemical produced will be supplied through 35 kg and 50 kg carboys and tanker transport system of 20-25 ton capacity.
IPL also plans to invest Rs. 750 Cr in next 3-5 years including capacity expansion for other chemical units to leverage synergy with the new H2O2 plant.
The plant aims to serve the increasing local demand primarily for premium quality and high concentration grades of hydrogen peroxide used in demanding applications for the paper & pulp, textile, and wastewater treatment industries among other applications across different industries. The new plant is also expected to save a significant part of hydrogen peroxide imports into India. In 2017, India imported about 25% of its total hydrogen peroxide consumption.