The US headquartered, Lubrizol Corporation announced on Sunday the introduction of its advanced FlowGuard Plus pipe and fittings in the Chandigarh market comprising the northern states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir.
A press release issued after the event quoted Matthew Timmons, Managing Director, Lubrizol Advanced Materials India Private Limited who said that “We have continuously studied the construction industry in India and the growing demand for proven, quality products. In response to that demand, we have launched our new FlowGuardPlus pipe and fittings to better serve market preferences.” He said that high performance FlowGuard Plus plumbing pipe and fittings are engineered with Lubrizol’s specially formulated chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC). Among the advanced features that FlowGuard Plus delivers is a 25% higher pressure, the highest of any CPVC pipe available.
Currently, FlowGuard Plus is produced by Lubrizol’s two Indian manufacturing partners, Arshivad and Astral, from CPVC compounds produced in Europe and the United States. In the future, Lubrizol will provide the CPVC compounds from its new manufacturing facility currently under construction in Dahej, India. The plant is expected to begin compounding operation by mid-2015.
“Lubrizol Advanced Materials is always committed to supplying high quality chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) compound products to the market,” explained Manoj Dhar, Head of TempRite India.
With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, Lubrizol owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 7,500 employees worldwide.