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Skipper Limited installs one of India's largest galvanizing plants in Uluberia (WB)

Jan 21, 2016

  • The galvanizing plant will enhance Skipper Limited's manufacturing capacity in transmission Towers & Poles
  • The plant has a galvanizing capacity of 8000 tonnes per month

Mumbai, 21 January 2016: Skipper Limited, one of the market leaders in the power transmission business in India, sets up one of India's largest galvanizing plant in Uluberia (West Bengal). The plant will be dedicated towards structures which are 2.5m in diameter and 12 m length. The plant will have a galvanizing capacity of 8000 tonnes per month. It will enhance Skipper Limited's manufacturing capacity in Towers & Monopoles of the highest size.

Sharing his thoughts on the occasion Mr. Devesh Bansal, Director, Skipper Ltd. said, "At Skipper Limited we are constantly in pursuit of innovation and have dedicated our resources to expand our cutting-edge products and value added propositions to the rest of the country."

"Our strong presence in the Indian as well as International markets has enabled us to expand our manufacturing capacity. We are proud to own one of India's largest galvanizing plant in Uluberia. The plant is a milestone moving towards our objective of being an organization focused on providing products and services catering to the need of the hour for the power industry in India. Increase in investment by the government and favorable regulatory policies for the power sector have been motives for us to expand our capacity and cater to supply." he added.

By enhancing their manufacturing capacity in Towers & Poles, Skipper Limited aims to support the Prime Minister's initiative of 'Make In India'. With this policy, India will be the next manufacturing hub and a competitive market globally. Skipper Limited is the fastest growing companies in the Power & PVC pipes segment in India. Currently the company has a manufacturing capacity of approx. 200,000 MT in Power T&D and 35,000 MT in PVC Pipes in India.

The company has 5 state-of-the-art construction manufacturing facilities in Uluberia, Junglepore, Ahmedabad and Guwahati. The 2 under construction units are in Hyderabad and Sikandrabad.

ABOUT SKIPPER LIMITED

Skipper Limited established in 1981 is one of the leading companies in the Power Transmission & Distribution and the PVC pipes segment. With over 30 years of domain knowledge it is ranked third in India and tenth globally basis the manufacturing capacity. Skipper differentiates its offerings with high quality but cost effective solution for infrastructure providers and telecom operators.

Its international footprint spans across continents such as Latin America, Europe, Africa and is spread across 20 countries with presence across sub-segments such as towers, EPC, monopoles and poles. The company has been recently recognized as one of the fastest growing Transmission Tower companies in India on various forums.

Skipper Limited is a regional powerhouse in the PVC pipe business for Eastern India. Under the brand name of 'Skipper', the company manufactures premium quality PVC pipes which serve both the agricultural as well as plumbing sectors.

Skipper Limited is listed at BSE (538562) and NSE (Symbol: SKIPPER) in 2014 & 2015 respectively.

Media Contact:

Kalyan Saha
Senior Manager - Brand & Corporate Communications
Email Id : kalyan.saha@skipperlimited.com / 09830697779

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