Asian Paints to expand its paint unit at Patancheru, near Hyderabad in Medak district of Andhra Pradesh. The project involves expanding Paint Unit [Paint 80,000 TPA to 1,00,000 TPA and Resins 20,000 TPA to 30,000 TPA (Emulsions)]. The total project cost is estimated at Rs. 150 million.
Asian Peroxides to expand hydrogen peroxide unit at Sullurpet in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. The project involves expanding the capacity of hydrogen peroxide from 14400 MTPA to 20,000 MTPA. The manufacturing process involves hydrogenation of Anthraquinone with hydrogen followed by oxidation to form anthraquinone and hydrogen peroxide. The H2O2 produced in the oxidizer is extracted with DM water.