India’s first completely integrated membrane manufacturing plant by Ion Exchange (India) Ltd. Inaugurated

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Goa:Pioneers in water treatment and India’s premier water and environment management company, Ion Exchange (India) Limited today inaugurated India’s first state-of-the-art, completely integrated and automated Reverse Osmosis membrane manufacturing plant at Verna Industrial Estate, in Goa, India. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated the plant with much enthusiasm and interest. The plant has been set up with an objective to provide India’s water treatment industry and global OEMs a range of quality Reverse Osmosis membranes for water and waste water applications.

Known to be the first company in India to apply Reverse Osmosis system as a complimentary process to Ion Exchange resin technology, Ion Exchange has undertaken indigenous research and development to develop Reverse Osmosis membranes based on composite polyamide technology. The company has invested over Rs. 50 crores in order to set up India’s first modern Reverse Osmosis membrane manufacturing plant and aims to garner 20% market share in the next three years. The plant will have the capacity to meet the domestic demand and also meet export obligations.

Speaking on the inauguration, Rajesh Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director of Ion Exchange (India) Ltd. said, “Setting up of this sophisticated Reverse Osmosis manufacturing plant in the state of Goa, India is one more step towards our commitment in providing world-class technology and solutions for Total Water and Environment Management for industries, homes and communities. This initiative will reduce dependence on imported membranes and also earn valuable foreign exchange through exports. Thus the integrated Reverse Osmosis plant will prove to be of great importance for the water treatment industry and our nation.

With over 50 years of expertise, Ion Exchange (India) is among the few companies worldwide with an entire range of technologies, processes, products and services catering to every sector – industrial, institutional, municipal and households – urban and rural.