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In document HIMACHAL PRADESH - IBEF (Page 38-50)

Key players in the food procurement and processing segments

Cremica Foods Cremica Foods is commissioning a plant at Tahliwal Industrial Area, Una, for manufacturing biscuits and Indian snack foods; it is a 100 per cent automated facility with a monthly manufacturing capacity of 5,000 tonnes of biscuits.

Adani Agri Fresh Adani Agri Fresh has set up three controlled atmosphere storage units with an investment of US$ 33 million and capacity of 6,000 metric tonnes each; involved in procurement, storage and transportation of apples, apricots and vegetables; it procured about 24,000 metric tonnes of apples in 2007-08 for storage as well as spot sales.

Reliance Reliance Retail has created a supply chain for procurement of apples, peaches, apricots and vegetables.

Dharampal Satyapal Group

Diversified conglomerate with presence in chewing tobacco, spices, beverages and hospitality;

the group has two plants in Baddi, Himachal Pradesh; produces ―Catch‖ brand of mineral water at its Kullu facility and ―Pass Pass‖ mouth freshener.

Pharmaceutical industry in Himachal Pradesh

Among the fastest growing regions for the pharmaceutical industry in India, driven by the incentives announced by the state

government in its Industrial Policy, 2004

Around 300 pharmaceutical companies have set up operations, including Ranbaxy, Dr.

Reddy‘s, Morepen, Torrent

Key players

Ranbaxy Laboratories

Cipla

Torrent Pharmaceuticals

Overview

Key players in the pharmaceutical segment

Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited

Among India‘s leading pharmaceutical companies with business operations in 40 countries and manufacturing facilities in six countries

It has a manufacturing facility at Paonta Sahib, district Sirmaur; manufactures fermentation- based products such as Lovastatin and Pravastatin

In 2008, Japanese conglomerate Daiichi Sankyo became the largest shareholder in Ranbaxy. In July 2009, Ranbaxy announced that it would set up another plant in Solan district with an outlay of US$ 7.3 million

Cipla One of the largest product portfolios with over 1,000 products

Cipla established one manufacturing facility at Baddi at an investment of roughly US$ 11 million in 2005; the unit manufactures bulk drugs, tablets and capsules, creams, aerosols/inhalation devices and injections/sterile solutions

Torrent Pharma Limited

One of the largest pharmaceutical players in the domestic market

Commissioned a new formulation manufacturing facility at Baddi in November 2005 with an investment of US$ 30.6 million; has a capacity to manufacture 3,600 million tablets, 400 million capsules and 18 million oral liquid bottles per annum; recently, the manufacturing capacity at the Baddi facility has been increased by around 30 per cent to meet the increased export demand

Textiles industry in Himachal Pradesh

The textiles Industry in Himachal Pradesh is mainly focussed on spinning yarns; some companies such as Vardhman are also engaged in weaving and dyeing

Textile industry grew at a CAGR of 2.78 per cent CAGR between 2002 and 2005

Handloom and carpet weaving have mainly developed as small-scale industries

Key players

• Birla Textile Mills

• Winsome

• Vardhman

• Malwa Cotton

Overview

Key players in textiles industry

Malwa Cotton Spinning Mills Subsidiary of VSO Group,

Facility at Paonta Sahib manufactures cotton, acrylic, polyester and viscose Vardhman Group The group has three state-of-the-art spinning facilities at Baddi with a combined

installed capacity of over 240,000 spindles; products include yarns, fabrics, sewing threads and fibre; amongst the largest producers and exporters of yarns and grey woven fabrics, tyre cord yarns and sewing threads

Winsome Group The group has a spinning facility at Baddi; the yarns are produced in a variety of shades in melange, package dyed, and fibre-dyed yarns

Plans to expand its spinning capacity by 13,000 spindles and dyeing capacity by 10 tonnes per day; expansion plans announced in August 2009 involve expenditure of about US$ 31 million

Birla Textile Mills Division of Chambal Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited, a flagship company of the KK Birla Group of companies; Baddi plant has an installed capacity of more than 80,000 spindles

Light engineering goods industry in Himachal Pradesh

Light engineering goods industry in Himachal Pradesh includes precision engineering

components, automotive components, steel and steel fabrication units, cylinder manufacturing

Kala Amb in Paonta Sahib has a large number of steel fabrication mills

Automotive component units are mainly based in Parwanoo (Solan district)

International Cars and Motors Limited has a factory at Una

Key players

• Gabriel

• Purolator

• International Cars and Motors Ltd

• International Cylinders Ltd

Overview

Key players in light engineering industry

Gabriel India Flagship company of the US$ 400 million Anand Automotive Group; manufactures ride control systems and engine bearings; supplies to all three segments of the market–original equipment, aftermarket and exports; produces 20 million units per annum

In November 2008, the company started operations at the Parwanoo plant; Manufactures shock absorbers and components for two-wheelers; annual capacity of 2.4 million shock absorbers and 400,000 struts

Mahle Filter Systems India Limited

Joint venture between Anand Group and Arvin Meritor (US); one of the largest producers and exporters of air, oil and hydraulic filters in the country

Clients are from automotive, railways and aviation industries

The company is setting up its second plant at Parwanoo and production will begin in February 2010; annual capacity of 22 million filters

International Tractors Group company of the US$ 285 million Sonalika Group

Sells multi-utility vehicles under the brand name Rhino; has an installed capacity of 2,000 vehicles per month; state-of-the-art facility at Una; has technical collaboration agreement with MG Rover of the UK

Cement industry in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh has ample availability of quality limestone; the state supplies almost half of its cement produced to other states

Three new cement plants are being operated by Larsen and Toubro, Grasim Industries and Harish Chandra Limited

MoUs have been signed by India Cement Limited, Lafarge India Limited and JP Industries to establish three additional cement plants

Key players

• ACC

• Ambuja Cements

Overview

Key players in cement industry in Himachal Pradesh

ACC One of India‘s foremost manufacturers of cement and concrete with 14 factories; set up a 3.52 combined MTPA capacity plants at Gagal, Bilaspur; clinker and cement grinding augmentation completed and capacity has further increased to 4.4 MTPA

In September 2009, the state allowed ACC to generate electricity using the waste exhaust from kiln gases, an environmentally-friendly method.

Ambuja Cements Among the large cement companies in India; annual capacity of 16 million tonnes; installed capacity of 2 MTPA in Darlaghat (Solan district)

At end of 2008, the company announced a US$ 760 million expansion program; Capacity of the company‘s Nalagarh grinding plant to be expanded by 1.5 million tonnes and a new clinker unit to be set up in Rauri with a capacity of 2.2 million tonnes.

IT and electronics industry in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh‘s IT policy and the incentives offered to the IT industry are aimed at

promoting the state as an attractive destination for the industry.

The state has proposed to set up software technology parks; several incentives are being offered to IT firms; attractive packages for investment proposals above US$ 2.5 million

The state has launched a venture capital fund dedicated to the IT industry with a corpus of roughly US$ 4.8 million, funded jointly by Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) and other state government agencies.

Key players

• Himachal Futuristic Communication Ltd

• Microtek International

Overview

Key players in IT and electronics industry

Himachal Futuristic Communications Limited

HFCL is a leading telecom equipment manufacturer — particularly transmission equipment, optical fibre cables, accessories and terminal equipment

Two facilities at Solan with 1,500 professionals; among the first Indian telecommunication companies to have successfully subscribed a GDR issue

The company is working on product development in areas such as IPDSLAM, Wi-Max, GPON, high-speed IP infrastructure, mobility and system integration Microtek International IT peripherals and power products company; has set up a motherboard

manufacturing facility at Parwanoo with a capacity of 50,000 motherboards per month

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