Jacobs awarded EPCM contract paints plant in India

Jacobs awarded EPCM contract for paints plant in India

9:44 AM, 2nd December 2015
Jacobs awarded EPCM contract for paints plant in India

PASADENA, US: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc said that it has received a contract from Asian Paints Limited (APL) to provide engineering, procurement and construction management (EPC) services for a greenfield paint plant in India. The contract duration is 37 months.

When complete, the new paint plant is expected to produce 300,000 kilo litre per annum of decorative paints. The plant is a key component of APL’s expansion programme in India.

“We are delighted to expand our relationship with APL as it continues to invest in this region. I’m confident our global experience in the chemical industry combined with our strong local knowledge can contribute significant value to this strategically important facility,” said Gary Mandel, president, petroleum and chemicals, Jacobs.

APL is India’s largest and Asia’s third largest paints company, with 26 manufacturing plants in operation in India and around the world, Jacobs said.

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