Dow Corning, a global leader in silicon-based technology and innovation, recently inaugurated its new India Distribution Center (IDC) in Panvel, Maharashtra.The IDC is a state of the art seven-level storage facility located at the CCI Logistics Park and promises to significantly enhance Dow Corning’s ability to servecustomer needs across the country. The new facility can be scaled up to cater to future business demand.
Speaking on the development, Diane Kelly (Dow Corning’s President for the India and ASEAN regions) said, “World over Dow Corning is committed to meeting the needs of its customers. The strategic location of our new world class distribution center will ensure better compliance, safety, productivity and timeliness of delivery. This is a significant step towards meeting the growing customer needs for silicone products and services around the country”.
The IDC adheres to high safety standards, and has equipment such as foam based water sprinkler (in-rack and roof), smoke / beam detector, spill containment pit and fire alarms systems, all of which help in mitigating the risk involved in handling chemicals. In addition, advanced material handling equipments such as reach trucks, dock levelers, scissor lifts and stackers have been deployed. This in turn will ensure safe and efficient operations, which means uninterrupted service to our customers.
The IIDC also facilitates bond-to-bond sale providing duty benefits to customers in exempted zones such as Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and Export Oriented Units (EOUs).
Silicones contribute to improving the quality of our lives, advance innovation, enable performance, speed and simplify manufacturing, increase productivity, contribute to industrial growth, and help preserve our natural resources.Across the globe, and in India, silicone materials meet society’s needs, solve processing problems, and give manufacturers competitive advantages across various industries such as automotive, beauty and personal care, electronics, construction, textiles and renewable energy.
About Dow Corning
Dow Corning http://www.dowcorning.com provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company’s Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is a joint venture equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning’s annual sales are outside the United States.
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