Astra Chemtech, one of the leading manufacturers of water-based adhesives and hot melt adhesives, will exhibit for the first time at Printpack India 2019 in Greater Noida. The company also manufactures textile binders, waterproofing materials, and varnishes. It started manufacturing water-based adhesives since 2000 and started production of hotmelt adhesives last year.
Its manufacturing facilities are located at MIDC Tarapur, in Maharashtra. The hotmelt plant is spread across 2200 square meters (25,000 square feet built-up area) with a manufacturing capacity of 5000 MTPA. Besides, the company also has a 3300 square meter (50,000 square feet built-up area) factory for manufacturing water-based adhesives with an installed capacity of 24,000 MTPA. In addition, Astra manufactures solvent-based adhesives, PU-based adhesives and UV varnishes.
Its water-based adhesives and water-based PSAs have been in the market for the past 18-20 years. At Printpack, the company will demonstrate most of its solutions offered to the printing and packaging industries. It also looks to use this opportunity to highlight its strengths in the hotmelt segment. This is Astra’s first participation at Printpack 2019 and it aims to meet as many potential customers as possible at the event.