Monday, January 18, 2016

Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals (GSFC) launched revolutionary GUJCON – CRF and GUJCON – PRF products in Mumbai

  • Aims to leverage opportunities in construction and infrastructure sectors in India and overseas markets.
  • Scouts for global exports opportunities for ‘GUJCON - CRF & GUJCON -  PRF’
Mumbai, January 16, 2016: Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd. (GSFC) [BSE Code: 500690 & NSE Symbol: GSFC], a leading multi-products and multi-locational Company that is revolutionizing the business of Fertilizers and Industrial Chemicals, has innovated and pioneered yet another revolutionary product GUJCON-CRF & GUJCON-PRF. The Company launched this product in Mumbai in a Road Show.
The grand launch witnessed many eminent builders, architects, dealers & suppliers of construction materials and speciality chemicals. Dr S.K. Nanda (IAS), Chairman and Managing Director, GSFC and renowned Bollywood star Mr. Akshay Khanna, brand ambassador for GUJCON-CRF & GUJCON-PRF, were also present at the event.
During the launch of its flagship GUJCON – CRF and GUJCON – PRF, in Mumbai, said Dr. S. K. Nanda, Chairman and Managing Director, GSFC, “GUJCON CRF & GUJCON PRF virgin Nylon-6 fibres are the latest in the legacy of GSFC innovative products. These fibres are revolution in buildings as well as Road Infrastructure for providing secondary reinforcement in all construction applications.Going forward, amid our various expansion plans, Nylon – 6 fibre expansion will remain on forefront.”
GUJCON CRF & PRF Polyamide-6 (Nylon-6) Fibres are a breakthrough in the construction and infrastructure industry. A 100 gm pack is to be added per 50 kg cement for imparting secondary reinforcement in all cement based structures. The products increase the serviceability, durability and life of the structures by preventing occurrence of shrinkage cracks and water seepage and by enhancing performance properties viz. wear/impact/shock load /abrasion resistance. 
Said Mr Akshay Khanna, Eminent Actor and a Brand Ambassador for GUJCON – CRF and GUJCON – PRF products of GSFC, “I am delighted to launch GUJCON -CRF &GUJCON - PRF in western Indian markets of India. This innovative product by GSFC helps enhance the aesthetic value of a structure by ensuring better surface finish. Not just that, they help in saving cost by drastically reducing rebound loss but are also  ideal materials in applications including RCC, PCC, Roads, Bridges, Airport Runway, Water Retaining Structures; Pre cast concrete structures, and so on.”
A further, said Dr Nanda, “Secondary fibre reinforcement in the construction space is still in nascent state in India in comparison with developed countries. But, with increasing level of consumer awareness, its demand is now beginning to pick up in the country.  We recently exported the first consignment of Nylon- 6 to Myanmar and we have geared up to harvest this field of opportunities by offering high quality patented products. Similar products are available in only USA, Belgium and India is the third one.”
Highlights of GUJCON CRF & PRF:
  • GUJCON CRF & PRF is a patented quality product of Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd.
  • Has been tested and approved by various research institutions including Central Road Research Institute, Gujarat Engineering Research Institute (GERI) and more.
  • Successfully done application trials of GUJCON CRF in rigid pavement at Godhra-Dahod highway and Ahmedabad-Vadodara national highway in Gujarat. National Highway Authority Of India (NHAI) is likely to use GUJCON CRF in its forthcoming projects.

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