Almatis ups Indian tabular alumina capacity
Published: Monday, 02 October 2017
The installation of a tabular alumina converter is crucial to ensure continuous expansion in the Indian market.
Germany-headquartered speciality alumina producer Almatis is
expanding the capacity of its plant in Falta, India, as it
seeks to expand its presence in the local market.
A tabular alumina converter will be installed at the facility
– which Almatis first opened in 1995 to serve Indian
"Making our Falta plant a fully backward integrated tabular
production facility expands our tabular capacity and
strategically locates production near a growing market that is
very important to Almatis’ future," Almatis, chief
commercial officer, Stefan Rieder said in a statement.
Indian-produced tabular alumina from the Falta plant is
supplied to the local refractory, ceramics and polishing
Falta is one of 11 production operations Almatis runs
worldwide, between Asia, Europe and North America.