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EPOXY HARDENERS AND ADHESIVE By Ark Golden India Private Limited

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We “Ark Golden India Private Limited” are a leading Manufacturer, Exporter and Wholesaler of a wide range of Specialty Epoxies : Advanced Technology, New Phenalkamine, Epoxy Hardeners. etc.

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EPOXY HARDENERS AND ADHESIVE By Ark Golden India Private Limited

  1. 1. Dr. Pradeep Agarwal Chairman & Managing Director
  2. 2. HISTORY AND OVERVIEW Structure of the company Ark Golden India Pvt. Ltd. is wholly owned by Agarwal group Operations of the company Entire operations of the company is managed by Dr. Pradeep Agarwal, CEO & Managing Director. Company incorporated in May 2003, Plant commissioned in 2004, Production stabilized and product established in the market in 2005-06 Marketing of the company Direct marketing by the company at present Financing of project Self Financed
  3. 3. The fact is that an architect of Ark establishments, Dr. Pradeep Agarwal, CMD of the company had a vision to produce Phenalkamine hardeners at a lowest price globally and fulfilled his dream after 25 years of his dedicated experience in the field of epoxy resins and hardeners for various aspects of its development, application and marketing. He has proven track record for commercializing phenalkamines right from Idea generation to establishing the project and markets with his well known global image. He had worked with Ciba Specialty Chemicals till 1998-99 as a R&D Head of Asia Pacific Region before venturing to his own Phenalkamine business. Ark is continuously engaged for further advancement of Phenalkamine technology to benefit customers. BACKGROUND
  4. 4. Details of Land and Building – Puducherry, India site Existing Land – 4500 sq. meter ; Existing Gardening – 2000 sq.mtr. Existing Building. - 500 sq meter, with facility of R&D, Pilot plant, and Plant Vadodara, Gujarat, India - New manufacturing site for specialty epoxies Land & building of > 13,000 sq. meter area is constructed and created new R&D center with future expansion plan at Vadodara, Gujarat. INFRASTUCTURE
  5. 5. PUDUCHERRY FACTORY SITE
  6. 6. RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT LAB
  7. 7. PILOT PLANT
  8. 8. VISITORS – JOTUN PAINTS, NORWAY
  9. 9. VISITORS – AKZO NOBEL, SINGAPORE
  10. 10. DOW CHEMICALS, HONGKONG
  11. 11. Details of Plant Capacity Existing production capacity - 3000 MT per annum Existing building infra-structure available to produce - 10000 MT per annum PLANT CAPACITY
  12. 12. Advantages • One of the largest source for good quality cashew crop and good yield of CNSL worldwide • Low Manpower and low equipment cost • Low freight cost – close to market of Asia Pacific region • High technology skill available at a lower price globally • Low project investment cost • Technology Pool • High GDP growth WHY INDIA ?
  13. 13. Major Location advantage - Minimum time to produce and market • Located in South India which is close to one of the raw material i.e. cashew crop ( CNSL) • Close to Chennai Port (< 150 kms.) - advantage for import and export • Low transportation cost – close to sea port • Easy access to raw materials, packing barrels, equipments and parts - close to metropolitan cities Chennai and Bangalore WHY PONDICHERRY ?
  14. 14. • Puducherry factory is located in South India close to Metropolitan cities of Chennai , Bangalore and Hyderabad. • Vadodara factory is located in West India close to Metropolitan cities of Mumbai and Delhi • Recognized as a registered manufacturer exporter in India. • Recognized as a manufacturers of Phenalkamine and specialty epoxy hardeners worldwide and established for the first time in India. • In-house self developed technology. • Complete focus and strong technical background of founder for more than 35 years for the development, manufacturing, marketing and application in the field of Phenalkamine and other specialty epoxy hardeners. • Meeting most of techno-commercial requirements for the success of the project. WHY ARK ?
  15. 15. Cashew crop (75 % shell) Cashew Nut Shell Liquid (CNSL) 25 % Cardanol ( 50 - 60 %) Residue (40 – 50 %) Mannich reaction (formaldehyde and amine) Phenalkamine Hardener Reaction with epichlorohydrin Epoxy resin (reactive diluent) Brake Lining (Friction dust) extraction distillation Value addition PROCESS FLOW CHART “PHENALKAMINE”
  16. 16. A unique hardener with inherent property for curing epoxy resins at low temperatures down to 0oC under high humidity with flexibility and surface tolerance properties hence advantages over existing products in the field of mainly MARINE & PROTECTIVE EPOXY COATINGS GLOBAL MARKET Mainly due to new areas of applications in protective coatings etc. with technical advantages over polyamides and polyamines. Due to lower price of ‘Ark’ new phenalkamine over exsisting products. No other cost effective epoxy hardener available with inherent characteristics of new Phenalkamines at present. NEW PHENALKAMINES
  17. 17. FUTURE NEED OF THE CUSTOMERS TECHNICAL : LOW VISCOSITY LIGHT COLOUR FAST DRYING BLUSH FREE PERFORMANCE GOOD ADHESION WITH FLEXIBILITY HIGH SOLIDS CONSISTENCY IN PRODUCT QUALITY COMMERCIAL : LOW COST, SMOOTH AND REGULAR SUPPLIES TECHNO-COMMERCIAL REQUIREMENTS
  18. 18. Technical Competitiveness • Deeper understanding about Mannich base reactions and performance properties of coatings. • Knowledge about cardanol chemistry and reaction of cardanol with amine and formaldehyde . • Understanding of good manufacturing practices with safety parameters. • Thorough knowledge and expertise for the development of new epoxy resins and hardeners in the field of coatings and adhesives. • Adequate R&D facilities for developing innovative product as per specific customer requirements and quality control testing facilities. • Ability to meet technical requirements of future coating industries. SUCCESS PARAMETERS - TECHNICAL (R&D)
  19. 19. SUCCESS PARAMETERS - COMMERCIAL Commercial competitiveness GLOBALLY COMPETITIVE – COST EFFECTIVENESS • Good packaging for leak proof finished product • Lowest raw material cost • Lowest transportation cost • Time to market – minimum • Manufacturing location - Close to Sea Port – for exports and imports - Close to Market
  20. 20. • Looking to the untapped large potential of domestic market, Ark took the lead in India to introduce and establish phenalkamines in 2005 with key customers like Berger Paints, Shalimar Paints, Asian Paints, Kansai Nerolac Paints etc. after their long term performance results. • Many of key global paint manufacturers including 3M, International Paints, RPM group, have now established and switched over their formulations from polyamides or conventional phenalkamines to ‘Ark ‘ new phenalkamines and specialty epoxy hardeners due to various technical inputs provided by Ark to these customers. Strong technical background of Ark helped key customers to switch over their product line for both technical and commercial benefits. MARKET SCENARIO
  21. 21.  CRISIL Rating – Rated as “High Performance Capability and High Financial Strength” and awarded as “Highest Level of Creditworthiness , adjudged in relation to other SMEs in India consistently for past 8 years  Created history to establish and commercialize Phenalkamine epoxy hardeners for the first time in India and recognized globally instead of small and new entrant  Set an example in India to create best value addition from cashew shell and made lowest cost epoxy hardener in India  Zero complaint both in terms of technical and commercial supplies till date  Developed new innovative product line for specialty epoxy hardeners  Enjoying best reputation to maintain consistency in quality globally  Growing exponentially with focused efforts in the field of epoxies  High value with lowest investment and self developed world class technologies with proven performance in the field of epoxies  World’s largest MNC’s have taken keen interest in our company for cooperation ACHIEVEMENTS
  22. 22. • CRISIL Rating as " High Performance Capability and High Financial Strength" continuously each year since 2010 • CRISIL Rating as 'HIGH' level of creditworthiness, adjudged in relation to other SMEs in 2017 • ISG Winner as 'Emerging Entrepreneurs of India' by NDTV PROFIT and INDIA SME FORUM in 2017 • "Indian Achievers' Award for Business Excellence in 2017 • "Fastest Growing Indian Company Excellence Award" at International Achievers Conference
  23. 23.  To delight our esteemed customers through continuous innovative product and process development with cost effectiveness  To establish long term presence with high image and repute in the global market through ZERO complaints both in terms of technical and commercial supplies VISION ‘Ark’
  24. 24. NEW PHENALKAMINES RAPID EPOXY HARDENERS TOP & FLOOR COAT EPOXY HARDENERS SPECIALTY EPOXIES : ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY • Aqua Ark water based Epoxy system • Food Grade Epoxy system • Under water Epoxy system • New Rapid Non–Mercaptan Epoxy system

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