Milestones – Heubach India

This plan strengthens the synergy between access to latest technologies and the now global presence of Heubach.

It foresees the development of several new factories and production facilities for a diversified and comprehensive range of organic and inorganic pigment lines as documented in the list of achievements of the "Pigment 2000" - concept so far:

  • 1994

    Foundation of Heubach Colour Pvt. Ltd. at Ankleshwar in Gujarat


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    1995

    Start-up of Heubach‘s first Indian plant for Phthalocyanine Green.

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    1997

    Two-fold capacity expansion of Phthalocyanine Green pigment


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    1998

    ISO 9001 certification awarded to Heubach Colour


  • 1999

    After only 18 months of construction, Heubach inaugurates its newly built Phthalocyanine-Blue factory in India.


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    2001

    Start-up of new operation for Indanthrone Blue (PB 60) and brominated Phthalogreen (PG 36) in India.


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    2003-04

    Start-up of High Performance Operation II (Red & HPP Yellow)


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    2006

    Start-up of High Performance Operation III (DPP Reds & QA's for Inks, Coatings & Plastics)


  • 2007

    Heubach India acquires Avecia business

    Started QA Plant

    Started Marketing in Rest of the World Countries from India

    Heubach Research Center started under the leadership of Dr. Jan Dobrovolny at Pardubice, Czech Republic


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    2008

    Full production of HPPs across different Chemistries

    Development of additives like Hyperdispersant and Synergists for Inks and Coatings


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    2009

    Introduction of Heucoplast - Pigment mono concentrates based on indigenous flush technology for Plastic sector

    Introduction of Heucojet – Pigment dispersion for Inkjet applications


  • 2010

    Introduction of Aquis I- Pigment Preparations for Water Based Decorative Coatings

    Introduction of Monolite TR- Solid Pigment Dispersions for Refinish and Industrial Coatings


  • 2012

    Introduction of Monolite Universal Stainers and Machine Colorants

    Inauguration of new Blue 60 plant (HPP Blue)


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    2013

    Announcement of Heubach Toyo JV Company

    Expansion of QA Capacities


  • 2014

    Capacity Expansion of Phthalo Crude production in India.
    New Joint venture plant for AZO Pigments in collaboration with Toyo Limited, Japan.


  • 2015

    Capacity enhancement of Quinacridone pigments by de-bottlenecking.


  • 2016

    Energy conservation projects / Wind mill.


  • 2017

    New Green Firled expanasion.