GSFC inaugurates its fully drawn yarn units at its fibre plant in Surat

YarnsandFibers News Bureau 2015-09-04 15:00:00 – Surat

Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd (GSFC) inaugurated its fully drawn yarn (FDY) unit at its fibre plant in Kosamba in Surat, having a capacity of 2625 metric tonne per annum (MTPA). GSFC expects the new plant to increase the turnover by approximately Rs 70 crores to the company's top line. Under the present competitive market of Nylon filament yarn, GSFC will achieve new milestones with the production of newly installed FDY plant.

Dr S K Nanda, CMD, Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals, said that the company was committed to make fibre unit more profit making division. For this, the company has decided to set up a new partially oriented yarn (POY) line with advance technology for the production of Gujnyl, GSFC's Nylon filament yarn brand, so that production capacity and turnover of the same can be increased.

Moreover GSFC has also decided to install high speed spinning chips plant of 30,000 MTPA capacity at Kosamba. Besides, with the sales of Gujcon CRF and PRF, the company through these developments is aiming to generate Rs 1000 crores in turnover of fibre unit.

GSFC has two caprolactam plants having rated capacities of 20000 TPA and 50000 TPA. The main raw materials are Benzene, Oleum, Ammonia, Carbon dioxide, Synthesis Gas, Sulphur dioxide, Caustic soda and Sulphuric acid. Caprolactam is a base material for manufacture of Nylon-6. Its applications are in the manufacture of Nylon-6 fibres for textile and tyre cord.

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