Cryolor recently announced the formal inauguration of its new cryogenic equipment manufacturing plant in Chennai, southern India, having commenced production in November 2010.

With the first cryogenic tanks now ready for dispatch to its customers, Cryolor plans a grand ceremony on 20th May 2011.

Cryolor’s investment in this new state-of-the-art facility, with 15,000 m² surface area, has industrial stages similar to its European manufacturing plant, with improvements derived from its experience of more than 25 years. The new plant is capable of manufacturing 300 tanks per year, of different sizes.

For its inauguration event, Cryolor Asia Pacific will host numerous guests, including representative state officials from Europe and India, as well as many regional customers and partners.

Ravin Mirchandani, Managing Director of Cryolor Asia Pacific, indicated he was delighted to present his team and world class factory to the international gas industry. “Our facility has been built to be expanded and easily scaled up in size in the future. We are looking forward to offering our full product range to meet the requirements of our industrial gas and LNG industry customers in the region.”

Hadi MOUSSAVI, Managing Director of the Cryolor group, said, “This new investment will allow us to be closer to our customers, and to reinforce our market position in the spectacularly growing Asia Pacific. All products manufactured and services proposed by Cryolor Asia Pacific will comply with Cryolor’s ‘best in class’ safety and quality standards that provide the value for customer we are known for.”