Chemicals company SRF Ltd on May 11 said it’s going to sell engineering plastics enterprise to DSM for Rs 320 crore as part of a method to consciousness on core operation. The Gurugram-based SRF is a chemical-based multi-commercial enterprise entity engaged in manufacturing industrial and specialty intermediates.
The corporation has entered right into a definitive settlement to promote its engineering plastics business to DSM, the life sciences and substances sciences business enterprise, in an all-coins transaction, amounting to Rs 320 crore. SRF’s engineering plastics business manufactures more than one grade of engineering plastic compounds, catering to the automotive and electric industries.
“Today marks a huge milestone for our organization, as we take any other step alongside our strategic direction of specializing in our core corporations,” stated Ashish Bharat Ram, Managing Director, SRF. While the engineering plastics commercial enterprise has been a profitable and area of interest enterprise for us, we felt that scaling it right into a big commercial enterprise might have taken a great time, and in that experience, passing it onto a credible player might be logical for everyone concerned,” he added.
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