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Making the Most from It

Making the Most from It Hansavivek J K SYNTHETICS, which already has a number of strings to its bow, continues to add more. It has secured an industrial licence for setting up a project for manufacture of machinery for making synthetic fibres with an annual installed capacity for equipment worth Rs 3 crores. Technical collaboration for the project has been approved by government, and the plant is expected to go on stream during the next year. A licence has also been obtained for a cement project, which is expected to be in production in early 1974. The Syntex tube plant, recently developed, is catering not only to the company's requirements of aluminium and steel metallic cops, but also those of other synthetic yam manufacturers. The plant protection division, which started with power sprayer-cum-dust - ers, has now developed other spraying contrivances, such as foot sprayers, high volume trolley mounted power sprayers, compression sprayers, and hand rotary dusters. The nylon staple fibre plant, which commenced trial production in November last, is producing this fibre for the first time in the country. The management hai represented to government against the incidence of heavy excise duty on the product. The nylon tyre cord plant began trial runs in November 1971, and samples of the product have been given to the major tyre makers in the country. Meanwhile, the factory is producing industrial yarn for various end uses

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