ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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taken to strengthen the production base in coated abrasive business for which capital expenditure plans are being worked out. The order took position for industrial ceramics continues to be satisfactory, lb fulfill the exacting customer requirements in this field involving high technology, the company is planning to Work in close association with Norton and benefit from the latter's technology base. In abrasive materials, the company could raise silicon carbide production at its Tirupati plant thanks to reduced power cuts in Andhra Pradesh. Since uncertainties in power availability is a major constraint on the operations of the silicon carbide plant, the directors are considering plans to supplement power to the Tirupati plant on a long-term basis. The company has obtained registration for producing 6,000 tonnes of aluminium oxide yearly. Production is slated for 1989-90.

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