Honeywell and Navin Fluorine hosted a celebration this week to commemorate the opening of its plant in India which has begun manufacturing HFO technology.
The plant in Dahej, Gujarat is manufacturing Honeywell’s Solstice 1234zd. Honeywell has already invested more than a billion dollars in research, development and new capacity for its Solstice technology.
The event was attended by Shri Bhupendrabhai Patel, Chief Minister of Gujarat, Ken West, president of Honeywell Advanced Materials; Rajesh Rege, president of Honeywell India; Vishad Mafatlal, executive chair of Navin Fluorine; and Radhesh Welling, managing director of Navin Fluorine.
Honeywell Advanced Materials president, Ken West, said an increasing number of countries including India have pledged to adopt environmental regulations that will help make the future safer and more sustainable.
“As demonstrated through our collaboration with Navin Fluorine, Honeywell is committed to helping these countries in their environmental transformations by providing energy efficient, low-GWP, ready-now solutions that lower greenhouse gas emissions,” he said.
Navin Fluorine International Ltd (NFIL) is one of the largest Indian manufacturers of specialty fluorochemicals and is part of the Padmanabh Mafatlal Group.