Huntsman Textile Effects, the leading global provider of high-quality dyes, chemicals and digital inks for textile related industries has won the ‘Exporter of the Year’ award for the second consecutive year.
Conferred by the Gujarat Dyestuffs Manufacturers Association (GDMA), the award recognises companies that have demonstrated outstanding export performance for 2019 to 2020 and 2020 to 2021. During this period, Huntsman has earned the highest foreign exchange from self-manufactured direct export of dyes and dye intermediates. The award was presented by C.R. Patil, Member of the Indian Parliament, recently in Ahmedabad.
Kavishwar Kalambe, Site Director-Baroda, Huntsman Textile Effects, said, “We are honoured to again be recognized for our expertise in developing and exporting dyes and dye intermediaries manufactured in India to customers all over the world. This award is a testimony of hard work that we all put into our products and inspires everyone in the company to continue providing the highest quality.”
Huntsman has identified overseas business as a major thrust area and has booked physical export orders worth nearly Rs 25 lakh in the year 2020-2021 for self-manufactured dyes and intermediaries. Huntsman operates a state-of-the-art global dyes and chemicals manufacturing unit in a designated industrial zone of Padra in Baroda, Gujarat. The facility is spread across 62 acres and offers direct and indirect employment to over 800 people.
GDMA is an apex body of all Dyes & Dye Intermediate manufacturers in Gujarat, established in 1962. It represents 80 percent dyestuff manufacturers of Gujarat contributing approximately 60 percent of the total exports of the country. These units have a combined turnover of about Rs. 25,000 cr. The dyestuff industries of Gujarat generate more than one lakh direct employment & 1.5 lakh indirect employments.