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2019

Completion of Lubricating Oil and Adhesive Production Plant in India

23 July 2019
JFE Engineering Corporation
JFE Engineering India Private Limited

JFE Engineering India Private Limited, a subsidiary of JFE Engineering Corporation (President and CEO: Hajime Oshita, Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo), recently completed the construction of a lubricating oil and hot melt*1 adhesive production plant in Gujarat State, India.

The completed plant will be owned and operated by MORESCO HM&LUB INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED, which was established in India by the MORESCO Corporation, a global manufacturer of lubricating oils and other chemical products. The plant will produce special lubricating oils used in the manufacture of automotive parts, and hot melt adhesive for assembling paper diapers.

To date, the JFE Engineering Group has carried out EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) for a number of plants producing lubricating oils, chemical feedstocks and similar products not only in Japan, but also in various countries in Southeast Asia, and was highly evaluated for this track record when receiving the order in India.

Since JFE Engineering India was established in 2011, it has actively strengthened its engineering function, including opening an Engineering Center in 2014.
The company will contribute to improve infrastructures in India by enhancing its EPC function through the construction of this plant.

*1 Hot melt: A type of adhesive that bonds by melting when heat is applied.

■Outline of Project

Client : MORESCO HM&LUB INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
(local subsidiary of MORESCO Corporation in India)
Outline of plant : Plant for production of lubricating oils and hot melt adhesives
Location : Gujarat State, India
Date of contract : March 2018
Completion of construction : June 2019

■Outline of JFE Engineering India Private Limited

Company name : JFE Engineering India Private Limited
Location : Maharashtra State, India
Managing Director : B.G. Kulkarni
Employees : 100 (approx.)
Line of business : Design and engineering of environmental plants

■Plant Opening Ceremony Held on July 15


From right:
Yasuo Sakane, CTO, Director, Senior Executive Officer, MORESCO Corporation
Motohisa Morozumi, COO, Representative Director, President, MORESCO Corporation
B.G. Kulkarni, Managing Director, JFE Engineering India Private Limited
Junichi Iwaki, Managing Executive Officer, Division Director, Global Division, SUMITOMO MITSUI CONSTRUCTION CO., LTD.
Tamio Akada, CEO, Representative Director, Chairman, MORESCO Corporation
Takashi Takeuchi, CFO, Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer, MORESCO Corporation

■General View of the Plant

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Public Relations Section, General Administration Department, JFE Engineering Corporation