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Special FocuS-FlooringS induStrial We have a track record of many prestigious, Isocrete: MeetIng dynaMIc deMands large – scale commercial and industrial Flowcrete India has designed an award-winning Isocrete Floor Screeds product line that developments across the globe which offers a variety of heavy-duty, self-smoothing and fast drying surface underlayments has benefited through the installation of as well as resin bonded systems, surface treatments and damp-proof membranes. The Isocrete products. Gatwick Airport in the Isocrete Floor Screeds product range is recognized industry-wide for delivering ‘the UK, South Africa’s Soccer City Stadium, level best in floor screeds’ and is ideally catered to clients that desire a sub-floor which Singapore’s high-tech chemicals company is built to last. Lanxess BTR and the Royal London Key System benefits include: Hospital can be outlined as few among Can contain the innovative 'K-additive' to accelerate cure time the noteworthy international projects. Early installation of moisture sensitive finishes Excellent workability properties and good compaction Which are the major demand sectors for Can be used in conjunction with Isowarm underfloor heating your products in India and what are the Can be machine applied for installation up to four times faster opportunities you are seeking to grow The Isocrete floor screeds is all set to refine the flooring market and ensures to suit the your business? distinct requirements for floor finishes and toppings. Flowcrete India has successfully provided clients with a complete collection of from the UK to our locally manufactured per cent recycled construction materials flooring solutions specialized for a portfolio. We are hopeful of meeting the and are free from OPC; Flowfresh liquid variety of flooring markets in major ascending demands from clients through content is made up of 50 per cent water commercial and industrial segments. additions in our performance based resin and renewable materials. Furthermore, The major demand sectors for Flowcrete flooring systems. Isowarm, under floor heating saves upto 30 India in industrial segment include food per cent energy as against other heating & beverage, pharmaceutical, automotives What are the prevalent trends in the methods. and general manufacturing industries. We industrial flooring segment? Tell us about are seeing immense opportunities from the your emphasis on sustainability and green What are the major challenges faced by infrastructure and commercial market; in the course of product development? the Indian industrial flooring industry - and projects demanding Car Park Decking India’s Resin flooring market is always and what are the solutions you propose System and Mondeco (Epoxy Terrazzo) oriented towards cheap epoxies (which to facilitate ease of doing business? from the retail segment further enhance can be laid from 100 microns to 4-5 mm Predominantly the Indian flooring industry our prospects. thickness). Flowcrete is always engaged is specified with demand for low cost Epoxy The resin flooring market is expected to in a constant process of educating the end resins. Improper installations coupled with grow exponentially in the coming years users about new Generation Polyurethane low thickness floorings leading to floor due to the pro-industrial policy adopted by (PU) & Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) flooring failures, lack of professionals in installation our Government. Moreover, the prospects to suit different environmental conditions despite the availability of quality resin for the seamless flooring market will be in the industrial flooring segments. The products etc can be outlined as the few further brightened due to the ‘Make in products have been specially accepted other major hindrances faced in the India’ policy by the new government by the food & beverage industry. flooring market. Moreover, the respective We are proud to be a leading advocate manufacturer should train the installers Brief us about your manufacturing units, of eco-friendly practises within the so that the failures can be minimized and their current capacities, investments and global flooring industry. We are not only proper flooring can be provided as desired plans to raise the profile of your firm committed to provide innovative and by the client specifications. going forward? sustainable flooring solutions but also to The facility’s location in Chennai, enables utilize our planet’s resources responsibly. Tell us about the new growth areas for Flowcrete India to significantly reduce the Our water based and low VOC formulations your business in the coming years? lead times to customers and minimise the result in less Ozone pollution, and also Our special focus in the upcoming years is environmental impacts by using locally ensure fewer emission of smog forming on Food & Beverage segment, (for which we available raw materials. The plant’s chemicals. The usage of IBC containers for have Antimicrobial Polyurethane solutions), present capacity though is at 9,000 transport purposes eliminates the wastage Pharmaceutical (Decontamination flooring tonnes per annum will be expanded to a of any excess products and minimises the Solutions), Commercial Car Park Decking much higher capacity as per the demand wasted space in transportation thereby system, Decorative Concrete System apart indices. The facility is already equipped reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emission. from the general manufacturing industries with a fully operational QC laboratory In addition, the utilization of recycled like automotive etc. We also have lot of using latest equipments. An investment content, i.e. Flowsport contains upto credentials, product related certifications of $1 million is also outlined for future 60 per cent recycled rubber crumbs from end from distinct industrial bodies across expansion plans to meet the upcoming of life tyre; Mondeco contains 60 per cent the globe available for these segments demands. We also look forth to add few recycled clear, coloured and mirrored already in both national and international more specialist resin flooring solutions glass; Isocrete Green Screeds has 40 market. u NOVEMBER 2014|construction opportunities 45
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