The market for desiccant and adsorbent is anticipated to grow multiple folds by 2026. Additionally, throughout the projection period, the industry's momentum for expansion will pick up speed at a CAGR of 10.41 percent. Desiccants are increasingly in demand in the packaging industry, particularly for use in food and pharmaceutical packaging. With a market stake of more than 46 percent in terms of revenue in 2022, Asia Pacific is set to dominate the sodium silicate industry.
A variety of end-use sectors, including Soap & Detergents, construction, paints, cardboard, consumer goods, paper & pulp, rubber, textiles and many more, have a strong need for sodium silicate and its derivatives, which is the cause of this rise. The application of sodium silicate and its derivatives in everyday products, as well as the tendency of the product to be a one-time-use product further propel the growth of the industry. Within India, with the growth of population, there is a higher demand for consumer goods, leading to the growth of the adsorbents and desiccants industry.
Having Legacy of more than 40 years in this domain, Sahajanand Industries Limited, is an esteemed manufacturer of adsorbents and desiccants having Head office in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, has been providing superior-quality sodium silicate and its derivatives to numerous industries across Pan India and international markets. What started out from a small room and big aspirations, has now culminated into a multinational business, leading the Indian adsorbents and desiccants market, marked by innovation and a relentless pursuit of excellence.
The growth and success of Sahajanand Industries Limited over the past four decades is the outcome of the passion of fulfilling the vision of always achieving the maximum, emphasizing the vitality of maintaining high quality and consistency of products, and adding value to all industries impacted by products which the company manufactures. The company is on the mission to set the new standard in the industry by delivering high-quality products which are manufactured using natural gas, prioritizing the use of natural resources as well as energy conservation throughout the manufacturing process, implementing value-addition techniques at the operational and manufacturing stages, and most importantly, winning customer satisfaction.
“We are driven to offer the best quality of products to clients consistently. In this market, consumers can very easily get swayed by low prices and choose suppliers who offer products with a low price tag forgetting about the quality of the product. However, instead of getting into the rat race, we educate clients about the cause of the low rates being low quality, and the impact it can have on their business. With our expertise, we are able to give them first-hand insights into the harmful impact of low quality products on various goods, and why their focus should primarily be on quality thereby ensuring that their business thrives”, shares Jignesh Patel.
To help fulfill this commitment of providing a constant supply of high-grade sodium silicate and derivatives to the clients as per their needs, the company has over the decades established five manufacturing facilities across Gujarat. These facilities are strategically placed and offer enhanced manufacturing capabilities as well as logistical advantages. As the manufacturing process is running 24x7, which is completely dependent on constant supply of Natural Gas with adequate pressure, all manufacturing plants has been strategically set up in such location to ensure the consistent supply of Natural Gas so that Sahajanand Industries Limited can constantly offer uniform product quality, claiming & maintaining its beneficial position over other manufacturers who are limited to one facility, suffering the repercussions of unpredictable circumstance of Gas Supply & unreliable raw material quality.
Range of Offerings
With Sodium Silicate as the company’s flagship product, Sahajanand Industries Limited has generated a diverse range of sodium silicate products i.e. Sodium Silicate Glass, Sodium Silicate Liquid, Sodium Silicate Powder, Sodium Metasilicate, Silica Gel, Silica Sand, China Clay, Colloidal Silica, to suit the requirement of clients. Each of the products are useful for a variety of applications. But this is not all. Having established a powerful position as a leader in the industry, Sahajanand Industries Limited also dabbles in trade of various similar products with other manufacturers upon special requests of clients to offer them the best quality and price.
Sahajanand industries has established a standardized process with iso guidelines and robust quality assurance system right from procurement of raw materials to the development of the final product
Ensuring consistent quality is a focal point for Sahajanand Industries Limited, for achieving which, the company has established a robust quality assurance system right from procurement of raw materials to the development of the final product. The company has established fully automated facilities which eliminate the risk of inconsistency stemming from human error.
“Since quality is of utmost importance to us, we source our raw materials only from the top suppliers in India. After receiving the raw materials, our Research & Development Team further implements pilot projects wherein the team checks the raw materials to ensure that it meets the required standards. Furthermore, we leverage the capabilities of our fully automated facility in ensuring the consistency of the manufacturing process by eliminating human error. Lastly, R&D Team check the products to ensure there are no deviations from the expected product standard in our dedicated state-of-the-art in-house Testing Laboratories”, further states Jignesh Patel.
With the plethora of industries that the company caters to and its diverse clientele, Sahajanand Industries Limited also adopts a thorough client engagement approach. Upon receiving product inquiries, the Sales team sets out to identify the exact Technical requirements of the clients to ensure they get the best product for their needs. Many times if clients are not sure of the technical parameters, the team also helps assess which grade of product will be best suited for their End use/Purpose. They then provide samples of the different product grades, allowing clients to test the sample in batch trial & choose the ideal product. Thereafter, the Tax invoicing and delivery processes are undertaken. The company provides tracking details as well upon order dispatch, to ensure a seamless supply chain management.
Looking at the Future
Sahajanand Industries Limited, covering a long journey which started in a small village in Mehsana, Gujarat with Chairman - Rambhai Patel’s dream to build something huge, has expanded in terms of team size, revenue, product offerings, clientele, and geographical presence. Starting with one small facility, the company has today spread its manufacturing capacities throughout the state of Gujarat with five state-of-the-art, fully automated facilities. In terms of client acquisition, Sahajanand Industries Limited is having 800+ Clients today, and continues to grow. The company also diversified from being a manufacturer and supplier to also becoming a leading exporter of sodium silicate & its variants. The company exports all over the world including countries like UAE, Europe, America, South Korea, African Region, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Nepal. and more.
With tremendous Achievements accomplished, the company has several plans for the future growth as well including further expanding the product portfolio and geographical footprints, exploring forward integration and reverse integration, as well as focusing on other business verticals. The company also plans, to enhance its infrastructure to fulfill its aspirations to lead the global market.