India fiberglass market was valued at $ 779 million in 2018 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of more than 8% to reach $ 1.2 billion by 2024. Fiberglass is lightweight, cost-effective, corrosion-resistant, durable, and provides high electrical insulation. It is widely adopted over conventional materials, such as aluminum and steel, based on its improved energy efficiency and ecological sustainability. As a result, fiberglass finds extensive applications across diverse industries, such as construction, automotive, aero-space and defense, electronics, and many more.
Sumip Composites, established in 1987 is an Ahmed-abad-based renowned global player manufacturing top-notch Industrial Electrical & Fiberglass (FRP/GRP) Products. Sumip has a proficient team of qualified individuals, having the expertise needed in the respective field which gives the company great insights into all the facets of business, work and management practices. The team educates the clients systematically and transparently during the
execution of every order, as some of the clients may have a limited understanding of all the quality determinants of good Fiberglass Products. Further, the firm has a strong design team wherein the strength of each product gets tested in design software. It also has a quality control team that carries out standardized and extensive Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) after evolving a pre-dispatch Inspection & Test Plan (ITP), as a result of which the clients get the best quality and long-term value. “Quality to us is not a mere slogan restricted only to the products, we adhere to high-quality standards in every step that we take,” signifies Pulin Shah.
World-class product manufacturing capacity
Sumip is one of the leading companies in the Indian market with a world-class product manufacturing capacity, where-in it makes over 6km of FRP cable Trays in a day which adds up to 2 million kilometers per annum, and can deliver up to 6 Lac FRP enclosures of various sizes per annum. It can also manufacture up to 30,000 Lighting Poles across different sizes. The firm is manufacturing trays in line with NEMA FG – 1 standard, wherein the load is 223Kg / m at a support span of 6m. Further, it is manufacturing Instrumentation cable ducts for EIL projects wherein the height of the ducts are between 200mm – 400mm and the loading is 700Kg / meter (Total load of 1700Kg) for the width of 1200mm. These ducts have been supplied to various projects which have been installed as per the clients’ specifications and working seamlessly without any complaints.
Besides, Sustainable development is the driving force and one of the key focus areas of the company. It has always been conscious and aware of the significant factor of Energy conservation. The firm has created the plants in such a way that it receives sufficient sunlight in the daytime so that it does not need any artificial lighting. Also, around 50% of the total electricity consumption of the firm is generated from solar power. Further, as the company forges ahead to be a Global player with multinational operations, it aspires to become one of the best employers with world-class green infrastructure.
“Our actions are oriented towards sustainable development in terms of economic, social, and environmental aspects. Employees' health & safety, diversity at work-place, responsibility towards the community, continuous improvements in the process & products, alternate clean energy sources, waste elimination & reduction, and recycling are no longer buzz words, but our guiding principles,” concludes Pulin Shah.