HIL Ltd. launches Charminar Fortune, innovative non-asbestos roofing solution
Charminar, the flagship roofing solution brand from the house of HIL Ltd., India’s leading and Asia’s most trusted building material company, announced the launch of its innovative non-asbestos roofing solution – Charminar Fortune. Manufactured by using an advanced autoclaving technology, the asbestos-free roofing sheet provides to consumers a solution, that is eco-friendly, long lasting and durable due to its high impact strength, good dimensional stability and low drying shrinkage abilities.
Today, the world is rapidly moving towards environmentally friendly products. Businesses and governments across the globe are adopting processes and products which are eco-friendly and have the least environmental impact. With this new product, Charminar aims to provide an alternate option to institutional customers, where requirement of green roofing sheets is high and the alternatives are limited. Once established in domestic markets, HIL will move towards exporting to adjoining countries.
Speaking on the launch Mr. Dhirup Roy Choudhary, MD & CEO, HIL Limited, said, “We have always striven to provide the best-in-class products and solutions to our customers and introduction of Charminar Fortune is a step forward in this direction. We are confident that the new product is a worthy substitute for any other roofing product and will revolutionize the Indian roofing industry.”
To provide the best-in-class roofing sheets that are IS: 14871 compliant, the R&D division of HIL Ltd. has spent considerable time, formulating a composition and a unique process which the company is patenting, to develop an eco-friendly durable roofing product. The 14 acres, world-class facility in Kondapalli which has won the prestigious “TPM Excellence Award” (Category B) from JIPM for “Excellence in Operational Manufacturing” will manufacture Charminar Fortune. With a current capacity of about 33600MT, HIL will pump in further investments at the Kondapalli unit and other locations to ramp up capacity.