S H Kelkar and Company (SHK) has formally inaugurated its aroma ingredients manufacturing facility at Mahad, Maharashtra. With a total installed capacity of approximately 1,200 MTPA, this is one of the largest manufacturing facilities for Tonalid, worldwide. This state-of-the-art facility will also manufacture other key specialty ingredients used in the fragrance industry. The plant was commissioned on September 21, 2018. This relocation of production from Barneveld, Netherlands to a high quality & operationally efficient centre like India is part of an earlier announced strategic plan.
In consolidation of its global market leadership in Tonalid, the company had earlier announced acquisition of Tonalid manufacturing facility in China. The capacity of that plant has now been optimized to 400 MTPA at a nominal capex.
SHK is a fragrance manufacturer in India. The company operates in two segments: Fragrances, which manufactures/trades in Fragrances and aroma ingredients for Fragrances, and Flavours, which manufactures/trades in Flavors.