Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd operates a Application Research and Development Center in Kolkata with state-of-the-art Analytical & Polymer Processing Laboratory for product development and applications research.
Product Development & Technical Support (PDTS) group operates out of the Application Research & Development Center in Kolkata & has representatives in all the regional offices. PDTS provides support and functions for continuous enhancement of customer satisfaction through quality enhancement of existing products and new polyolefin product development for changing customer needs.
Product Development & Technical Support plays catalytic roles in developing new customers & markets for HPL products. The activities of PDTS focus on:
Product Development & Technical Support functions as an interface between customers and the polyolefin manufacturing plants. The PDTS group works in tandem with the customers to understand their technical needs and help them achieve their business objectives with HPL’s products.
Since its inception PDTS has contributed to the growth of HPL by introducing, developing and retaining world-class quality products in a competitive market.
PDTS activities in the domain of Applied Research in polyolefins are tuned to serve HPL’s long term polymer business objectives. The research activities are guided by existing manufacturing capacities and challenges in times to come.
The polymer product basket of HPL is a manifestation of the innovative instincts augmented by rigorous evaluations and analytical initiatives of the PDTS team.
The polyolefin products of HPL developed by PDTS:
PDTS team is responsible for performance additives as part of polyolefin product design. HPL polyolefin grades have been additivated to meet the processing as well as end use requirements of target sectors. These are reviewed and modified to meet the changing market needs of new processing machines and user preferences. PDTS ensures the additivation packages are designed to meet world class product performance.
New generation additives are evaluated to add value to HPL products and provide the same to the customers.
PDTS collaborates with world leaders in additives to build a synergistic relationship that ensures that HPL products retain their edge over competitors. HPL has played key role in evaluating and launching new products from additive suppliers of international repute.
PDTS interacts and works closely with plastics processing machinery & mold manufacturers. This exchange is focused towards the application areas and markets where HPL is currently present as well as for future expansion options.
Leading Indian machinery manufacturers design and optimize their machine for throughput and end product quality based on HPL polyolefins. This provides particular advantage to customers adding new processing capacities and with plans to source raw materials from HPL
Product Knowledge Programs are arranged by Product Development & Technical Support to disseminate product related information.
PDTS also organizes training programs for the benefit of plastic processing industries in bringing new concepts, exhibition of new products, sharing knowledge of latest technologies, development in plastics processing and applications.
PDTS group has established quality management systems to measure, monitor and control quality and its improvements. The performance of PDTS is continually assessed through SQC tools, external and internal customer surveys, auditing and self assessments.
PDTS plans, performs and monitors its designated activities to conform to the organization’s Integrated Management Systems in line with ISO 9001 standards.