August 2016 marks a historic moment for COLTENE, a Swiss multinational specialist in Dental Materials and Equipments with the launch of their manufacturing facilities at Taloja MIDC, Maharashtra on the 22nd of this month. Mr. Martin Shaufelberger, CEO – Global Business, COLTENE AG., Switzerland, and Mr. Vijay Sharma, M.D. – COLTENE INDIA, inaugurated the manufacturing facilities today, 22nd Aug’16 at Taloja.
This facility has come up under the technological guidance of COLTENE’s state of the art facilities in Switzerland, Germany, USA and Brazil. The production facilities will start initially with production of high quality and precision products like Alginates, Heat Cure and Cold Cure Impression Materials and cater to the highly evolving Asian markets. On the occasion of opening this plant, Mr. Martin briefed the future investment & growth plans of the company. Mr. Vijay Sharma, MD – COLTENE India, highlighted the growth trajectory and marketing strategy for the company in the Asian markets.
The inauguration was also attended by noted Dentists who appreciated the efforts taken by Coltene to offer latest and superior technology products which are manufactured in India. COLTENE INDIA is a 100% subsidiary of COLTENE AG, Switzerland and was set up as a trading company in the year 2009 with the direct investments under FDI. With due approvals from RBI in 2016, the company expanded further base in India by increasing investments to propel the operations and expansions, and earmark a growth strategy from the substantial progress witnessed by the Indian subsidiary in the last 5 years.