Aditya Birla Science and Technology Company Private Limited (ABSTCPL) is the corporate research and development centre for the Aditya Birla Group. Located in Taloja, just outside of Mumbai in India, ABSTCPL supports the broad diversity of the Group's businesses through multi-disciplinary teams of expert scientists and engineers who lead fundamental and applied research projects. The company aims to be a world-class organisation that delivers innovative solutions, continuously improves core competencies and executes effectively. The centre is supported by state-of-the-art equipment set in a one-of-a-kind brand-new technology-led environment.
ABSTCPL has generated extensive intellectual property for the Group, with the filing of more than 30 patent applications that cover novel processes, products and applications.
Built on a 20-acre plot, the 30,000 sq. mt. facility comprises modern laboratories, multi-purpose scale-up facilities, modelling and simulation areas. It also hosts the Knowledge Centre for the Group, which has access to databases on areas of interest and information on patents, periodicals and other publications.
At ABSTCPL, research and development are based on two strong capabilities. The Process Engineering and Sciences Laboratory focuses on advanced processes and designs, process control and automation, and process engineering platforms and scale-up. The Science and Technology Platforms Laboratory provides expertise in metallurgy, fibre science and textiles, material and surface sciences, and chemistry.
ABSTCPL is supported by the Analytical Science and Technology Laboratory, with state-of-the-art equipment that will enable advanced measurement and characterisation techniques. The analytical services laboratory will support all the needs of the Group units and, in the future, even those of external customers.
ABSTCPL works closely with the Hindalco Innovation Centre on several fronts such as
alumina production, aluminium smelting and downstream processing of aluminium.
The Carbon Black Research Laboratory aims to serve the Birla Carbon business globally
at all stages of the value chain.
The R&D focus is on providing cost-effective scientific and technical solutions
for the Group's copper business.
ABSTCPL works in association with the cement business research and development team
at Khor in Madhya Pradesh to improve the profitability of the business.
The Chemicals Science Group at ABSTCPL is a pioneer in chemical research and its application
to issues of scientific and technological importance at the Aditya Birla Group.
ABSTCPL works in collaboration with the Group's fibre businesses, to focus on development
of new products, processes and technologies for cellulosic fibres and value-added acrylic
Aditya Birla Science and Technology Company Private Limited offers services in the following areas:
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