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Garware Wall Ropes Captures New Heights in the Geo-synthetics Sector

Conferred with the Institutional Award for R&D Works by Central Board of Irrigation & Power (CBIP)

Nov 16, 2015   11:40 IST 
Pune, Maharashtra, India

Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd. (GWRL), one of India's leading players in the technical textiles sector and a pioneer in the geo-synthetics space has been honored with the prestigious ‘Institutional Award for R&D Works’ by Central Board of Irrigation & Power (CBIP) for its unmatched contribution to the geo-synthetics sector.


The company is set to receive the honor at an international seminar - “Geosynthetics – The Road Ahead” organised in New Delhi by CBIP and Indian Chapter of IGS. During the occasion, CBIP will be honoring the Institutions and Individuals for their contribution for the development and promotion of uses of geosynthetics in the country.


The company has developed and commercialized more than 20 products and solutions in the geo-synthetic segment and has successfully undertaken more than 150 projects for clients across diverse Clients such as Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL), Hindustan Zinc, Chennai Airport, Nabha Power Limited among others.


Mr. T. Kulkarni – Vice President, GEO Division. said, “Our R & D teams work closely with our stakeholders in developing and successfully deploying various applications across sectors of civil engineering, aquaculture, agriculture and sports among others. We continuously strive to develop and integrate new and germane product technologies offering the best-in-class value proposition to our customers. Our phased involvement right from manufacturing to execution for various projects undertaken has translated well and helped us enrich our domain expertise.”


“We are extremely bullish on the segment and the recognition of our efforts comes in at a very crucial time. We are grateful to CBIP and Indian Chapter of IGS for appreciating our efforts and we expect to sustain the momentum while exploring potential growth opportunities.” he further added.


While geo-synthetics have been used in the Western countries from the late 1970s onwards, in India, geo-synthetics started being used from the early 1990s. Since then, geo-synthetic usage has slowly spread to form an integral part of the country’s infrastructure fabric.


In the year 1985, Central Board of Irrigation & Power (CBIP), as part of its technology forecasting activities, identified geosynthetic as an important area relevant to India’s need for infrastructure development. In the year 1992, CBIP established the Committee for International Geosynthetics Society (India), which also acts as Indian Chapter of International Geosynthetics Society (IGS). The occasion also marks CBIP completing 30 years of its service to the Geosynthetics Community.


About Garware Wall Ropes Ltd: (BSE: 509557 / NSE: GARWALLROP)

Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd. (GWRL), an ISO 9001:2008 certified company is a leading player in Technical Textiles specializing in providing customized solutions to the cordage and infrastructure industry worldwide. A global player, the company is known for its innovation in the field of sports, fisheries, aquaculture, shipping, agriculture, coated fabrics and geosynthetic. GWRL products are manufactured in state-of-art facilities at Wai and Pune and marketed in more than 75 countries worldwide.


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