Aditya Birla Chemicals, the Rs2,656 crore chemicals business of the Aditya Birla Group, is based in India, Thailand and China. Products include chlor-alkali, epoxy, fluorine chemicals, peroxides, phosphates, sulphites and phosphoric acid. These chemicals find application across a wide range of industries such as food, textiles, electrical and electronics, composites, leather, plastics and automobiles.
The Chemicals Science Group at Aditya Birla Science and Technology Company Private Limited is a pioneer in chemical research and its application to issues of scientific and technological importance at the Aditya Birla Group. It focuses mainly on the development of new products, processes and technologies of high quality for the chemicals business. It also works with the chemicals business on matters relating to improvement of product quality and de-bottlenecking in the plants.
It has widespread expertise in the areas of synthetic organic and inorganic chemistry, catalysis, polymer chemistry, separation sciences and surface science.
The Chemicals Science Laboratory is fully equipped for bench scale reactions and work-up operations involving combinations of gas, liquid or solid reactant products. It houses facilities for handling high pressure, high temperature operations and alternate energy sources such as microwaves, ultrasonic and ultraviolet rays.