(From L-R) Partha Roy (Manager-Kolkata region), Sanjay Sharma (Regional Manager- North region), Dr G V G Rao (Managing Director, RACL), Ulrich Hambrecht (Board of Director, RACL) and Shekhar Singh (Business Head, RACL)

RACL, organised a “Customer Conclave 2017” in Kolkata on 24th April’ 17 to appraise customers on the recent developments in sustainable products and processes, thereby preparing them to face the dynamic market challenges.

Ulrich Hambrecht, Director, RACL chaired the seminar along with Dr GVG Rao, Managing Director, RACL, Shekhar Singh, Business Head, RACL and Sanjay Sharma, Regional Manager North. The seminar was attended by about 40 delegates, including plant heads of major textile units in Kolkata. The occasion was marked by the release of the RACL Product brochure and ATUL newsletter “Tulanews.”

Ulrich Hambrecht, in his opening address presented an overview of the Rudolf Group and highlighted its presence in various stages of the textile value chain. He also briefed the audience about the Globally One Product (G1P) concept that will ensure all customers across the world have consistency in quality, thereby meeting global standards.

Dr Rao, in his speech, gave an insight on Atul Group’s businesses and also the purpose of this unique Joint Venture with the RUDOLF Group forming RACL (Rudolf Atul Chemical Ltd.). Further he emphasised on the key focus areas for RACL which majorly include Digital Printing products, Resins, CBR packages and PFC free water repellents etc.

Shekhar Singh spoke about sustainable developments in knit processing and highlighted key products that meet the sustainability criteria. He emphasised that RUDOLF not only established resource saving processes but also has pioneered in developing products using renewable resources and bio technology instead of classical chemistry. He further revealed how the company has been successful in introducing multifunctional products for trouble shooting in wet processing and shortening of wash cycles.

Sanjay Sharma concluded the session with an informative presentation on the company’s high fast reactive dyes and its uses especially for cotton driven market like Kolkata. The seminar provided valuable inputs to the stakeholders, which would help them steer their efforts towards cleaner technologies thereby saving our planet