New production facility of CHT Group in Bangladesh

CHT Group, the global player for sustainable specialty chemicals, has built a new production facility in Meghna Industrial Economic Zone (MIEZ), Narayanganj, Bangladesh which was inaugurated on May 9th, 2023.

In these challenging times CHT Group remains eager to expand furthermore and to increase its tailor-made customer service. That’s why the worldwide company for chemical specialties has built a new production facility in Meghna Industrial Economic Zone (MIEZ), Narayanganj which was inaugurated on May 9th, 2023.

Prodip Kumar Dhar, General Manager of CHT Bangladesh, is looking forward to contributing to Bangladesh’s economic success by providing not only sustainable, sophisticated products but also exceptional tailor-made customer service for which CHT Group is valued: "CHT Group has always been committed to quality. As a subsidiary of CHT Group, CHT Bangladesh has clearly positioned itself to manufacture world-class quality products while keeping sustainability and safety as top priorities. CHT Bangladesh's goal is to be closer to our customers in Bangladesh, and we promise to provide world-class service to our customers. With this investment, CHT Group aims to be part of the country's economic growth and development."

This increased commitment in Bangladesh is confirmed by Martin Stangs, Regional Sales Manager APAC Auxiliaries at CHT: “The long-term success story with RH Corporation now comes to an even higher level. In addition to the decade-long service provided by motivated colleagues of RH Corporation and constant visits by well-experienced CHT application field colleagues, CHT products will now be made available locally by our new production facility at CHT Bangladesh. This will further enhance our current high-end offer with in-time deliveries which are now possible. The well-known services provided by our up-to-date laboratory facility in Dhaka will continue to prevail. This is all supported by the profound analytical and technical equipment at CHT Germany as well as CHT Switzerland. Less water, less energy, less time, but still “fit-for-purpose performance”: these requirements are no strangers to us. In alignment with our CHT Group policy ‘We take care’, we will solve these problems, too”.

Benoit Moutault, Group Vice President Textile of CHT Group and Head of CHT Switzerland AG, the CHT Center of Competence for Dyestuffs, emphasizes CHT’s customer proximity and sustainability: “The textile industry has recently become even more agile than before. The needs of speed and quality require competent, reliable, and more sustainable suppliers of chemicals. With our new textile auxiliaries plant located in Narayanganj-Bangladesh, CHT Group brings its sustainable solutions and its products closer to our valued customers. CHT is the partner of choice for the finishing of textiles in Bangladesh”.

Besides customer proximity, sustainability and environmental protection are additionally big topics for chemical companies. Sustainability is deeply anchored at CHT Group and plays an important role in Bangladesh, too. As CHT’s Chief Sustainability Officer Dr. Annegret Vester states: “The local production facility in Bangladesh will enable us to supply our customers in this important textile market with our sustainable products and solutions – faster and with a smaller carbon footprint.”

The new facility of the CHT Group in Bangladesh contributes to sustainability in more ways: The roofs of two buildings are fully covered with solar photovoltaic modules. For a proper use of natural light all the other buildings have periphery glass and transparent roofs There are additionally a ground water tank to harvest rainwater as well as a biological effluent treatment plant to reuse treated water as process water in the plant. 

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About the CHT Group

The CHT Group, a medium-sized global player for speciality chemistry, is worldwide active in development, production and sales. CHT Germany GmbH in Tübingen is the headquarters of the group of companies which focuses on sustainable chemical products and process solutions. TEXTILE SOLUTIONS of CHT improve the quality, functionality as well as look and purity of textiles and optimise their manufacturing processes. In the fields of silicones, building materials, paints, coatings, paper, agrochemicals as well as cleaning and care products innovative products and process solutions are provided by INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS. By bundling the strengths of the complete group further innovative products, applications or processes are permanently developed and vast technical support is offered within the SCIENCE & SERVICE SOLUTIONS. Highly qualified specialists work in state-of-the art laboratories for development, analytics and application technique in order to work out ideas and solutions that meet the latest requirements.

The CHT Group with its own production and sales locations is represented by more than 26 companies worldwide. In the financial year 2023, the CHT Group generated a group turnover of 604 million Euro with around 2,400 employees.