Apcotex Industries Ltd. is one of the leading producers of Performance Emulsion Polymers in India. Our product range includes VP latex, Carboxylated and Non-Carboxylated SB latexes, Acrylic latexes, Nitrile latex and Synthetic Rubber. Our range of Latexes is used, among other applications, for Tyre Cord Dipping, Paper/Board Coating, Carpet Backing, Construction (Concrete Modification, Water Proofing, etc.), Paints, Textile Finishing and Automotive Components. Apcotex’s High Styrene Synthetic Rubber finds applications in footwear, automotive components, v-belts, conveyer belts and hoses.
Apcotex believes in implementing best practices across all departments of the company. We adhere to high quality, safety and environmental standards. Apcotex is an ISO 9001: 2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certified company. Apcotex was also awarded the Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) Excellence Award Category A in 2012 by the Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM).
Over the past several years we have developed a strong Research & Development base, which has enabled us to develop, manufacture and export products and compete effectively against global players. Through our technical service team and well-equipped application laboratory, we also provide value added services to enable customers to constantly improve the quality of their final product.
Our world-class manufacturing plants are strategically located at Taloja, just a few kilometers from the port city and commercial capital Mumbai on the west coast of India. The manufacturing facilities incorporate state-of-the-art emulsion polymerization technology controlled by sophisticated DCS control systems to ensure fine control over operating parameters.
Apcotex is a public limited company listed both in National Stock Exchange and the Bombay Stock Exchange.
Apcotex was established in the year 1980 as a division of Asian Paints (India) Ltd., the largest paint manufacturer in India. Apcotex spun-off as a separate company in 1991 and is headed by Mr. Atul Choksey, Chairman of Apcotex Industries Ltd. and former Managing Director of Asian Paints. Apcotex pioneered the production of Vinyl Pyridine Latex in India, an important raw material for the tyre industry. Subsequently, products such as Carboxylated Styrene Butadiene Latexes, Synthetic Rubbers and Acrylic Latexes were developed in-house.