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Lifeline Technologies: Specialized Additives and Masterbatches for Wire and Cable Products

Lifeline Technologies is a reputed manufacturing company with 3 decades of experience in Specialty Additives and Masterbatches. The company has a huge presence in the domestic market, covering all major and multinational wire and cable companies. It exports to over 32 countries globally and has one office in Italy to cater to European customers.

Lifeline Technologies is the exclusive distributor for Delta Tecnic, Cabopol and Geca Tapes. The company has a large warehousing facility for stocking of grades to ensure just in time deliveries.

Mr. Karan Shah, Director-Marketing & Business Development, Lifeline Technologies

Mr. Karan Shah, Director-Marketing & Business Development at Lifeline Technologies touches upon the trends in the cable compounds sector and plans to set up new R&D, QC and manufacturing facility in an exclusive interview with Wire & Cable India.

Excerpts:

Wire & Cable India: What kind of trends do you see with regard to cable compounds at present and their varied applications?

Karan Shah: The properties of cable compounds define the properties of the end cable. With increasing requirements of safety of cables which ensure overall safety against all kinds of hazards like fire, short circuits which are not only a threat to property but also human life. Worldwide authorities are very conscious for regulating cables and use for additives like flame retardants, anti-rodent and anti-termite are increasing for increased safety in various cable applications like low voltage, medium voltage, high voltage and optical fiber cables.

WCI: Please share the product range offered by Lifeline Technologies?

We are in the process of setting up a new state-of-the-art R&D, QC and manufacturing facility near Mumbai. This will enhance our additive and masterbatch manufacturing capabilities and more than double our existing production capacity.

KS: We are a one-stop solution provider for the wire and cable industry for their requirements of specialty additives and masterbatches. We have unique offering like rodent repellent, termite repellent, UV additives and combi batches which combine colour as well. We offer a wide range of RAL based color masterbatches for PE, HFFR, PVC, EVA, XLPE, PBT, TPU, PA base resins. We have developed unique flame retardant additives for FRLS and HFFR applications.

WCI: Furthermore, please outline on the current manufacturing capabilities of the company?

Our core strength is to customize solutions for additives and masterbatches which enhance properties of wire and cable products for the long term.

KS: We have a state-of-the-art manufacturing and R&D facility spread over 13000 m² area. Also, we are in the process of setting up a new state-of-the-art R&D, QC and manufacturing facility near Mumbai. This will enhance our additive and masterbatch manufacturing capabilities and more than double our existing production capacity. It would cater to our domestic and international customers spread over 32 countries globally from a single location. It would have capabilities to simulate the manufacturing conditions of our customers and innovate so we can develop and test our world-class products. Our core strength is to customize solutions for additives and masterbatches which enhance properties of wire and cable products for the long term.

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