Perlon® – The Filament Company, a leading global manufacturer of synthetic filaments headquartered in Munderkingen, Germany, today celebrated the opening of its new plant in Goa, India. The event marked a significant milestone in Perlon®’s global expansion strategy and underlines the company’s commitment to growth and innovation.
The plant in Goa was made possible by the recent acquisition of Shaun Filaments, a renowned Indian manufacturer of filaments. The integration of the Shaun Filaments production facility into the Perlon® Group not only offers the opportunity to strengthen market presence, but also to expand capacities and improve production processes.
The opening ceremony took place in the presence of high-ranking personalities, including the company owner of Serafin, Philipp Haindl, its Managing Director Kamil Grzelak and the management of Perlon® with Florian Kisling / CEO, Michael Holzmann / CFO and Matthias Peter / COO and the local Managing Director Bernhard Schmidt, local politicians and business partners.
The event began with a traditional opening ceremony, followed by inspiring speeches and presentations highlighting Perlon®’s vision and mission in the filament industry.
Florian Kisling, CEO of Perlon®, expressed his enthusiasm about the successful purchase: “The opening of this plant in Goa is a crucial step in our global growth strategy. We are proud to strengthen our presence in Asia while delivering the quality and innovation that Perlon® is known for worldwide.”
The Perlon® plant in Goa will play a key role in the production of synthetic filaments for various industries, including paper, technical textiles, brushes, cosmetics and dental care. The acquisition of Shaun Filaments brings not only experienced professionals but also established production lines and technologies to the Perlon® family.
The opening ceremony also provided an opportunity for guests to tour the production facilities and gain an insight into Perlon®’s advanced manufacturing processes. The official ceremony was followed by symposia and a networking event where guests had the opportunity to socialise in an informal setting.
Perlon® is looking forward to not only strengthening the local economy with the new plant in Goa, but also continuing to grow as a global innovator and partner for customers worldwide.
Perlon® is a part of Serafin Group, whose philosophy is based on more than 150 years of entrepreneurial tradition of its shareholding family. Serafin invests into companies with the aim to foster their long term development in accordance with all stakeholders.