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Tata Chemicals ranked amongst top 25 India’s Most Innovative Companies of 2019

Wins CII Industrial Innovation Awards 2019

Mumbai, December 24, 2019: Tata Chemicals has been ranked among the top 25 most innovative Indian companies by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for its effort in developing innovative products that have the ability to fuel growth in the industry. As a part of this recognition process, Tata Chemicals was felicitated with ‘CII Industrial Innovation Awards 2019’, one of the most coveted innovation awards in the country. The spectacular award ceremony was organised by the apex industry body in Delhi where top 25 Indian companies across large, medium and small segments were felicitated for developing world class innovations.

Tata Chemicals Innovation Centre has been home to world class R&D capabilities in the emerging areas of food sciences, nanotechnology and biotechnology. One of the Tata Chemicals innovations highlighted by CII during the award ceremony was Tata Nx. Tata Chemicals launched 100% Natural Tata Nx - Zero Sugar and Lite Sugar, a substitute for regular sugar without the use of artificial sweeteners that has additional health benefits. With innovation backed by science, it promises to deliver nutrition in its best form. Tata Swach water purifier and Tata Salt were other two company’s innovations cited by Confederation of Indian Industry.

Mr. R. Mukundan, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Tata Chemicals said, “We are delighted to receive this prestigious award by CII for excellence in innovation. Over the years the industry has witnessed major transformations with innovation becoming the backbone of any progressive organisation. With innovation being at the core of a business, the benefits are manifold. It does not just help in staying relevant in the competitive market but also plays a significant role in contributing to the economic growth. This award is recognition of our team’s relentless effort to offer value to our customers and our commitment to be a sustainable, innovative, science-led chemistry company.”

Tata Chemicals has three state-of-the-art Innovation Centres in India. These established world-class R&D facilities houses experienced scientists at Tata Chemicals Innovation Centre (IC) in Pune, Rallis Innovation Chemistry Hub (RICH) and Metahelix Life Sciences in Bengaluru. These centres act as the company’s technology and innovation hub to support Tata Chemical’s growth in Basic Chemistry Sciences, AgroSciences, Nutritional Sciences, Material Sciences and Energy Sciences. Innovation at Tata Chemicals encompasses multiple facets of business, communities and environment to develop solutions for a better world and ensure sustainable value creation for all stakeholders.

About Tata Chemicals Ltd:
A part of the over US$ 110 billion Tata Group, Tata Chemicals Limited, is a global company with interests in businesses that focus on Basic Chemistry Products, Consumer and Specialty products. The story of the company is about harnessing the fruits of science for goals that go beyond business. Through its Consumer products portfolio the company has positively impacted the lives of millions of Indians. Tata Chemicals is the pioneer and market leader in India’s branded Iodised salt segment. Extending its portfolio from salt to other food essentials, TCL unveiled India’s first national brand of pulses, followed by a range of spices and nutrimixes. Tata Chemicals has been rated as one of the top 10% in Business and Consumer brands across all industry and consumer brand categories in India by Superbrands™. The company’s Basic Chemistry product range provides key ingredients to some of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass, detergents and other industrial products. Tata Chemicals currently is the world’s third largest producer of soda ash with manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, Africa and North America. With its Farming Essentials portfolio the company through its subsidiary Rallis, has a strong position in the crop protection business. The Tata Chemicals Innovation Centre is home to world class R&D capabilities in the emerging areas of food sciences, nanotechnology and biotechnology.

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