HPL Additives Limited (formerly known as High Polymer Labs Limited), is a prominent name in the global market for Polymer Additives and Specialty Chemicals. HPLA is not only a significant player domestically i.e. in the Indian Market with a market share of over 75% but is also a distinct player in the international industry with exports to more than 49 countries across the world. Its exports to Europe and USA accounts for about 50% of its turnover. It has been able to achieve this high level of growth and large market share, despite the increasing global competition, due to its focus on Quality, Delivery and Service.
HPLA is an ISO 9001; ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certified company.
HPLA has four manufacturing sites in India: three in Faridabad (Haryana) and one in Derabassi (Punjab). All plants are DCS/PLC controlled and equipped with state-of-the-art instruments ensuring reliable and safe processes, while focusing majorly on ensuring safe operating conditions and environment at all the plants. All technologies are developed in house and with no technical know-how agreements, joint ventures or collaborations for any product(s) manufactured by the company. The technology development starts from the R&D center and then progresses through the Technology Development group, the Projects and Engineering Services group, the Manufacturing group, the Environment group and the Health and Safety (EHS) group before it is finalized and blueprinted. Inter-departmental interface and ratification ensures safety, reliability, efficiency of processes, excellent product quality due to stringent design inputs and reduces development and commercialization time.
Research & Development is the core of HPLA, and recognized by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science, Government of India. It is furnished with up-to-date and hi-tech equipment and instruments in order to cater to the evolving needs to our customers and the market, and boasts of highly qualified scientists and chemists from leading academic institutions from across the country.
In recognition of it's work and efforts in R&D, HPLA has received many awards including the DSIR National Award, ICC Acharya PC Ray Award for the Development of Indigenous Technology (2005-06, 2009-10) and the PLASTCON (2009) for best research in Polymer Science, Technology and Engineering. As a company we dedicate these accolades to our brilliant and efficient team of scientists, engineers and management professionals.
Moreover, HPLA is strong proponent of an effective chemicals regulatory system. It strictly believes in the principle of not only providing safe and healthy working conditions for its employees but also an overall healthier environment though its efforts in the areas of pollution and waste minimization.
HPLA owes its success and growth to its most valuable and vital asset: Human Resources. Constant training, skill upgradation, motivation, transparent policies, clarity of career path, rewards for excellence are some of the tools HPLA uses to get the best out of its people.
Furthermore, customer satisfaction is of paramount importance to HPLA. Periodic initiatives are undertaken to map the dynamic needs and satisfaction levels of the customers, in order to allow HPLA to continuously improve and maximize customer satisfaction.
All of HPLAs interaction whether internally with its employees or externally with its customers, suppliers and other parties are based on its value drivers: Adaptability, Versatility, Teamwork, Caring and Dependability.
Directors and Management
Mr. Harcharan Singh
Chairman & Managing-Director
Mr. Umesh Anand
Joint Managing Director
Mr. Anil Chadha
Corporate Strategy & Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Minal Anand
International Marketing &
Dr. Dilip D.Ravetkar
Prof.(Dr.) Veena Choudhary
Ms. Alka Bhardwaj
Regulatory AffairsREACh- European Union
REACH stands for Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals and is European Legislation No. 1907 / 2006, which was officially entered into force in June 2007 , replacing several associated European Directives and Regulations
The REACh regulation requires substances manufactured or imported into the European Union, including substances in preparation in quantities over one metric ton per year, to be registered unless exempted. The main aims of REACh are to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risks that can be posed by chemicals. REACh makes industry responsible for assessing and managing the risks posed by chemicals and providing appropriate safety information to their users.
The REACh process had started with the pre-registration of substances having dead line December 1, 2008. There is transitional period to complete the registration process for existing substances with phased-in deadlines of 2010, 2013 and 2018 depending on the annual quantities imported in the Europe and the hazard of the substance. As a responsible manufacturer of specialty chemicals, HPLA has always been attentive to the way chemical substances are used and continuously develop policies that aim to improve the safety and health of people as well as the environment. This is why HPLA supports the principle of a more effective chemicals regulatory system in order to deliver sustainable health and environmental safety benefits. In order to ensure that HPLA is well prepared for REACh, a special cell is formed to ensure compliance with and implementation of the regulation. HPLA has pre-registered all of the eligible substances that it exports to EU and registered the substances due for the registration.Substances registered are:
- KINOX® -10
- KINOX® -76
- KINOX® -68
- KINOX® -30
- MICROFINE® - ADC
- MICROFINE® - OBSH
Other Regulations(REACh- Turkey, China and South Korea)
HPLA has notified the following substances under the Turkey Chemical Regulation (Less than 1000 MT/Annum)
For our range of substances (which are in existing substances), registration is not required. The only requirement is to have the SDS & Label (in the local language) to be put on the packaging.INDIA
India has started preparing REACh like regulations. At present, lists of the existing chemicals are being generated.
MSDS and packaging for all products being exported to Europe are REACh and CLP compliant.What is SVHC (Substances of Very High Concern)?
Substances which are PBTs (persistent, bio-accumulative and toxic) and vPvBs (very persistent and very bio-accumulative) and CMRs (carcinogenic, mutagenic or repro-toxic [toxic to reproduction]) or an equivalent level of concern shall fall under SVHC . At present there are 151 SVHC as per REACh-EUPossible regulatory options for SVHC:
- Substance may remain in candidate list of SVHC without further action
- Convince the authority ( ECHA) to propose a restriction on the limited number of uses instead of going for authorization of all the Uses.
- Include in Annex XIV with exemption
- Include in Annex XIV with extended sunset dates
Possible regulatory options for SVHC - time lines up to authorization for ADC:
|1.||Inclusion in the candidate list of substance of very high concern||19th December, 2012||Already included in the candidate list|
|2.||It's priotization for inclusion in Annex XIV||20th June, 2013||Stakeholder consultation|
|3.||Recommendation by ECHA on activity 2||20th December, 2013||At present there is 38 substances in prioti- zation list|
|4.||Final decision by European Commission assisted by Member states Committee on activity 2||25th September, 2014|
|5.||Veto right by European Parliament on activity 2||End December, 2014|
|6.||Inclusion of ADC into ANNEX-XIV||20th February, 2015||If no negative opinion comes|
|7.||Date of authorization & Sun set||Date of authorization & Sun set|
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Awards & Recognition
THE BEST BRAND IN THE PLASTICS & POLYMERS
TWO STAR EXPORT HOUSE CERTIFICATE issued by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry Department of Commerce, Government of India for excelling in export performance during current and previous two financial years of above USD Million 25 in FOB Value. HPL won Certificate in the category of Manufacturer Exporter for the year 2017-2022.
In recognition of his contribution to the industry and state, The Times group (publishers of The Economic Times, The Times of India and Navbharat Times etc.) bestowed upon Chairman & Managing Director, Mr. Harcharan Singh honor of ICON OF HARYANA in 2017.
Mr. Harcharan Singh, Chairman & Managing Director was recognized as one of THE TYCOONS OF FARIDABAD for his contribution to the industry and state during his illustrious career spanning over five decades by leading Hindi newspaper chain of JAGRAN publications in 2016.
OUTSTANDING AWARD OF EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE for long time service in the field of Polymer Additives by All India Federation of Plastic Industries in 2016.
HARYANA STATE CERTIFICATE OF MERIT FOR OUTSTANDING EXPORT PERFORMANCE for the year 2016 , 2014-15 and In 1998-99 by Industries & Commerce department, Government Of Haryana, India in recognition of outstanding performance in export.
WINNER AND MERIT AWARD HOLDER IN THE CATEGORY of Basic Inorganic & Organic Chemicals including Agro Chemicals for the outstanding export performance for the year 2014-15 & then again in 2016-17 by Basic Chemicals & Cosmetics Export Promotion Council(CHEMEXCIL), Ministry of Commerce & Industry Government of India.
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD : Faridabad Industries Association, apex body of industries in Faridabad conferred “Life Time Achievement Award” for the year 2011-12 to Chairman and Managing Director, Mr. Harcharan Singh in appreciation and recognition of his untiring, sustained and meritorious efforts for growth and development of Industry.
P.C. RAY AWARD 2005-06 & Again in 2010 : for Development of Indigenous Technology by Indian Chemical Council, Mumbai.
FIRST GRADE AWARD 2009 : For Export Performance During the year 2006-07 by Basic Chemicals & Cosmetics Export Promotion Council(CHEMEXCIL)Ministry of Commerce & Industry Government of India.
PLASTICON AWARD 2009 : Best Research Award (Polymer Sciences, Technology & Engineering) for Commercializing “antioxidant“ products by Plastindia Foundation.
NATIONAL AWARD : For Research & Development by Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) - Ministry of Science & Technology Government of India Year 2003.
Basic Chemicals, Cosmetics & Dyes Export Promotion Council popularly known as CHEMEXCIL was set up by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India in the year 1963 with the objective of promoting exports of Dyes and Dye Intermediates; Basic Inorganic & Organic Chemicals, including Agrochemicals; Cosmetics, Soaps, Toiletries & Essential Oils and Specialty Chemi cals, Lubricants and Castor oil. With its present total Membership strength, comprising of Large Scale & Small Scale Manufacturers and Merchant Exporters of more than 4000 it is ‘one contact point’ for sourcing information on any of the above products from India.
CHEMEXCIL annually organizes Export Award Function to felicitate outstanding exporters during the year on their excellent export performance.
In the News
HPL additives Ltd. is planning to set up a unit in port area of Gujarat. HPL Additives Ltd, a 54-year-old Faridabad (NCR) based entity, is India’s largest single player with majority market share in the polymer additives & specialty chemical industry.Date : 09th February 2018
54-year-old Faridabad (NCR) based entity, is India’s largest single player with majority market share in the polymer additives & specialty chemical industry.Date : 13th February 2018
54-year-old Faridabad (NCR) based entity, is India’s largest single player with majority market share in the polymer additives.Date : 09th February 2018
To meet the worldwide growing demand of Plastic additives, Country’s Faridabad based company HPL Additives LtdDate : 09th February 2018
HPL entered into an agreement with Canadian firm EPI to manufacture Oxo-Biodegradable Additives in IndiaDate : 09th February 2018
HPL entered into an agreement with Canadian firm EPI to manufacture Oxo-Biodegradable Additives in IndiaDate : 08th February 2018