Wavin, a pipes and fittings solution provider for the building and infrastructure industry, has acquired the Dura-Line manufacturing facility in Hyderabad. With this takeover, the company will be deploying its newest solutions and technologies within India and throughout Asia-Pacific.
Dura-Line is a TL-9000 and ISO-9001 rated manufacturer of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) conduits serving the telecommunications, enterprise, and electrical markets.
Wavin will continue producing the advanced water & gas pipes and fittings for below-ground use and invest in new technology assets to produce Wavin PVC and CPVC products for supply of drinking water (hot and cold), proficient transport of sewage (domestic & industrial waste) and rainwater for better sanitation, and hygiene.
Wavin re-entered the Indian market in 2020 seeing opportunities in clean drinking water and sanitation. Today, there are an estimated 88 million people in India that lack access to safe drinking water and 910 million people with insufficient access to improved sanitation.
“India market with its double-digit growth potential of infrastructure markets makes it among the priority markets for us globally. We are progressing as per our plans for building local manufacturing capacity in the country. As we work with our partners to optimise our footprint in India, we will be creating employment and earning opportunities for people and communities we operate in,” said Freek Crum, president, Wavin Asia-Pacific.
Both Wavin and Dura-Line are group companies within Orbia, with presence in specialty products and innovative solutions for building and infrastructure, precision agriculture, health care delivery, and data communications.