NRL launches food grade wax
Guwahati, April 28 (PTI): The Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) launched its premium quality food grade wax which can be used in food packaging, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.
Owing to huge demands of food grade wax which is currently met through imports, the NRL aims to bridge the demandsupply gap with this product and become a market leader in this segment.
The company will now cater to cosmetic, pharmaceutical food packaging and FMCG industries in domestic as well as foreign markets, a company release said.
The product was launched during the 4th NRL Customers’ Meet here by Assamese actor Barsha Rani Bishaya, who will also be its brand ambassador, in presence of the company’s Managing Director S K Barua and other top officials.
The NRL, a Mini Ratna PSU, will use the brand name ‘Pristene’ for this food grade wax.
NRL started its wax production in 2015 and it is the largest producer of paraffin wax in the country producing around 50,000 tonnes of fully refined paraffin wax.
NRL also exports wax to 35 countries in North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia.