The construction chemicals market in India can be considered a “sunrise industry”, believes Santhosh Prakash, Vice President (Product Management), Mapei Construction Products India, as its acceptance in the construction market is growing at a steady pace. Infrastructure projects like ports, roads and bridges, airports and metros are expected to be the key growth drivers for construction chemicals, says Prakash, as he shares more on the market and the company’s offerings…
Considering the market demand, tell us about your offerings?
Internationally, Mapei is an 82-years-old company, although Mapei India is just eight years old. Mapei SpA has 15 product lines, which encompass the entire spectrum of chemicals used in the construction industry. Mapei India products fundamentally cover admixtures, waterproofing, grouts, repair products, chemical flooring (resin and cementitious); and special products for tunnelling, including products required by tunnel-boring machines; as well as products related to fixing ceramic tile, stone, and other materials such as PVC, carpets, etc.
Mapei India recently added new products to the waterproofing, repair and rehabilitation, tile adhesives, flooring, and resilient segments. With these offerings, Mapei India expects to cover all its selected project groups, with high-quality products of international standards supported by effective technical services.