Edayar Zinc Limited is a pioneer in the manufacturing of Special High-Grade Electrolytic Zinc in its custom zinc smelter at Kochi, India. An obsession for consistent quality and a “customer-first” approach has built an enviable reputation for Edayar Zinc, making it the preferred choice across all industry segments. The current production capacity is 38,000 TPA of Zinc metal with Sulphuric Acid & Cadmium associated by-products.
Zinc is the fourth most widely used metal after Iron, Aluminium, and Copper. It is used for a variety of purposes including galvanizing steel, manufacturing LPG regulators, automobile components, zippers, dry cell batteries, specialty chemicals, alloys, doorknobs, door handles and fittings, paint, rubber and car tires. Edayar Zinc Ltd.’s product portfolio includes:
Edayar Zinc Limited commissioned operations in 1967 at Binanipuram with a capacity of 14,000 TPA. Located on the bank of River Periyar and close proximity to the Kochi port, ensures that the plant has easy access to abundant water and transportation. The company has constantly upgraded its production facilities, and today the plant boasts of the best-in-class technology in zinc manufacturing.
The company follows best manufacturing practices, such as SPC-SQC, DCS/SCADA based process control and strict quality control to ensure high quality and efficiency. A DST approved, in-plant Research & Development Centre, works around the clock to incorporate innovation into products and processes, and improve the quality.
Edayar Zinc Ltd. is first in India to be certified under various International standards viz. ISO 14001:2004 for Environment Management, ISO 9001:2008 for Quality Management, OHSAS 18001:2007 for Occupational Health & Safety and SA 8000:2008 for Social Accountability.
Edayar Zinc Limited plans to expand its production capacity to 1,00,000 TPA. The company plans for backward integration into mining and is looking at acquiring strategic stakes in mining operations both in India and abroad.
Edayar Zinc Ltd.’s future plans include recovery of Lead & Silver values from the feed, backward integration into captive mines; investments into mines with off-take rights and Brownfield / Greenfield expansion of the Smelter.