Paques India: Pioneer in Anaerobic Technology, has the newest 4th technology digesters.
An unique interview from Mr. Sudeep Sangameswaran, Managing Director, Paques India.
Over 200 of Paques installations deal with Pulp and Paper effluents worldwide. This expertise, mixed with many years of experience in organic purification, bodily separation and filtration, permits Paques to design, construct and ship a custom-made and cost-effective purification course of.
Paper Desk : Could you clarify about Paques and its operations in India?
Sudeep Sangameswaran : Paques, based in Balk, The Netherlands, has round 50 years of expertise and has grown into one of many main gamers in water and gasoline remedy worldwide.
Paques entered India in 2013, and now we have been increasing our operations ever since. We began with a handful of workers in a small workplace area in Mylapore, Chennai. As of right now, now we have over 100 workers, head workplace in Nungambakkam, Chennai and a regional workplace in Noida with distant presence throughout numerous cities in India. We even have a world class manufacturing facility, a primary of its variety for wastewater remedy tools manufacturing that has over 50 staff & workers at Sri City, AP.
Customers of Paques are energetic in nearly each Municipal and Industrial market, resembling Pulp & Paper, Food, Dairies, Distilleries, Beer and Beverages, Biofuels, Metal and Mining and Chemicals. We have over 100 operating references in the nation at current.
Paques is now part of the German Investment Company, SKion Water (https://www.skionwater.com/en/) and we’re extraordinarily honoured to be the a part of the worldwide portfolio of water know-how firms of SKion together with Ovivo, EnviroChemie, ELIQUO WATER GROUP, Ecopreneur, ADASA and Matten. Collectively, we’ll proceed to supply recent water and wastewater remedy options to each municipal and industrial prospects worldwide.
Paques India is now current in the PHARMA INDUSTRY as nicely. We have the potential to deal with essentially the most tough effluent on the Bulk Drugs and Active Pharma Ingredients (API) aspect on the lowest working price. We have achieved good success in Pharma Industry in Europe and China. Anaerobic Technology is being utilized by different API/ Bulk drug firms in India and is already a longtime know-how.
Paques, a pioneer in Anaerobic Technology, has the newest 4th technology digesters, which supply a lot better outcomes than the first technology know-how generally used right now.
PD : What are your organization’s mission & imaginative and prescient?
SS : Ever since we set foot on the Indian sub-continent, now we have all the time envisioned of “The World with out Waste”, the place the folks don’t see waste as trash, however as one thing of worth & income. Paques’ mission is to serve the options involving pure bio-technological processes to purify wastewater and gasoline streams thereby enhancing the sustainability of our shoppers and tribute to the balanced enchancment of People, Profit and Planet by revitalization of assets.
Our tradition is worker centric fostering skilled and private development. A house away from house the place your works will get recognised, rewarded, and celebrated. When you be a part of Paques, you be a part of a workforce which is passionately dedicated and self-driven.
PD : What do you supply for the present paper trade?
SS : Operating Effluent Treatment Plant in Closed Loop has been an awesome problem for Indian Paper Industry, the product high quality because of dangerous water circumstances didn’t gave them assurance of manufacturing Odorless paper. We have launched and demonstrated the confirmed idea of “The Next Generation Closed Loop System” for Paper Industry Effluent whereby we guarantee Zero Liquid Discharge of the wastewater loop, and our shopper can produce Odour Free Paper. Many of our shoppers have began even positioning their merchandise into the market as Food Grade high quality because of the variety of handled water high quality Paques Closed Loop System produces after treating them.
PD : Could you clarify extra about your BIOPAQ®IC remedy system?
SS : Biopaq® is the model the place generations of applied sciences have been advanced. Biopaq®IC is breakthrough know-how in the world the place in combining the ideas and addressing the constraints of UASB or some other low-rate reactor applied sciences. Closed Loop Technology for Paper Industry in powered by Biopaq®IC and Biopaq®ICX system, the place in the remedy course of is fast sufficient to take care of the loop COD & VFA in the vary to supply Odour-Free/Food Grade Paper.
PD : What is Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket (UASB)?
SS : UASB know-how is way older technology know-how wants significantly bigger area and quantity to deal with the wastewater. Client prefers Biopaq®IC over UASB because of many distinct benefits. Paques’ Biopaq®UASB comes in modules with its personal robustness – comprised of excessive engineered plastics – we additionally supply 10 years of guarantee of the fabric. It doesn’t want periodical upkeep not like the standard UASB reactors.
Additionally, a retrofit programme is on the market for current UASB installations. Paques not solely has a whole lot of expertise in updating Paques’ installations, but additionally in enhancing merchandise of our opponents.
PD : Do you manufacture any particular remedy programs for heavy turbid and barely contaminated liquids?
SS : We have full vary of options relying up on the trade and influent sorts, and we go methodologically and don’t promote until we’re assured of fixing the problems and for that now we have pre-sales procedures like Piloting & Biodegradability Tests.
PD : How about your service & help actions earlier than & after gross sales?
SS : I’m proud to share the applied sciences what we manufacture comes with longer warranties as much as 10 years due to its robustness and excessive sturdiness. None of the wastewater course of know-how comes for such bigger warranties, therefore our enterprise from warranties/repairs from our personal merchandise is nearly zero.
However, our devoted service workforce comprising of course of specialists along with web site operations job power make sure the seamless operations of the plant. Our distinctive service propositions embody portfolio of Operations, Remote Support, Online/Real time monitoring. We additionally provide distinctive specialist merchandise like Nutrimix, Granular Biomass which may enhance the efficiency of the present crops.
PD : Do you’ve got in-house laboratory and R&D services?
SS : Paques India has world-class units of laboratory tools, on-site Pilot Tests & actual time Biodegradability Analysis. Global Design and Engineering Centre (GDEC) workforce based mostly out of Chennai, specializing in new product growth, and supporting international engineering actions.
PD : Where is your Manufacturing facility positioned?
SS : We inaugurated “The State of the Art” fashionable manufacturing unit in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh in the 12 months 2016. The plant is among the most fashionable Water Treatment Equipment manufacturing models in India. It encompasses 40,000 sq. toes space throughout a plot of two acres, is absolutely air conditioned & absolutely automated.
It manufactures core elements for reactors that deal with wastewater and gasoline, and provides merchandise to prospects throughout Southeast Asia, Japan, Vietnam, apart from India and the SAARC nations.
PD : Challenges you face in the Indian Market ?
SS : India Cleantech market is of great alternatives, we knew it from the day one whereas forming the core start-up workforce in 2014. Within time of 5 years of beginning up our manufacturing facility, we’re the primary firm in the Anaerobic Treatment Market in India – serving specific-niche markets like Ethanol, Sugar, Paper, Dairies and Food Processing, the place we’re rising at virtually double the tempo of the same old market development fee.
We perceive it takes time for market like India to just accept the following technology know-how and it’s a means of change and adaptation, which in fact each subsequent gen know-how should undergo.
PD : What are your different markets?
SS : SKion Water is the steadiness between entrepreneurialism and synergy to perfection. Its portfolio firms get pleasure from a excessive diploma of independence, whereas the group construction permits them to work collectively seamlessly to ship complete options to key trade sectors.
As an anchor investor in Emerald Technology Ventures’ international water innovation affect fund, the group can now supply a wider vary of alternatives for collaborative options throughout the globe. Furthermore, by positioning itself as an end-to-end water and wastewater options supplier in the pharma worth chain, it has expertly captured the zeitgeist of the vaccination age.
Paques would deal with SKion Water’s flagship merchandise/applied sciences that are helpful throughout the goal industries.
“We don’t promote until we’re assured of fixing the problems and for that now we have pre-sales procedures like Piloting & Biodegradability Tests”.
PD : How does your organization contribute to the society?
SS : Paques strongly help Women Empowerment. We have thus partnered with Tender Heats NGO, a non-governmental group in Bhatola Village, Faridabad that empowers underprivileged ladies from the local people by offering vocational coaching and creating employment alternatives. For our company gifting initiatives, Paques purchases handcrafted merchandise like macrame coasters, purses, laptop computer sleeves, and different merchandise made by the expert ladies of the NGO. The goal of this small gesture is to offer the ladies of the village a way of honour and to remind them to be economically unbiased.
In 2018, Paques participated actively in offering reduction supplies to the victims of the cyclone of Gaja. As a part of Paques’ Gaja cyclone reduction fund, Paques groups visited down south areas like Nagapattinam, Velankanni, Vadaranyam, and Thiruvarur in Tamil Nadu and offered reduction supplies to the victims like rain covers and tuffpaulines to construct shelter from the cyclone & incessant rains.
PD : Any particular achievements to your firm?
SS : In February 2020, PAQUES India was honoured by ET Now with the “Business Leader of the Year Award – Excellence in Sustainable Water Management.”