Ross is a leading, global player in mixing & blending technology with a legacy of more than 175 years. It manufactures industrial mixing, blending, drying and dispersion equipment. The company is privately owned by the Ross family and presently operates through five plants in the USA, a dedicated R&D centre, two plants in China and one in India. USA, China and India have their own dedicated test labs for customers to test their applications on the range of products that Ross offers.
Recently, the Indian arm – Ross Process Equipment India – expanded its manufacturing facility to cater to the growing demand from Indian markets. Ross India now boasts of a well-appointed 72,000 sq-ft manufacturing plant, which is located at Chakan, near Pune.
“We just completed 10 years of our operations in India, and look forward to offer benefits of Make in India to our customers. Our growth has been in line with expectations, and we see bright prospects for Ross India in the near future” says Lokendra Singh, managing director.
Ross’ equipment are innovatively designed and manufactured for dispersion, drying, blending, emulsification, homogenisation, particle size reduction, high viscosity compounding, sub-surface powder induction, agitated vacuum drying and other processes. Ross India has also actively engaged in providing customised tanks, agitators, pressure vessels and reactors as per market demands. The plant is already making a range of products, including Dispersers, High Shear Mixers, Kneaders, Multi Shaft Mixers, Planetary Mixers, Ribbon-Paddle Blenders, Solids/Liquid injection, Static Mixers, Three Roll Mills, Tumble Blenders, Vacuum Drying Systems, Vacuum Mixers Homogenisers, Vertical Blender and Discharge System.
The products serve a spectrum of industries including chemical, adhesives and sealants, electronics, pharmaceutical, explosives, food, polymers, plastics and composites, paints, inks and coating, metals and ceramics, cosmetics and personal care.
The newly developed test lab provides a variety of process-line simulations, enabling customers to identify the best possible equipment before making a purchase. The facility will help in identifying a customer’s exact need and deciding on the best solution for it.
With a focus on offering precise application based solutions, Ross India aims at leadership in the Indian market as well as entry in the Middle East and African countries, very soon.