Business markets and consumer demands are extremely dynamic in nature. Serving these ever-changing and demanding requirements necessitates constant innovation and technological developments.

20 Microns has a centralized research and development centre located at Waghodia, near Vadodara. A talented team under the supervision of more than 35 chemists & scientists leads the research and development activities. Extensive research experimentation is carried out pertaining to the minerals and their applications in diverse fields. The centre is dedicated to undertake long-term research programs, deliver timely analytical reports and lay the foundation of all prospective developments.

Since inception, this R&D center has itself developed technologies that have led to establishment of several plants. Without the aid of any external agency, the R&D center has set up pilot scale wet & dry processing plant as well as calcination plants for trial purpose. The Company has also heavily invested into laboratory scale equipment’s and machinery to test its specialty chemicals and additives range.

Operations

20 Microns is a customer-oriented company striving to meet the categorical requirements. To attain this objective, the R&D Center is equipped with a ‘Product Application Centre’ that is determined on developing the materials as per customer requirements and taking up joint projects with its customers from various fields and applications.

The R&D centre got recognized by the Govt of India and getting approved by DSIR (Department of Scientific & Industrial Research)and has also collaborated with several external agencies like Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute (Kolkata), SICART (Vallabh Vidyanagar – Gujarat); IIT – Mumbai, Smart Instruments Company Pvt. Ltd. (Mumbai) and international Research organizations in Europe for testing of the samples for specific tests like Scanning Electron Microscopic study, XRD analysis, Surface Area Measurement and other experimentations.

The R&D center has formulated various innovative as well as value-added synthetic products in recent times and offering new innovative products for various applications every year. 20 Microns has prolonged association with the Paint Research Association of England, Society of Plastic Engineers, India and Central Pulp and Paper Research Institute, India; which enables the Company to explore the developments and requirements of all major industries using functional fillers and extenders.