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Asia Dyestuff Industry Federation (ADIF) appoints Mr. Janak Mehta, as Chairman
Mumbai, India, 17-7-2018: Asia Dyestuff Industry Federation, an industry body representing Dyestuffs, Pigments, Optical Brighteners and Dyes Intermediates manufacturers has appointed Mr. Janak Mehta as Chairman. Mr. Mehta was appointed for a tenure of five years during the federation’s meeting conducted in Shanghai. Mr. Mehta, was previously President for the Dyestuffs Manufacturers Association of India (DMAI).
This announcement marks the establishment of the India chapter for the Federation and coincides with the centenary celebrations of China Dyestuff industry. ADIF also appointed four Vice Chairmen from DMAI and DMAI’s Executive Secretary was officially designated as the Deputy Secretary General for ADIF.
The Federation will work towards the development of the Asian colorant industry by promoting communication and exchange information among its members. Through sustained bi-lateral and multi-lateral cooperation as well as for holding seminars, and exhibitions between different members, the Federation aims to create opportunities and conditions conducive for the development of the Asian colorant industry.
In his maiden address, Mr. Mehta, expressed his optimism that with the support and co-operation of all the stake holders, ADIF would be able to perform its activities to the benefits of all concerned to usher better days for the Asian Dyestuff Industry. He appealed to all the members to come together and join all their efforts in this direction.
There has been a dynamic shift in the colorant manufacturing and consumer industry as more and more of the business shifts towards Asia. ADIF represents the association of dyestuff and pigment manufacturers in Asia and have a combined annual production capacity translating in US$ 20-25 billion of sales. Currently headquartered in Beijing, the establishment of the India chapter will facilitate and promote the interest of Indian dyestuffs and colorant industry through its branch office in Mumbai, functioning via DMAI Secretariat.