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GENERAL FAQ


 - Where is the facility located? 
 - What are the other facilities available at Khopoli? 
 - What is the recruitment policy of the company? 
 - What is the industrial relations scenario? 
 - What is the accessibility? 
 - Can you shed some light on the research and development activities at the Chemicals Division? 
 - How easily are the major infrastructure facilities like the Airport and the Seaport accessible from the Site? 
 - What is the source of process water? 
 - Do you have in-house firewater store facility? 
 - What is the level of automation available in your production plant? 
 - What are the utilities available in your plants? 
 - What are the effluent treatment facilities available on site? 
 - What is the company's ecology policy? 
 - What kind of quality assurance setup do you have? 
 - What is the total number of employees in the site? 
 - What is the HR policy of the company? 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Where is the facility located?

Ans : The facility is located at Khopoli, Dist. Raigad, Maharashtra, India, approximately 80 km from Mumbai. For a graphical representation, please visit our Location page.

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What are the other facilities available at Khopoli?

Ans : Good schools, in-house recreation facility, medical services, canteen/mess facility etc.

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What is the recruitment policy of the company?

Ans : Recruitment is based on campus interviews, through advertisement and recruiting agencies. The recruitment process is based on the compatibility, past performance and merit. Strict confidentiality is maintained throughout the recruitment process. 

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What is the industrial relations scenario?

Ans : There have been no work stoppages at the site due to IR problems since inception. 

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What is the accessibility?

Ans : It is easily accessible from the Old National Highway # 4 connecting Mumbai and Pune. It is also accessible from the new Mumbai - Pune Expressway.

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Can you shed some light on the research and development activities at the Chemicals Division?

Ans : The company established its R&D facility in the year 1963.
The facility is recognized by statutory institutions, the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India, and the University of Bombay. The R&D of Innovasynth's Chemicals Division has been a pioneer in technology development and has been a recipient of the prestigious ICMA Award for Technology Development. 
Newly renovated labs, kilo-lab and a new pilot plant and an independent analytical facility have added to the strength of R&D. 
In accordance with the Division's intention to move towards high knowledge areas, the R&D human resource has seen a distinct shift towards highly qualified personnel. 
Present breakup of R&D is as follows: PhD Chemists : 5 
MSc Chemists : 20 
Analytical Chemists : 2 
Chemical Engineers : 8 
Others : 10 
The R&D Department is the nodal department for the contract research and custom synthesis services offered by Innovasynth. 

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How easily are the major infrastructure facilities like the Airport and the Seaport accessible from the Site?

Ans : They are easily accessible by road. Seaport : 40 km away; Airport : 70 km away (Mumbai)

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What is the source of process water?

Ans : The water is drawn from Patalganga River. 

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Do you have in-house firewater store facility?

Ans : Yes.

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What is the level of automation available in your production plant? 

Ans : The level of automation is moderate in the older plants but high in the new pilot plant and multipurpose plant 

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What are the utilities available in your plants?

Ans : 
 - Brine 
 - Chilled Water
 - Steam 
 - Power 
 - Water Sanction
 - Hot Oil Unit 
 - Instrument Air 
 - PSI Nitrogen 


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What are the effluent treatment facilities available on site?

Ans : Comprehensive liquid effluent treatment facility available based on aerobic oxidation. Stacks and scrubbers to control gaseous effluents are installed at all points. No incineration facility is available on site but we have access to a nearby facility. 

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What is the company's ecology policy?

Ans : The company is very aware of the importance and has taken every possible measure to protect the environment. It has maintained a green belt area around the plant. Innovasynth is a recipient of the Rathi Award for Environment Protection Award in 1997 The company is gearing up for ISO 14000 certification and proposes to be a signatory to the Responsible Care Principles. For detailed information regarding our ecology policy, please visit our Environment link 

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What kind of quality assurance setup do you have?

Ans : We have a full fledged QA set up with 10 analysts. The department is well equipped. The equipment in our analytical facility includes:
 - Gas Chromatographs 
 - Liquid Chromatographs
 - Spectrometers -FT -IR, UV-VIS
 - Titrators, moisture balance; Polarimeter
 - Atomic absorption 
For information on our quality policy, please visit our Quality page.

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What is the total number of employees in the site?

Ans : The total number of employees is 200.

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What is the HR policy of the company?

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The Chemicals Division of Innovasynth respects and values its human resources. The career development of employees is achieved through a system that promotes a timely 360 degree feedback. Training / re-training of employees is organized on the job and off the job. Feedback from employees is regularly acted upon with a training / counseling response by the Human Resource Department or specialized professionals that are outsourced. Both individual efforts and team efforts are valued and are considered towards growth opportunities within the organization. Innovasynth Technologies (I) Ltd. ensures transparency in its working, an empowered working environment and a fair deal to each individual. To explore job openings please visit current openings 

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