The company has a network of more than 33,000 dealers in pipes and more than 130,000 dealers in adhesives and sealant vertical across the country. The new business entrance will ensure Astral’s prominence with all major product categories in the building material segment, it said.
The company has roped in Atul Sanghvi, as the president for the new business. “I am confident that Sanghvi who is carrying a very rich experience of 37 years will take the brand to new heights with addition of the new vertical. Astral will be a more visible brand in building material space, which was so far behind the wall,” said Astral’s chairman and managing director Sandeep Engineer.
The company has 14 manufacturing units spread across the world with a new unit coming up at Cuttack, Odisha which will manufacture pipes and water storage tanks.