Research and development at Hindalco in India is spear headed by its two R&D centres at Belgaum and Taloja, both recognised by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India. Both centres are ISO 9001:2000 certified, and Taloja has also been accredited in accordance with the standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL).
Every manufacturing plant in turn has its own R&D labs, which work on quality assurance, process efficiencies, environmental standards and new product development.
The Belgaum R&D centre conducts research in the field of bauxite, Bayer process and alumina, while the Taloja R&D centre specialises in the field of oil and lube and aluminium related metallurgical services. Developmental and analytical services over the years have earned both R&D centres national and international recognition, including the National Award for R&D efforts.
Hindalco offers industry-leading technology and operating expertise to a large global customer base. Hindalco has a network of technology centres around the world, with over 200 employees dedicated to R&D. Our technology centres encompass the full spectrum of research and development, applied technology, market-led innovation and customer technical services.