Modi Rubber inks JV with Japan's Asahi Oraganic Chemical

Modi Rubber inks JV with Japan's Asahi Oraganic Chemical New Delhi: Modi Rubber Ltd (MRL) announced Friday it has entered into a partnership with Japanese firm Asahi Organic Chemicals to set up joint venture company for making and selling of resin-coated sand.

The newly-created entity will be named 'Asahi Modi Materials Pvt Ltd' based in Gujarat, MRL said in a BSE filing.

Through its initital investment of Rs 30 crore, Modi Rubber Ltd will own 49 percent stake in the JV firm and the rest 51 percent stake will be held by the Japanese company, the Uttar Pradesh-based company said.

The JV firm will manufacture and sell resin coated sand. It will commence its operation from January 2014, it added.

Shares of MRL company Friday settled at Rs 27 on the BSE, down 0.55 percent from their previous close.

PTI