Eurosatory 2018: Eurenco, SOLAR to jointly answer Indian Army’s needs and future developments

SOLAR Industries, India's largest manufacturer of explosives and initiating systems, and EURENCO, the European leader in energetic materials, announced during the EUROSATORY 2018 exhibition in Paris, Villepinte (June 11-15), a strategic partnership agreement related to the supply of Explosives, Propellants, Transfer of Technology projects and to a common offer for the Bi-Modular Charge System (BMCS) project in India. 

Charges modulaires Bergerac EURENCO
Eurenco's modular charges production line
(Credit: Eurenco)

SOLAR and EURENCO signed a preliminary Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as far back as July 2016 to evaluate various cooperation options, including the BMCS project. The two companies confirmed with this strategic partnership their strong will to reinforce their cooperation to address the Indian Army’s needs and future developments including export options.

EURENCO is ready to collaborate with SOLAR for the supply of Propellants, Bombs, Ammunition filling and Modular Charges technologies under the “Make in India” policy for the private sector. SOLAR is willing to build dedicated infrastructure facilities with the technical assistance of EURENCO on its explosive and propellant facilities in Nagpur, India. The new facility would include Propellant Plants, one of the key components of Modular Charges, Bombs and Ammunition filling capabilities.

Dominique Guillet, CEO of EURENCO, declared that “This partnership agreement is at the heart of our strategy in India which is today one of the key markets that we aim for as part of our global export policy in Asia,” Manish Nuwal, SOLAR Industries CEO also declared “We have built a strong relationship with EURENCO and are working on a collaborative approach to set up infrastructure facilities under the ‘Make in India’ program of the Government of India to fulfill the needs of the Indian Army.”