Pune: Lindstrom India, a subsidiary of Lindstrom Group, a Finnish workwear service company which has completed 170 years of its existence, on Wednesday inaugurated its first cleanroom unit in Chakan area of Pune and has started catering to Serum Institute of India Private Limited.
Speaking at the inaugural event at Anupam Chakrabarty, Senior VP-Sales and Markets, Lindstrom Global said that currently, the company will be catering to the pharmaceutical industry. “Cleanroom services are required mainly in pharmaceutical, food, electronics and auto industries and hence, there is a scope for expansion in the sector. Cleanroom services ensure the highest quality hygiene, safety and reliability which is most critical to customers in these industries,” added Chakrabarty.
Lindstrom’s cleanroom service ensures hygienic production facilities by providing garments serviced in cleanroom laundries which prevent contaminations during the process thus ensuring complete safety of the products being manufactured. The cleanroom unit, spread over 50,000 square feet has a capacity of servicing 400,000 number of uniforms per month. The staff in the unit has received special training from experts in Finland and operates under classified cleanroom environment to guarantee supply of particle free and contamination free garments to its customers.
Inaugurating the new unit in Chakan in Pune, Suresh Jadhav, Executive Director, Serum Institute of India Private Limites said that as cleanrooms require big and complex multilevel structures with large serviced equipment and utility, Serum decided to outsource the service to Lindstrom.
“We have been working with Lindstrom for the last two years on this project and see huge value in the professional workwear services they offer,” added Jadhav. Officials of the Lindstrom said that each garment used by an employee working in has a pharmaceutical industry code which helps to know the life of the garment. The garments carry bacteria and dust which has to be cleaned as the working environment should not be contaminated. These garments undergo cleaning with detergents and chemical agents under different temperature, humidity and pressure.