Asian Paints

WCS Automation Case Study

Business Objectives

  • Following the completion of the four-phase project, Asian Paints (APL) wants to be the largest paint plant in the world with a final production capacity of 400,000 kl/year.
  • Asian Paints wanted to distribute directly to their dealers from its new 130-acre facility in Rohtak (close to New Delhi).
  • Bastian Software Solutions and Bastian Solutions were tasked to design a packaged materials and finished goods ASRS with conveyors and lifts that would allow Asian Paints to expand in four phases over the next 4-5 years.
  • The new system had to handle an anticipated volume of 264 pallets per hour, fully automated and controlled using a WCS system.
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Phase 1: Rohtak Automation Program

Asian Paints has set up its sixth largest decorative paint plant at Rohtak, Haryana. This state of the art paint plant is located at Industrial Model Town developed by Haryana State Infrastructure and Industrial Development Corporation. With a production capacity of 400 million liters of paint every year this plant is one of the largest in the world.

Asian Paints System Illustration

Key Technologies


See the results

Bastian Solutions was able to successfully help Asian Paints implement phase 1 full production within 3-4 months of project handover. Phase 2 is scheduled to go live by April 2012.

Asian Paints is positioned to grow order volume (phase 2-4) without adding additional labor.

Stock accuracy, productivity, and throughputs have increased dramatically.


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