Hollingsworth & Vose will be the joint venture's majority owner and managing partner. Warehousing facilities will also be set up during the planning and construction period to serve customers currently importing Hollingsworth & Vose products.

The new mill will produce water and solvent based engine filter media, as well as selected products for HVAC filtration and battery separator applications.

Hollingsworth & Vose CEO Val Hollingsworth said: “H&V has been active building our relationships and presence in India for many years. We are pleased to be taking this next step forward to better serve our customers in India and the surrounding region."  
 
Nath Group chairman Nandkishor Kagliwal, added: “We look forward to close collaboration with H&V as we work together to build this company.”