The Cargo group was incorporated under the dynamic vision and leadership of founder Late Mr Y P Nanda. Since then, the company has grown over the last five decades to become a conglomerate with diverse ventures spanning across automobile, hospitality, manufacturing, logistics, glass processing, renewable energy, and infrastructure. Under “Make-in-India” campaign and only-of-its-kind in India, Cargo Group has set-up Thermosol Glass Pvt. Ltd (TGPL), which is India’ first parabolic mirror manufacturing facility.
The factory is located in Kutch, Gujarat and is only 90 Kms from Kandla/ Mundra port of Gujarat. TGPL is a technology oriented company equipped with ultra-modern, renowned European and American machines producing parabolic tempered mirrors (PTM), reflectors, and heat concentrators.
With investment of USD 12 Mn, the plant is equipped with one of the global best facilities comprising the tempering and bending furnace from Glasstech USA, mirroring line from Kloepper, Germany, fully automatic robotic and PLC controlled conveyors from Gudel (Switzerland). A sizable investment is also made to associate a highly modernized indigenous test lab facility involving environmental test chambers from Kohler (Germany), Memmert (Germany), online optical test equipment ISRA (Germany),Offline optical system Q-Dec from CSP Services(Germany), offline latest equipment LAMBDA 1050 UV/Vis/NIR Spectrometer from PerkinElmer, USA. The lab is equipped to test environmental ageing, decay, optical performance and mechanical correctness for solar efficiency. Clubbing all this, makes the plant one of the best facility globally, having 1.1 million sq. m annual production capacity.
Thermosol Glass (http://www.thermosolglass.com/), owing its inception to one of India’s leading glass processing companies, has set up India’s first fully automated solar parabolic mirror processing plant under “Make in India” campaign at Kutch, Gujarat. The plant produces high quality mirrors to be used in Solar Thermal Power Projects across the globe. It has state of the art manufacturing facility with ISO 9001:2008 certification and equipment procured from the best manufacturers globally. The product is internationally certified for its quality. The production capacity is in the range of 1.11 million m2 of solar parabolic mirrors per annum.