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Water Conservation for Industries.

about the company

Now the world's largest vaccine manufacturer, Serum Institute of India was founded in 1966 by Dr. Cyrus Poonawalla with the aim of manufacturing life-saving immuneo-biologicals. Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd. is the world's largest vaccine manufacturer by number of doses produced and sells more than 1.3 billion doses globally. It is ranked as India's No. 1 biotechnology company, manufacturing highly specialized life saving biologicals like vaccines using cutting edge genetic and cell based technologies, antisera and other medical specialties.


Reduction in water consumption

Eliminate settlement of micro organisms and odour in the filter system to the maximum possible extent.

Minimize time spent on backwashing

benefits of using fibalon

fibalon features

  • The FIBALON® DyFix® fibers have a high particle retention rate.
  • FIBALON® is a light filter medium that can easily replace any other filter medium
  • FIBALON is built with fiber polymers that counter the settlement and growth of micro – organisms and development of odour.

fibalon benefits

  • The backwashing process was considerably reduced thus saving water and time.
  • 700 kgs of sand replaced by 14kgs of FIBALON®
  • Quality of water is retained, ensuring manufacturing of a high quality product

comparative study of sand and FIBALON


  • Water: 12,000 x 300 times = 36,00,000 Ltr. of water saved
  • Time: 300 times x 30 mins = 150 hours
  • Money: 12m3 x 300 days x 30/m3 = Rs. 1,08,000


  • Water: 12,000 x 3 times = 36,000 ltrs
  • Time: 3 times x 30 mins = 1.5 hours
  • Money: 12m3 x 3 days x 30/m3 = Rs. 1,080


After substituting FIBALON®, the back washing process was initiated only after 4 to 5 months as compared to previously having to backwash daily. As a result the Serum Institute was able to save on their water consumption, time and money by incorporating FIBALON® as their filter media.