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Avantor® India Promotes Safety Awareness for Students in Panoli, Gujarat

Panoli, Gujarat, India, March 3, 2023 - Avantor, Inc., a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the life sciences, advanced technologies and applied materials industries conducted a safety awareness workshop for students of grades 1 to 8, at a Government Primary School in Village Kharod, Panoli, Gujarat. The workshop covered road safety, home safety, industrial emergencies, fire hazards at home and school and much more.

The training was conducted by team members from Avantor’s local cGMP manufacturing facility, in the Gujarati language with an engaging and interactive format. The workshop was attended by close to 300 students and local community leaders.

Commenting on the workshop, Dr. Mahesh Gore, General Manager, Operations at Avantor India, said, “It is important for us to support the well-being of the communities where we work and live. Road and home safety is one of life’s subjects that I believe is a must for each one of us to understand, and these trainings discussed basic risks and important safety measures. This important message to the young students is imperative to the safety of our communities.”

Safety and risk management is deeply integrated in Avantor’s work ethics and business practices.  The Panoli production facility has been recognized with numerous awards over the past decade for its high safety norms by the Government of India, Occupational Safety and Health Association India, and National Safety Council of India, amongst others.

While lauding the efforts of the Panoli team, Mr. Amit Sehgal, Managing Director at Avantor India also spoke about the pivotal role that Panoli plays within Avantor’s ecosystem, shared, “Avantor is deeply focused on supporting customers with a global manufacturing footprint that consistently offers the highest measures of safety, environmental compliance, and quality. Avantor’s Panoli facility offers a comprehensive range of multi-compendial products for regional and global needs and is a key part of our strategy for serving our life sciences customers. Customers around the world can rely on the consistent quality of Avantor manufactured products.”


About Avantor
Avantor®, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. Our portfolio is used in virtually every stage of the most important research, development and production activities in the industries we serve. Our global footprint enables us to serve more than 300,000 customer locations and gives us extensive access to research laboratories and scientists in more than 180 countries. We set science in motion to create a better world. For more information, visit and find us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.


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