Bitchem( )is a pioneer in the road science and technology sphere wherein by establishing a state-of-the-art Value Added Bitumen (VAB) plant to cater to the needs of the road construction industry; this arm of the SM Group plans to transform the transport infrastructure of the region. It manufactures modified bitumen and emulsions with fully automated process controls and international standard inputs. An ASTM member, BIS and ISO 9001: 2000 certified; it is armed with all the tools to enable its products to be used by the National Highways, State Highways, Rural roads and Airport runways. With its foray into the import of bitumen and with operations in West Bengal, Assam and Meghalaya – Bitchem( ) is one of the only few companies in the entire country that has the capability to cater to this burgeoning sector.