Godrej Industries

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Godrej Industries Limited was set up in the year 1897 as apart of the Godrej group of companies. The company is the leading manufacturer of hydrocarbon intermediary products in India. Godrej Industries Limited supplies more than 24 industries.

The company also manufactures vanaspati, bakery fats, and edible oils. It also has a medical segment which manufactures medicine based consumables. The Godrej Group was known as Godrej Soaps Limited and later it was divided into two segments the Godrej Consumer Products and the Godrej Industries Limited.

Major divisions of Godrej Industries:
  • Chemicals division: The Godrej Industries Ltd. is one of the major producers of oleo chemicals such as fatty alcohols, glycerin, fatty acids, and surfactants. This segment has well-equipped units that are capable of manufacturing world-class products. There are 2 modern integrated manufacturing plants at Mumbai and Valia in Gujarat operated by this division. It is the leader in the market and many of its products are exported to different countries all over the world. The company has a superb network of distribution. It serves different industries such as pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, detergents, and plastics. This division is powered by a superb management which is highly committed to the all round growth of the division through the satisfaction of customers.

  • Latest Financial Figures(Figures in Rs. Crores)
    ET 500 Rank(2011)171
    IndustryPersonal Care
    Turnover4523.25
    Profit after Tax(PAT)293.39
    MCAP (Market Capitalization)6140.38
    Assets4099.02

  • Vegoils division: This division produces a huge variety of vanaspati, margarine, edible oils, and bakery fats. It operates a technologically advanced manufacturing capacity in Mumbai. The company gives huge weightage on the quality of the product and the hygiene standards.

  • Medical diagnostics division: The main area of focus of this division is biotechnology. It indulges in the business of products pertaining to medical consumables and diagnostic equipment. This division has joint ventures with the Becton Dickinson of USA, Snijders Analyser of Holland, and Nichols Institute of Diagnostics.
The board of directors of the Godrej Industries:
  • A. B. Godrej, Chairman
  • J. N. Godrej
  • N. B. Godrej, Managing Director
  • V. M. Crishna
  • V. N. Gogate
  • S. A. Ahmadullah
  • K. N. Petigara
  • F. P. Sarkari
  • K. K. Dastur
  • V. F. Banaji, Executive Director & President (Group Corporate Affairs)
  • M. P. Pusalkar, Executive Director & President (Corporate Projects)
  • M. Eipe, Executive Director & President (Chemicals)
  • T. A. Dubash, Executive Director & President (Marketing)
  • S. K .Bhatt, Company Secretary
Products manufactured by the company:
  • Stearic acids
    • Speciality grades
    • Polymer grade stearic acid
    • Rubber grade stearic acid
    • Cosmetic grade stearic acid
  • Oleic acids
    • Commercial grades
    • Premium grades
Uses of the products manufactured by the Godrej Industries:
  • Detergents liquid, cakes, bars,
  • Toilet Soaps and bathing bars
  • Shampoo, Hand-wash, Fine fabric wash
  • Emulsion polymerization
  • Wool Scouring
  • Textile Processing
  • Pesticide formulation
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Sand Cleaning
  • Ore Processing
Last Updated on 1/4/2012

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