IG Petrochemicals

IG Petrochemicals (IGPL) is one of the largest Phthalic Anhydride producers in India. In fact, to be precise, IG Petrochemicals is one of the top 3 Phthalic Anhydride producers in the world. The company currently manufactures a wide array of products, which are used for the production of flexible PVC, plasticizers, UPR, textile dyes, varnish, and paints.


It's the focus on the latest technology as well as adherence to the policy of stringent quality, which has made it one of the leading petrochemical companies in India. IG Petrochemicals is also listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).

IG Petrochemicals, currently a Six-Sigma practicing company, was established in 1998. Since then, the company has stuck to its policy of providing highest quality of products. It continuously produced international quality of Phthalic Anhydride products, which has earned fame for the company in the international market. In fact, strict quality control standards are the hallmark of the company, which has got ISO 9000/2000 certification.

IG Petrochemicals is also growing at a good pace. It increased its production from 45,000 MTPA to 1,10,000 MTPA in 1997 in order to tap the national as well as export markets.

Products and Productions



IG Petrochemicals mainly deals with the production of Phthalic Anhydride. It is an essential element in the manufacturing of Plasticizers for the production of PVC products, as well as the shoe soles and other commodities. Phthalic Anhydride is also used in manufacturing of Alkyd Resigns, used in paint manufacturing. It is also used in the production of UPR (Unsaturated Polyester Resin).

For the production of Phthalic Anhydride, IG Petrochemicals uses Orthoxylene Oxidation method, which involves an exothermic reaction. In this process, high-pressure steam is produced to make the plant self-sustaining in power and steam and hence making IGPL one of the most cost-effective plants in the world engaged in production of Phthalic Anhydride. The production is monitored by several stringent quality control parameters to ensure its high standard.

Applications



The Phthalic Anhydride, produced by IG Petrochemicals has got several applications.

  • Phthalate Plasticisers: used for the production of PVC products.
  • Alkyd Resins: used in paints manufacturing.
  • Dyes and Pigments: used in textiles and printing inks manufacturing.
  • Unsaturated Polyester Resins: used in building materials and plastic products manufacturing.
  • Miscellaneous Chemicals

Plants



Plant of IG Petrochemicals is located at:

MIDC
Taloja, Raigad District
Maharashtra

Future Plans



Though IG Petrochemicals has increased its production in order to meet the growing demand of national and export market, but that is not enough for the company. It is currently eyeing to increase it further at a large scale. The plan of product diversification is also on the line.

IG Petrochemicals is also an environment-friendly organization that works towards maintaining a clean environment. The effluent water from the plant, which is used for Phthalic Anhydride production, is recycled further to use in Maleic Anhydride manufacturing. On the same line, the distillation residues from Phthalic Anhydride are mixed together to fire in the heat transfer oil heater along with furnace oil.

Location



Corporate Office:

I G PETROCHEMICALS LIMITED
401/402 Raheja Centre,
Free Press Journal Marg, 214,
Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021,
Maharashtra, India
Tel: +91 22 3028 6100
Fax: +91 22 2204 0747
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Email: igpetro@vsnl.com

Registered Office:
211, Second Floor, Kamat Towers
EDC Complex, Pato Plaza
Panaji 403 001, Goa, India
Tel: +91-832-6451339
Email: igpetro@vsnl.com Web: www.igpetro.com

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