Major Milestones

Major milestones in the history of Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Limited in terms of expansions and diversifications

Year Milestone
2012
  • Acquired 90% stake in APAG Holdings AG, Switzerland engaged in design, development and sale of mechatronic modules and control devices
  • Set up 5 MW solar power project in Jodhpur district in the state of Rajasthan
2011
  • Divested the Chloro Chemicals manufacturing facility at Renukoot
2010
  • Commissioned a Greenfield project in Vishakhapatnam in the state of Andhra Pradesh for manufacturing Formaldehyde and Hexamine
2009
  • Commissioned a 10.500 TPA Chlorinated Paraffin plant
2008
  • Further expansion in Caustic Soda manufacturing capacity from 90,000 TPA to 130,000 TPA
  • Commissioned a 15,000 TPA Bleaching Powder Plant
2006
  • Expansion in Caustic Soda manufacturing capacity from 50,000 TPA to 90,000 TPA
2005
  • Commissioned a second 25 MW coal based power plant at Renukoot
2004
  • Further expansion of Formaldehyde plant to 75,000 TPA
  • Further expansion of Aluminium Chloride plant
2002
  • Further expansion of Pentaerythritol plant to 6,000 TPA
  • Further expansion of Formaldehyde plant to 50,000 TPA
  • Further expansion of Acetaldehyde plant to 10,000 TPA
2000
  • Started producing Hydrogen for commercial purposes
1999
  • Expansion in capacity of Distillery to 225 million litres per annum
  • Commissioned a 2 MW Bio-gas plant at Ankleshwar
1998
  • Commissioned a 25 MW coal based power plant at Renukoot
  • Further expansion in capacity of Acetaldehyde plant to 9,000 TPA
  • Commissioned Acetic Acid plant with a capacity of 6,000 TPA
  • Commissioned Ethyl Acetate plant with a capacity of 3,300 TPA
1997
  • Further expansion in capacity of Lindane plant to 875 TPA
  • Commissioned Aluminium Chloride plant with a capacity of 6,875 TPA
  • Further expansion of Pentaerythritol plant to 5,000 TPA
  • Further expansion of Hexamine plant to 4,000 TPA
1995
  • Expansion in capacity of Lindane plant to 660 TPA
1994
  • Started producing Industrial Alcohol (15 million litres per annum)
1993
  • Expansion in capacity of Formaldehyde plant to 33,000 TPA
1992
  • Commissioned Hexamine plant with a capacity of 1,500 TPA
1991
  • Commissioned a plant to manufacture Lindane with a capacity of 33 TPA
1991
  • Expansion in capacity of Acetaldehyde plant to 2,500 TPA
1988
  • Expansion in capacity of Pentaerythritol to 3,000 TPA and consequently Sodium Formate plant to 1,650 TPA.
  • Commenced production of Acetaldehyde with a capacity of 6,000 TPA
1987
  • Commissioned Formaldehyde plant with a capacity of 16,500 TPA
1983
  • Commissioned another chemical complex in Ankleshwar in the state of Gujarat, with initial capacity of 1,200 TPA of Pentaerythritol and 660 TPA of Sodium Formate
1980
  • Further expansion of SBP plant to 15,000 TPA
1977
  • Expansion in capacity of SBP to 10,000 TPA
1973
  • Further expansion in capacity of Caustic Chlorine plant to 33,000 TPA
1972
  • Expansion in capacity of Caustic Chlorine plant to 21,000 TPA
  • Added Stable Bleaching Powder (SBP) plant with a capacity of 5,000 TPA
1972
  • Started producing own Salt
1965
  • Caustic Chlorine plant commissioned at Renukoot in the state of Uttar Pradesh with a capacity of 16,500 TPA of Caustic Soda