Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Limited (KCI) is an ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certified leading manufacturer of chemical intermediates in India.
KCI has two manufacturing facilities, one at Ankleshwar in the state of Gujarat, which manufactures Alcohol and Alcohol based intermediates; and the second at Visakhapatnam in the state of Andhra Pradesh, which manufactures Formaldehyde and Hexamine. The company’s portfolio comprises of over ten products, with a market leadership in three and substantial shares in the others.
With over five decades of experience in manufacturing chemicals, KCI has now diversified into renewable energy and knowledge based sectors. It has set up a 5 MW grid interactive solar power plant using Photovoltaic (PV) technology near Jodhpur in the state of Rajasthan.
In the year 2012, KCI acquired APAG Holding AG, the Switzerland based holding company and its wholly owned subsidiary APAG Elektronik AG, Switzerland.. APAG is engaged in development and sale of electronic and mechatronic modules and control devices for the automotive, consumer goods, power tool electronics and building automation industries. The designing and engineering facility of the company is located in Switzerland, whereas the manufacturing facility is located in the Czech Republic.
In another diversification initiative, KCI has incorporated a subsidiary company, Kanoria Africa Textiles Plc in Ethiopia, Africa and is setting up a Greenfield manufacturing plant to initially produce 12 million metres of Denim per annum.
KCI has been rated ‘CRISIL GVC Level 3’ for its strong capability with respect to wealth creation for all its stakeholders while adopting sound corporate governance practices. The Company steadfastly believes in the core values of sustainability, transparency, ethical business practices, and maintaining high standards of corporate governance.
KCI is well recognised in the areas of environment management, resource use efficiency and social responsibility. It has been the recipient of several awards, including
KCI has a synergistic relationship with its group company KPL International Limited which is a 20 year old professionally managed international business company, specialising in global marketing and distribution of chemicals, plastics, paper and allied products.