CHAPTER:1 GENERAL INFORMATION
A: BACKGROUND OF THE COMPANY
Gharda Chemicals Limited was established in 1967. it is a research-based company with four manufacturing units. The company has won several national awards for technical innovation in the chemical industry and has many firsts in the field of dyestuffs, pesticides, veterinary drugs and polymers.
Innovation through a vibrant R&D has marked the rise of Gharda Chemicals Limited (GCL) from a small unit in 1964 to one of the most successful and reputed companies in the Agrochemical Industry. A strong and vibrant R&D program and expertise in process development has enabled the company to capitalize on superior technology. This has led to the production of vital import-substitute products and cost effective agrochemicals…show more content… Both Dombivli&Lote plants have received ISO 9001-2008, ISO 14001-2004 & OHSAS 18001-2007 Certification.
Only Indian company to receive U.S. Registration (EPA Approval) for the sale of Chlorpyrifos (Insecticide) and Dicamba (Herbicide) in the U.S.A.
Awarded the prestigious "ChemexcilTrishul Award" for outstanding exports among large-scale chemical manufacturers for 1995 – 1996.
VISION – MISSION STATEMENT OF GCL
“WE STRIVE TO BE A LEARNING ORGANISATION, WHICH IS GROWTH ORIENTED, KNOWLEDGE–BASED, PROGRESSIVE, INNOVAIVE AND PROFITABLE IN THE FIELD OF CHEMICAL PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY, SERVING THE NEEDS OF SOCIETY THROUGH HIGH QUQLITY AND COST EFFECTIVE PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND PROGRESSES, WITH CONCERNS FOR PEOPLE AND ENVIRONMENT BY A DISCIPLINED AND DEDICATSD WORK-FORCE PRACTICING PARTICIPATIVE STYLE OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT, TO ACHIEVE PROGRESS, PROSPERITY AND HAPPINESS”
“TO DEVELOP, MANUFACTURE AND MARKET SPECIALITY PIGMENTS AND THEIR COMPOUNDS IN A COST EFFECTIVE WAY TO THE FULL SATISFACTION OF OUR CUSTOMERS WORLDWIDE.”
INVESTMENT IN MACHINERIES
GCL HAS INVESTED 25 TO 30 CRORES FOR