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About us > Milestones

Milestones
 

Set up in 1983, India Glycols has come a long way in establishing itself as a leading chemicals manufacturer. Here are some of the key milestones the company has achieved along its journey:

1983
Incorporated on 19th November 1983, as UP Glycols Limited.

1986
Renamed as India Glycols Limited on 28th August 1986.

1989
Commercial production commenced at MEG plant from 25th April 1989: capacity, 20,000MTPA.

1994
Commissioning of 13,000MTPA EO purification plant.
Commissioning of 20,000MTPA ethoxylate plant.

1995
De-bottlenecking of MEG facility (20,000 to 25,000 MTPA).

1997
Commissioning of 10,000MTPA formulation plant.

1998
De-bottlenecking of MEG facility (25,000 to 30,000 MTPA).
Commissioning of 6,000MTPA sulphation plant.

1999
Commissioning of 85,000 BL PD new continuous process distillery.
De-bottlenecking of MEG facility (30,000 to 33,000 MTPA).
Increase in power generation capacity (6 to 18 MW).

2001
Commissioning of glycol ether plant.
Commissioning of guar gum facility, 12,000MTPA capacity.

2002
Commissioning of bottling plant.
Expansion of MEG plant to 60,000MTPA.

2003
Addition of GE acetate facility.
Commissioning of ENA plant.

2005
Expansion of MEG production to 1 lakh MTPA.
Commissioning of ASU - III.
Commissioning of RAB unit.

2006
Commissioning of Gorakhpur unit.

2007
Acquisition of Shakumbhari Sugar.

2008
Commissioning of CO2 plant.
Expansion of MEG plant to 200,000MTPA.

2009
Commissioning of Ennature Biopharma, Dehradun.
Commissioning of DEGEE acetate plant.
Expansion of formulation plant - CABS.
Expansion of ethoxylate plant (stirred reactor).

2010
“The Biomass based Cogeneration Project at Gorakhpur registered under CDM project by UNFCCC.”