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Natural gums

About us

Natural Gums Division (NGD) manufacturing & supplying Guar Gum and other hydrocolloids products is one of the business verticals of industry conglomerate - India Glycols Limited, a green technology based bulk specialty and performance chemicals company serving mankind since 1983. The company is synonymous to Green Chemical Supplier, the only one of its kind in the world.

The NGD operation was started in year 2001. In our endeavor, we have been supplying Guar Gum, natural gums products to customers globally. The large clienteles appreciate our products for consistent premium quality products supplies.

Prominent features of Natural Gums Division:

  • NGD has five manufacturing facilities catering to varied industrial requirements viz. Food, Textile, Fast Hydrating Guar for Oil & Gas, Industrial e.g. cosmetics, mining and specialty PO derivatized guar.
  • The consolidated installed production capacity is in excess of 45000 MT per annum and for derivatized specialty products 3000 MT per annum.
  • The manufacturing facilities are located in KASHIPUR, the terrain of Himalayas.
  • The manufacturing is done under stringent quality control environ having ISO and other compliance certifications.   
  • The in-house laboratory and state-of-art R&D Centre are equipped with sophisticated & advanced equipment to take care of all quality aspects and Customer Specific Product Customization.
  • The laboratory is certified by Government of India, NABL – accreditation agency
  • The operations at all the plants are closely monitored through distributed control system (DCS) which facilitate a high degree of control over quality of products.
  • Operations and quality assurances, backward and forward supply chain management are taken care of by highly skilled professionals in respective fields.
  • Company owned and operated inland container freight station, directly connected from factory to Port.  The container’s inland transit time is tremendously reduced.

Manufacturing infrastructure and products summary

Manufacturing facility 1

FOOD Quality

Grade / Quality Viscosity Range Application
IGGUAR FG High Viscosity Guar 5000 – 7000 cps Frozen Foods, Ice Cream, Cakes, Noodles, Sauces
IGGUAR FG Medium Viscosity Guar 3000 – 5000 cps Bakery, Beverages, soups, gravies, and Confectionery Products
IGGUAR FG Ultra low Viscosity Guar 50 cps – 1500 cps Juices, Liquid Food Products
Odourless / Tasteless Guar 3000 – 5000 cps Juices, Liquid Food Products

The products for PHARMACEUTICALS / COATING application:

Guar products - viscosities ranges from 50 – 500 cps – are also manufactured and supplied according to customer’s specific requirement.  Guar in pharmaceuticals industry is used for Tablet binding agent, viscosifying syrups, disintegrating aids and suspending agents.

Manufacturing facility 2


Grade / Quality Viscosity Range Application
Cationic Guar 
Hydroxypropyl Guar
3500 – 4500 cps Shampoo, toiletries
Straight & Modified Guar
3500 – 5000 cps

Concentration of ores, coal mining and coal slurry - flowing aid, flocculation and better recovery, stick explosives, blasting slurries and water control and gelling agent.

Modified Guar
1500 – 3000 cps Used for improving sheet formation, increasing bursting & fold strength and to get a better finish.
Hydroxypropyl Guar
2500 – 5000 cps Water Retentive Agent and Thickener / Stabilizer
Hydroxypropyl Guar
2500 – 5000 cps Viscosifier as well as binder
Hydroxypropyl Guar
2500 – 5000 cps Viscosifier as well as binder


Manufacturing facility 3

OIL & GAS Applications

Grade / Quality Viscosity Range Application
INCOL-FHG 35 – 40 cps
40 – 45 cps
42 – 48 cps
45 – 50 cps
Acts as viscosifiers with application of aqueous system. Used for preparation of diesel slurry, fracking processes, cross-linking agent, deep oil well drilling, enhanced oil recovery, plugging holes and pour point depressants etc.
30 – 35 cps
36 – 38 cps
38 – 40 cps

3000 – 5000 cps



Manufacturing facility 4

PROPYLENE OXIDE Guar Derivatives

Grade / Quality Viscosity Range Application
INCOL – CMHPG 32 – 35 cps Medium
35 – 38 cps to
38 – 40 cps Higher grade
3000 – 5000 cps by Brookfield
Customer specific application
INCOL – HPG 32 – 35 cps Medium
35 – 38 cps to
38 – 40 cps Higher grade
3000 – 5000 cps by Brookfield
Customer specific application

We welcome customers’ specific requirements and to develop products accordingly. 

Manufacturing facility 5

TEXTILE Printing Thickeners

Grade / Quality Viscosity Range Application
INCOTEX PS SERIES 32000 – 38000 cps Depolymerized Guar with high purity for silk printing with dyes other than reactive, polyester fabric printing with disperse, acrylic fabric with acid dyes.
INCOTEX CMT SERIES 32000 – 38000 cps Carboxymethyl tamarind kernel powder for polyester with disperse dyes etc.
INCOTEX CS SERIES 32000 – 38000 cps Modified, non-ionic tamarind kernel powder for polyester, mainly discharge, style of printing.
INCOTEX AH SERIES 3000 – 5500 cps Modified Guar for acrylic carpet & blanket printing and dyeing.
INCOTEX BL SERIES 30000 – 35000 cps Blended product for selected type printing.
INCOTEX PO SERIES 3000 – 5000 cps Selected type printing e.g.  fine silk printing


Quality assurance


  • FSSC 22000 :- Food Safety System Certification
  • ISO 22000 :- Food Safety Management Systems
  • ISO 9001 :- Quality Management Systems
  • ISO 14001 :- Environmental Management System
  • ISO 18001 :- Occupational Health Safety Management System
  • ISO 50001 :- Energy Management system
  • SA 8000 :- Social Accountability Certification
  • Kosher Certification by Star-K Kosher Certification
  • HALAL Certification by Halal India Pvt Ltd, India
  • GMO Free Certification under internal Surveillance System

Quality control practices

  • Government of India, NABL – accredited fully equipped laboratory
  • Sophisticated facilities for Microbiological profile testing
  • Total Quality Management (TQM)
  • Products conforming to EU regulations and latest edition of FCC; USP NF, FAO, JECFA etc.
  • In-process QA (IPQA)
  • Qualified and dedicated QA Team

R&D facilities

  • Pilot manufacturing facility for derivatives, trials.
  • Highly qualified and skilled Technical Team

Packaging options

Safe delivery of products packaged in robust packaging is our utmost priority.  To safeguard against in/post-transit pilferages / spillages, we advise and prefer to get container stuffing done at our sophisticated stuffing stations in our manufacturing facilities. 

We have following packaging options to offer to our valued customers:

Packaging type Packaging size Suggested quantity per 1x20’FCL (TEU) Palletization
Multiwall Paper Bags or HDPE Laminated Paper Bags with inner polyliner 25 Kg Varies 18 – 20 MT Non-palletized
Multiwall Paper Bags with inner polyliner 50 lb or 25 Kg Varies 16 – 18.144 MT Palletized* – 20 Pallets
Big bags** 1000 / 2000 lb or 900 Kg 18.144 or 18 MT Palletized - 20/10 Pallets

* The pallets are duly shrink-wrapped for moisture barrier.

** Big bags are stacked bottom to top on a single pallet i.e. two bags on one pallet.  The pallets are duly shrink-wrapped and poly-capped as moisture barrier.

We welcome customers’ specific packaging requirement and to customize packaging in consultation with the customers. 

Customer service facilitation

With ever increasing needs to facilitate customers’ services, we have our own networking offices for guar products at the following strategic locations:


India Glycols Limited
Plot No 2B, Sector 126,
Noida, Gautam Budh Nagar,
Uttar Pradesh – 201304
New Delhi NCR – India
Landline - 0120 3090100, 200
Email id: naturalgums@indiaglycols.com


IGL Chem International USA LLC
Tel: +281 295 1673
Email id: dharmesh.mehta@indiaglycols.com


IGLChem International Pte. Ltd.
Tel: +65 64109720
Email id: info@iglchem.com.sg


Mfg facilities for FOOD Quality

Mfg facilities for INDUSTRIAL

Mfg facilities for OIL & GAS Applications

Mfg facilities for PO Derivatives

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