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Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited (GACL) was incorporated on 29th March, 1973 in the State of Gujarat by Gujarat Industrial Investment Corporation Limited (GIIC), a wholly owned company of Govt. of Gujarat, as a Core Promoter.
The Company commenced its operations in 1976 with 37,425 MTPA Caustic Soda Plant based on the then, state-of-the-art Mercury Cell process at its Plant which is situated 16 km North of Vadodara near Village Ranoli on the main Railway track route between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.
GACL has two units located at Vadodara and Dahej, both in the State of Gujarat. It has integrated manufacturing facilities for Caustic Soda, Chlorine, Hydrochloric Gas, Hydrochloric Acid, Chloromethanes, Hydrochloric Peroxide, Phosphoric Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, Potassium Carbonate, Sodium Cyanide, Sodium Ferrocyanide.
Presently, the company is one of the largest producers of Caustic Soda in India, with a production capacity of 1087 TPD. It is accredited with ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018, ISO 50001:2018.
Business area of the company
The company has emerged as one of the largest producers of Caustic Soda in India and enjoys the economies of scale. The Company has about 12% share in the domestic Caustic Soda market. The company has implemented elaborate Environment Management System (EMS) Occupational Health & Safety (OH & S) plan and has embarked on continual improvement. The Company’s products basket comprises several products including Caustic Soda (Lye, Flakes / Prills), Liquid Chlorine, Hydrochloric Acid, Chloromethanes, Hydrogen Peroxide, Caustic Potash (Lye & Flakes), Potassium Carbonate, Aluminium Chloride, Phosphoric Acid, Chlorinated Paraffin, Poly Aluminium Chloride (various grades), Chlorotoluene, Sodium Chlorate etc.
Products of the company
Caustic Soda Group
Special Chlorine Derivatives Group
Caustic Potash Group
Water Treatment Group
Hydrogen Peroxide Group
Sodium Chlorate Group
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