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Laxmi Organic Industries is a leading manufacturer of Acetyl Intermediates and Specialty Intermediates with almost three decades of experience in large scale manufacturing of chemicals. Since its inception in 1989, it has been on a journey of transformation. It initially started manufacturing acetaldehyde and acetic acid in 1992, and soon thereafter moved on to manufacturing of ethyl acetate in 1996. It is currently among the largest manufacturers of ethyl acetate in India with a market share of approximately 30% of the Indian ethyl acetate market. Further, post completion of the Yellowstone Chemicals (YCPL) Acquisition, its market share in the ethyl acetate market will be further enhanced. In Fiscal 2010, the company commenced manufacturing the Specialty Intermediates by acquiring Clariant’s diketene business.
The company’s products are currently divided into two broad categories, namely the Acetyl Intermediates and the Specialty Intermediates. The Acetyl Intermediates include ethyl acetate, acetaldehyde, fuel-grade ethanol and other proprietary solvents, while the Specialty Intermediates comprises of ketene, diketene derivatives namely esters, acetic anhydride, amides, arylides and other chemicals. Its products find application in various high-growth industries, including pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, dyes & pigments, inks & coatings, paints, printing & packaging, flavours & fragrances, adhesives and other industrial applications. It also proposes to diversify into manufacturing of specialty fluorochemicals to which end, it has recently acquired assets including plant & machinery, design and operating paperwork, REACH registrations and patents of Miteni, a manufacturer of organic fluorospecialties and electrochemical fluorination. The company currently have two manufacturing facilities in Mahad, Maharashtra, with one facility dedicated to Acetyl Intermediates and another dedicated to Specialty Intermediates, which are strategically located in proximity to several ports and each other.
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The company is a specialty chemical manufacturer that operates in 2 business segments; Acetyl Intermediates (AI) and Specialty Intermediates (SI).
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