The company was incorporated on 4th February, 1985 at Delhi. It manufacture polyester chips and all kinds of films tapes, discs, cassettes and other electronic products. The company was promoted by Sitaram Singhania in association with Saraswati Trading Company Limited, a non-resident body corporate. Commercial production of polyester chips, polyester film and dyed polyester filament commenced from 1st July, 1988. The company entered into technical collaboration agreement for polyester chips plant with Lutrans Limited, Lurich, Switzerland for technical know-how and services for which it was to receive a lumpsum fee of US $110000. It also entered into a technical collaboration agreement with Lindauer Dornier GmbH, West Germany. The profitability of the company would have been still better but for poor availability and higher price of raw material in the first six months followed by a strike at Khatima Plant from March to April 1990. During 1989-90, the company changed its name from Ester India Limited to Ester Industries Limited.
-The shareholders have approved to delist the equity shares of the company from Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Delhi, Kanpur, & Bangalore Stock Exchanges.
Ester Industries Ltd has informed that the equity shares of the company have been delisted from the Delhi Stock Exchange Association Ltd wef March 31, 2004.