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Chemcel Biotech Ltd. Company History and Annual Growth Details

Chemcel Bio-Tech Limited was incorporated as "Chemcel Products Limited" on September 29, 1995 in the State of Andhra Pradesh vide Registration No. 01-21888 under the Companies Act, 1956 and obtained certificate for commencement of business on October 27, 1995. The registered office of our Company was shifted from Plot No. E-32, 100 Feet Road, Auto Nagar, Vijayawada - 7 to the present address w.e.f. February 17, 1998. The name of our Company was changed from Chemcel Products Limited to Chemcel Bio-Tech Limited w.e.f. 4th January, 2001.

Our Company has been promoted by Mr. K Balakrishna Rao, Mr. K T Vijaya Kumar
and Mr. K.C.S Prasad with an objective to manufacture Agrochemicals and is now
diversifying into the manufacturing of bio-diesel also.

Our Company’s main products are in three forms viz., Liquids, granules and dusts.
Individual capacities of these products are as under:

* Liquids1000 KL/per year
* Granules1000 MT/per year
* Dusts300 MT/per year

Our Company has registration with Central Insecticides Board for manufacturing 34
pesticides products, of which our Company is currently manufacturing 17 products.

Our Company has been predominantly concentrating in coastal districts of Andhra
Pradesh, where paddy is grown extensively. Over a period, our Company has developed
dedicated network of authorised directdealers, retailers and distributors across 5 districts
of Andhra Pradesh.

Major Events in the history of our Company

Month Year Events

September 1995 Company was incorporated with the name of ‘Chemcel Products

September 1996 Commenced production with few generic molecules like Monocrotophos,
Chloropyriphos, Endosulfan, Quinalphos, Acephate, Phorate and later
on synthetic pyrethroids like Cypermethrin & Fenvalerates

May 1998 Company started own production and acquired own property to equipwith
production facilities; quality control lab; storage of stocks

January 2001 The name of Company was changed to ‘ Chemcel Biotech Limited’

June 2002 Commenced production of specialty molecules like Imidacloprid,
Hexaconazole, Tricyclazole apart from me-too molecules of Carbendazim,
Lambda Cyhalothrin and Bio Products like Amino Acid formulations

April 2004 Company was awarded ‘BEST ENTREPRENEUR AWARD’ for thecyear
2003-2004 by JRD Tata Industrial Estate


-Pilot Plant of Bio-diesel Manufacturing Unit set up at existing factory; conducted Test Trial of production

-Company has been selected by Sub-committee (Task force on Bio-Diesel) as one of the entrepreneurs for public-private partnership to promote Bio-Diesel Cultivation in the State of Andhra Pradesh. (Vide Letter dated 28.08.2006 Letter No. 79/RS.III/A-1/2004-11 issued by Government of Andhra Pradesh, Rain Shadow Areas Development (RS.III/TA) Department)


-The Company appointed Shri K. T. Vijaykumar as Managing Director