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Last 172.35 INR
Change Today +2.20 / 1.29%
Volume 17.1K
As of 7:08 AM 05/4/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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gujarat alkalies & chemicals (GALK) Details

Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited produces and sells various chemical products in India. It provides caustic soda lye, caustic soda flakes, caustic soda prills, liquid chlorine, compressed hydrogen gas, phosphoric acid, and hydrochloric acid; caustic potash flakes, caustic potash lye, and potassium carbonate; and methylene chloride, carbon tetrachloride, and chloroform. The company also offers sodium cyanide and sodium ferrocyanide; hydrogen peroxide; bleachwin, scalewin, poly aluminum chloride, biowin, and stable bleaching powder; calcium chloride powder and liquid carbon dioxide; and phosphoric acid. In addition, it provides anhydrous aluminum chloride, chlorinated paraffin wax, benzyl alcohol, benzaldehyde, and benzyl chloride; and potassium hydroxide, chlorine gas, chloromethane, chloro toluene, and sodium chlorate. The company’s products are used in various industries, such as textiles, pulp and paper, soaps and detergents, alumina, water treatment, petroleum, plastics, fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, plant protection, dyes and dyes intermediates, refrigeration gases, epoxy, etc. It exports its products to Europe, West Asia, South East Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the Far East, SAARC countries, etc. Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited was founded in 1973 and is based in Vadodara, India.

1,469 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/24/14
Founded in 1973

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gujarat alkalies & chemicals (GALK) Key Developments

Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited Appoints Shri D J Pandian as Chairman and Director on the Board of Directors

Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited announced that Shri D J Pandian, IAS, appointed as Chairman and Director on the Board of Directors of the company. Effective from April 8, 2015.

Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited to Close Calcium Chloride Plant of Vadodara Complex

Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited announced that it is running 12 individual plants in Vadodara Complex and 11 plants in Dahej Complex. Some of these plants are of very small capacity, mainly set up to consume the excess Chlorine or Hydrochloric Acid and some of these plants are running at losses. The Calcium Chloride plant of Vadodara Complex is incurring losses. In order to improve the profitability of the company, the management has decided to close this plant and mothball it for some time till the mode of disposal of this plant is decided. The management is exploring the options to sell or otherwise dispose off the plant. Similar exercise to reduce the losses of some of the plants in Dahej Complex has also been started and the management is examining the possibility of outsourcing the operations of some of these plants or to stop production altogether.

Gujarat Alkalies Inks Pact with CSIR-IICT to Develop Hydrazine Hydrate Technology

Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals and CSIR -Indian Institute of Chemical Technology have entered into agreement for the development of Hydrazine Hydrate technology. Under this agreement, the CSIR-IICT has developed a bench scale process for manufacturing hydrazine hydrate.


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