J. R. D. Tata
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Ramakrishnan Mukundan (2012–)
139.7 billion INR (2012, US$2.1 billion)
Tata Chemicals Europe, Rallis India
Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL) (BSE: 500770) is an Indian global company with interests in chemicals, crop nutrition and consumer products headquartered in Mumbai, India. The company is one of the largest chemical companies in India with significant operations in India and Africa. Tata Chemicals is a subsidiary of Tata Group conglomerate.
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Tata Chemicals Wikipedia
Tata Chemicals has the second largest soda ash production capacity plant in India. This was the second soda ash plant built in India by Shri Kapilram Vakil (Grandson of late Indian justice Mr.Nanabhai Haridas) that started operating in the year 1944. The township Mithapur, derives its name from "Mitha" which means salt in Gujarati language.
Since 2006 Tata Chemicals has owned Brunner Mond, a United Kingdom-based chemical company with operations in Magadi (Kenya) and General Chemicals, in United States of America.
On 27 March 2008, Tata Chemicals Ltd acquired 100 per cent stake in US-based General Chemical Industrial Products Inc (GCIP) for US$1.05 billion to become the world’s second largest maker of soda ash. With all these acquisitions, combined capacity of production has increased to around 5.17 million tons of soda ash.
In April 2010, Tata Chemicals acquired 25% stake in ammonia-urea fertilizer complex in Gabon for US$290 million. The first phase of the plant will have a full operational capacity of 2.2 billion tons of ammonia and 3.85 billion tons of urea per day. Recently, Tata Chemicals sold its urea business to Pune-based Yara India, part of the Norwegian chemical company,Yara International.
The Research and Development Center Tata Chemicals Innovation Center located at Pune, Maharashtra started operations in 2004. The team of scientists is working in the following areas: Advanced Materials, Green Chemistry, Biochemicals, Metabolites, and Nutraceuticals.Chemicals - Soda ash, Sodium Bicarbonate, Caustic soda, Chlorine, Liquid Bromine, Gypsum, Phosphoric acid and Sulphuric acids.
Fertilisers - Tata Paras-Urea, Sodium Tripolyphosphate (STPP), Di-ammonium phosphate (DAP), NPK complexes and single super phosphate (SSP)
Consumer products - Salt: Tata Salt, Tata Salt Lite, Tata Salt Plus (DFS), Tata Salt Rock Salt, Tata Salt Black Salt, Tata Salt Flavoritz; Tata Crystal Salt, I-Shakti Salt, (Khada namak); I-Shakti cooking soda, Tata Sampann Pulses, Tata Sampann Besan, Tata Sampann Spices [Masale (CTC & Blends)]
Biofuels - Bioethanol, Biodiesel
Fresh produce - Khet-Se
Cement - Tata Shudh
Pulses - Tata I-shakti dals
Water purifier - Tata swach