Omkar Chemicals was formed in the year 1983 with capacity of 6 MT per annum for manufacture of molybdenum derivatives. At the time of takeover in June, 2005, the installed capacity was 318 MT and the product range was cobalt, selenium & iodine derivatives in addition to molybdenum derivatives. During the year 2006-07, our Company expanded the total installed capacity to 325 MT which was further increased to 375 MT during the year 2007-08.
Today our total installed capacity increased to 750 MT. Our Company has recently set up a new manufacturing facility at B-34, MIDC, Badlapur, Thane, Maharashtra viz. Unit 3 with an installed capacity of 200 MT. The commercial production at Unit 3 is likely to start in the month of M arch, 2011. With the setup of Unit 3, our total installed capacity stands increased to 950 MT
Our Company is mainly engaged in the manufacture and sale of specialty chemicals viz. selenium compounds, iodine compounds, molybdenum compounds etc. and pharm intermediates viz. Potassium Iodate, Bismuth Ammonium Citrate, Bromoform etc.
Multi product capability - Our Company has a diverse product range comprising a mix of organic, inorganic and organic inorganic intermediates Our Company’s product portfolio comprises of more than 90 products in these segments. The products include inorganic intermediates like derivatives of Molybdenum, Selenium, Iodine, Cobalt, and Bismuth; organic intermediates like Tartaric acid derivatives and various other organic inorganic intermediates like Iodobenzene Diacetate, Dess Martin Periodinane, Vanadyl Sulphate etc.
Customer base - We have a diverse customer base from different industry segments like pharmaceutical, chemical, glass, cosmetics, ceramic pigments, etc. Further, we export our products to various countries in Europe, Asia, North America, South America and Australia. We focus on expanding our customer base by catering to the requirements of customers from various industry segments.
Cost advantage - We believe that we have developed processes for manufacture of pro ducts in a cost effective manner. Our R&D team is continuously work on the processes for our existing products in order to improve the production with optimum utilization of resources and cost saving. This provides us a competitive edge over others and helps us to widen our customer base.
Our quality control - We have quality control departments at our Unit 1 and Unit 2 each, the activities of which comprise of collection and preparation of samples, testing of raw materials and other process inputs inspection, testing and quality certification of finished products, preparation of technical information sheet and issue of certificate of analysis. Our quality control laboratory is equipped with various equipment such as High Performance Liquid Chromatographs (HPLC), Gas Chromatographs (GCs), vacuum dryer, sonicator, Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS), spectrophotometer etc. Our Unit 2 has been granted ISO 9001:2008 for its quality management systems