The company is engaged in the design, manufacture, supply and
commissioning of fermentation and distillation equipments for the
manufacture of ethanol. The company was promoted by Pramond
Chaudhari in 1985. The company's plant is located at Bhosari, Pune
(Maharastra). PIL came out with a public issue of Rs.6.20 crore in
January 1994. PIL manufactures plate head exchangers in
collaboration with REHEAT, Sweden. The company sells its product
under the name, 'HIFLUX' and solvent recovery systems under the brand
name 'Ecofine'. The company also manufactures pressure fermentation
breweries in collaboration with Dab Brav Consult Gmbh, Germany. The
company has a market share of 60 per cent and is the market leader in
ethanol plant and equipment manufacture. The company, in
collaboration with Vogellbusch Gmbh, Austria, introduced cascade
continuous fermentation process, for the first time in India. PIL
has promoted a subsidiary in Singapore, Praj Far East Pte Ltd, for
export of design and engineering services and industrial products to
the South East Asian countries. The company plans to expand its
manufacturing facilities near Pune.
-Praj Industries bags order worth over mn
-Praj Industries gets nod to delist shares from Pune Stock Exchange
Ltd with effect from January 16, 2004.
-Praj Industries Ltd has informed that The Stock Exchange, Ahmedabad,
has approved the proposal for delisting of securities of the Company
from the Exchange w.e.f. March 31, 2004.
- Company's R&D facility Matrix- the Innovation Center develops
'MashTone' an innovative new bionutrient for the ethanol industry.
MashTone is a unique nutrient formulation for alcohol fermentation
that improves the fermentation performance resulting in high rate of
yeast metabolism, healthy growth and improved yield.
-Praj Industries has given the Bonus in the Ratio of 1:1
-Company has splits its Face value of Shares from Rs 10 to Rs 2
-Praj Industries Ltd has appointed Mr. Daljit Mirchandani as an
Additional Director of the Company. He will be Non-Executive and
Independent Director on the Board.
- Praj Industries has announced a joint venture with engineering and
construction company Aker Kvaerner.
-Praj Industries forms JV with Brazilian Engineering Major for
-The Company has issued Bonus Shares in the Ratio of 1:1.
-Praj industries has achieved a breakthrough technology for
production of bioethonol from lignocellulosic feedstock which Will
address the food vs. fuel issue in terms of creating alternate
agri-waste feedstock for ethanol production.
- Praj Industries Ltd has opened its research and development centre,
Matrix, at Pirangut in Pune.
-Praj receives contract for another bioethanol plant in Europe. The
Company has received a contract for supply of key equipment to
Vivergo Fuels, UK.
-Praj technology selected for the largest European Plant for Vivergo
-PRAJ Collaborates with Novozymes A/S on Advanced Biofuels
-Praj inaugurated the Cellulosic Ethanol Pilot Plant at Praj Matrix
-Praj entered into Critical Process Equipment Sector
-Praj receives ISO 9001-2008 status.
-Praj ventures into Water & Water Treatment Solutions
-Commissioned bio-ethanol plant for Biowanze, Belgium
-Praj enters into alliance with Qteros for producing lignocelluloses
to ethanol packages
-The Company has formed a new wholly owned step subsidiary by name
Praj Industries (Tanzania) Ltd. at Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania through
its subsidiary Praj Industries (Africa) (Pty) Ltd. in South Africa.
This subsidiary has been formed to look after Company's business
interest in Tanzania.
-Praj Matrix bagged the 'Green Innovation Award' for Outstanding
Research in the field of Green Chemistry & Engineering
-Praj gets OHSAS 18001 certification
-The Company has acquired a majority stake in Neela Systems Limited
(Neela) for approximately Rs. 64 crores.
-Praj accelerates 2nd Generation Ethanol Technology Development by
launching a Commercial Demo Plant.
-Praj flags off its Industrial Biobased Product facility
-Praj Bags B.G. Deshmukh CSR Award