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Borosil Glass Works Ltd. (BGWL) (BSE: 502219[1]) is a glassware company based in Gujarat, India. The company is one of the largest glassware producing companies in India with a significant presence in USA, Netherlands and in India.


Borosil is the market leader for laboratory glassware[2] and microwavable kitchenware in India. It was established in 1962 in collaboration with Corning Glass Works USA.[3] In 1988, Corning divested its share holding to the current Indian promoters.


The company's products include laboratory glassware, instruments, disposable plastics, liquid handling systems and explosion-proof lighting glassware for the education sector and for industries including microbiology, biotechnology,[4] photoprinting, process systems and lighting.


  1. ^ BSE India[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "The Global Laboratory Plasticware and Glassware Market to Grow at A CAGR of 5.17 Percent over the Period 2012-2016." Biotech Week. NewsRX. 2013. Retrieved August 27, 2015 from HighBeam Research:
  3. ^ Lee-Wright, Peter (2013). Child Slaves. Routledge. ISBN 9781134067855. 
  4. ^ Saksena, Amita (2006). Text Book of Biochemistry. Discovery Publishing House. p. 94. ISBN 9788183561198. 

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