Borosil

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Borosil Glass Works Ltd.
Public
Traded as BSE502219
ISIN INE666D01022
Industry Houseware
Founded 1962; 56 years ago (1962)
Headquarters 1101, Crescenzo, G-Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Area served
Worldwide[1]
Key people
Revenue 619.76 crore (US$86 million)[3] (FY17)
Owners Kheruka family (54.35%)[4]
Website www.borosil.com

Borosil Glass Works Ltd. (BGWL) is an Indian glassware company based in Mumbai. The company is one of the largest glassware producing companies in India with a significant presence in USA, Netherlands and in India.

History[edit]

Borosil is the market leader for laboratory glassware[5] and microwavable kitchenware in India. It was established in 1962 in collaboration with Corning Glass Works USA.[6] In 1988, Corning divested its share holding to the current Indian promoters.

Products[edit]

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,[7] photoprinting, process systems and lighting.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Worldwide Activities". Borosil. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Board of Directors & Committees". Borosil. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  3. ^ "54th Annual Report" (PDF). Borosil. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Shareholding patterns". Borosil. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  5. ^ "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 27 August 2015 from HighBeam Research: http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-319888975.html
  6. ^ Lee-Wright, Peter (2013). Child Slaves. Routledge. ISBN 9781134067855.
  7. ^ Saksena, Amita (2006). Text Book of Biochemistry. Discovery Publishing House. p. 94. ISBN 9788183561198.

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