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Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd. (DFPCL) is among India’s leading producers of fertilizers and industrial chemicals.

Set up in 1979 as an Ammonia manufacturer, DFPCL today is a publicly listed, multi-product Indian conglomerate with an annual turnover of over half a billion USD with a product portfolio spanning industrial chemicals, bulk, and specialty fertilizers, farming diagnostics and solutions, technical ammonium nitrate and value-added real estate, which includes India’s 1st & largest revolutionary concept retail destination for Home Interiors & Design.

The Company has manufacturing facilities in Taloja – Maharashtra, Srikakulam – A.P., Panipat – Haryana and Dahej – Gujrat. The Company has adopted some of the global state-of-the-art technologies that enable it to manufacture and supply high-quality products that meet global standards.

DFPCL today is a name that spells quality and trust. It has established a prime position for itself over the last three and a half decades across Indian and global markets. Focused on growth, drawing synergies from its existing products and leveraging current strengths, DFPCL is augmenting its manufacturing capabilities to expand its product portfolio. DFPCL is directed towards shaping a successful growth trajectory in the dynamically changing world of business. It is building resilience to spearhead change through the swiftly transforming world economy.

The focus is to create value. Whether integrating backward into raw materials or integrating forward to bring sectoral depth to its strategies, the Company is committed to propelling itself into a new and exciting orbit.

Great Chemistry

Established in 1979, DFPCL is one of India’s leading producers of Fertilisers & Industrial Chemicals. We’ve not just survived so long, but also thrived, thanks to ‘Great Chemistry’.

Great Chemistry is our golden formula. ‘Great Chemistry’ is in our DNA.

By ‘Great Chemistry’, we mean… not just the functional aspect of our product range, but also the special connection we have built with our various stakeholders. We are happy to say that we share Great Chemistry with our customers, with our vendors, and with our dealers.

With our hologram Seal of Approval on each of our product drum capseals, our customers are assured of purity, authenticity, and quality, every time they buy DFPCL products. Our phenomenal growth has led us to expand production capacities and operate from multi-locational facilities, ensuring a profitable, ongoing association with DFPCL, for our vendors. As market leaders, as the most preferred Solvent Supplier of the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry and as a leading manufacturer and exporter of Nitric Acid, we give multiple reasons to our dealers to be proud resellers of our expansive Chemicals portfolio.

It’s Great Chemistry that has made us:

  • The largest Nitric Acid complex in South East Asia.
  • The only Indian manufacturer of Iso Prophyl Alcohol.
  • The inventor of the first-ever indigenous Water Soluble Fertilizer.
  • An internationally recognized specialist in manufacturing high-quality chemicals, meeting world-class standards.

Today, our extensive portfolio of manufactured and traded chemical products positively impacts a host of industries from Power, Coal, Explosives, and Infrastructure to Inks & Coatings, Cosmetics, Agrochem and Pharma. In our Industrial Chemicals vertical, we are transforming from bulk chemical commodities to developing industry-specific product grades and high-value petrochemicals. Our equation of dynamic spirit plus our steadfast values of Quality and Trust have won us over 25 awards in the past 4 decades.

In short, we’re all about ‘Great Chemistry’, in more ways than one!

Management team

R.M. Kelkar

President
IC Marketing

Prashant Thakur

Vice President
IC Marketing

Rakesh Dhalbisoi

Assistant Vice President
IC Marketing

Sudhanshu Nachane

General Manager
IC Marketing

He is a Chemical Engineer from IIT, Delhi. After completing his graduation in 1981, he has been associated with a number of chemical industries. After an initial stint of about 3 years in manufacturing, he decided to pursue a career in Industrial Marketing. He has worked with reputed manufacturers of industrial chemicals over the last 34 years in various capacities dealing with not only commodity chemicals but also specialty chemicals, paints and coatings, and specialty adhesives. He has been associated with Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited for the past 10 years heading the marketing of industrial chemicals. As the Head of Marketing, he has contributed to the growth of the industrial chemical division and has been responsible for creating the Trading business for the company, which has grown manifolds in the past few years. Recognizing his efforts, he was elevated to the position of President – Industrial Chemicals on 1st Sep’17. He is now a member of the Internal Board and is expected to play a role in formulating various policies of the company and contribute to the growth of other businesses as well

He is a Petrochemical Engineer and further did post graduation in Management with specialisation in Marketing from Mumbai University in 1991. He has been associated with a number of chemical and allied industries. Further, to serve the challenges in Pharma industry, he has done his diploma in Pharmacy from Mumbai University. He has also done his SAP certification to use his IT skills for betterment of business. He has been associated with Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited for the past 10 years heading the solvent business of industrial chemicals. As the head of solvents, he has established the IPA business in India and overseas market along with creating and developing the trading portfolio for the company. He also managed sourcing, supply chain and distribution of imported chemicals. Recognizing his efforts and performance, he was elevated to the position of head of marketing IC business (Vice President – IC business) on in Nov’17. In his new role, he is accountable for International chemical sourcing, trading supply chain, exports, domestic sales of solvents and nitric acid. Now his key focus will be on new Dahej nitric acid establishment and IPA expansion.

Mr. Rakesh Dhalbisoi did his chemical Engineering from Dharwad University in 1995. He also did his post-graduation in Management with specialization in Marketing from Mumbai University. He possesses rich experience of over 22 years in industrial marketing of basic chemicals, industrial gases, specialty chemicals, and specialty gases. Prior to joining Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited, he has worked with reputed Multinational Organizations in the industrial and specialty gases sector. He has been associated with Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited since 1998, working in different capacities. He has been instrumental in developing in Nitric acid and Carbon Dioxide business and had been spearheading this business for a long time under Industrial Chemicals division of the company. After handling Nitric Acid business successfully for a long time, he was elevated to the position of AVP – IC marketing in SEP-2018, wherein he was entrusted to lead solvents business of IC-Marketing. In this current role, he is spearheading domestic sale of manufactured and traded solvents portfolio

He is a chemical Engineer from Dharamsinh Desai Institute of Technology, Nadiad and a Management Post Graduate from IGNOU. He began his career with Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilisers and Chemicals (GNFC) soon after his engineering where he worked for 23 years. During his tenure at GNFC, he managed marketing of Nitric Acid, Methanol, Formic Acid, TDI and Ethyl Acetate and was instrumental in developing nitric acid business for the company. He also developed and managed export markets for TDI and Ethyl Acetate at GNFC. He was a part of SAP core team responsible for implementation, and then development and management of SAP-SD module for 10 years at GNFC. He joined DFPCL in DEC-2015 to manage industrial solvents market of South India in IC-Marketing. In this profile he looked after sale of industrial solvents like IPA, Methanol, Toluene, Acetone, MDC to cater to the need of pharma cluster of South India. Later in SEP-2018, considering his extensive experience in nitric acid business, he had been assigned the responsibility of spearheading the Nitric Acid business in the company.

Awards and Recognition

Vendor Appreciation award – Shasun

Vendor Appreciation award – Sterlite Industries

Vendor Appreciation award – Jubilant Life Sciences

Vendor Appreciation award – Vedanta

Vendor Appreciation award – USV

Vendor Appreciation award – UPL

Business Partner Excellence Awards – Dr. Reddy’s

Vendor Appreciation award – Merck Life Sciences Private Limited

Vendor Appreciation award – Laurus Labs

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