Tata Chemicals

Tata Chemicals (TCL) is the second largest producer of soda ash in the world. It is India's market leader in the branded and iodised salt segment as well as in urea and phosphatic fertilisers.

Established in 1939 at Mithapur in the Indian state of Gujarat, TCL has, over the last few years, invested in increasing its stake in the global soda ash business. It has acquired UK-based Brunner Mond group and American company General Chemical Industrial Products Inc, making the conglomerate the second largest soda ash producer in the world.

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Tata Chemicals completed 75 years of existence on January 23, 2014, having grown from its birth as a small company in coastal Gujarat to one that straddles several industry sectors as well as continents


A global company with interests that focus on chemicals, fertilisers, food additives and agri-services, Tata Chemicals has manufacturing facilities and operations located across four continents — Asia, Europe, Africa and North America. The company's industrial essentials product range provides key ingredients to some of the world's largest manufacturers of glass, detergent and other industrial products. Headquartered in Mumbai, India, the company exports to markets in Europe, Africa, South East Asia and the Middle East.