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  About Us - About Godavari Biorefineries Ltd.  
     
     
     
 
The Godavari Sugar Mills Ltd., incorporated in 1939, has been demerged to Godavari Biorefineries Ltd. as per High Court order dated 20.03.2009. Godavari Biorefineries Ltd. promoted by Late Shri. Karamshibhai Jethabhai Somaiya (Padmabhushan) and his son, Dr. Shantilal Karamshibhai Somaiya, was incorporated in 1939 & has been contributing to the industrial development of India for more than six decades. Under the dynamic leadership of the Executive Director, Shri Samir Somaiya & his professional team, the Company with three Sugar mills is fully integrated and is among the top ten Sugar complexes out of around 500 sugar manufacturers in India. The Company is one of the largest producers of Alcohol & a pioneer in manufacture of Alcohol based Chemicals in India.
 
     
     
     
 
It has plants located in the states of Karnataka and Maharashtra in India & has diverse interests in Sugar, Power, Industrial Alcohol, Heavy Organic Chemicals, Specialty Chemicals, Bio-fertilizers & Agricultural Research. It manufacturers more than twenty products from renewable resources, thereby forming an entire Value Chain right from Sugar Cane to Sugar to other value added products like Power, Ethanol, Bio-fertilizers etc.
 
 
   
   
     
     
     
     
 
  The company has achieved tremendous growth acceleration in the last 10 years & has aggressive plans for the near future, as depicted below.
 
     
     
     
 
The Company has achieved both horizontal and vertical integration in terms of product expansions & capacity additions in recent years. It has increased its Sugar production from 157 thousand Tons in 2000-01 to 223 thousand Tons in 2005-06 & further plans to expand its production to 475 thousand Tons in 2009-10.
 
 
   
     
     
     
 
The Company is one of the few sugar companies entirely using ERP (SAP). It has employed modern technology in its operations, processes & systems. The company has been internationally recognized in the past for its sugarcane yields, which were the highest in the world. The quality of its sugar is also comparable to the best and therefore fetches premium in the market. The Company has an approved Agricultural Research Institute K. J. Somaiya Institute of Applied Agricultural Research  (KIAAR) at Sameerwadi, which works closely with other sugarcane research institutes & the farming community in developing better and newer varieties of cane. The company has two Council of Scientific & Industrial Research(CSIR) recognized Research centers working on areas of Process technology, Product improvement, New product development, Recovery improvement & Cost reduction.