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1978

1st Entrepreneurial venture near Mumbai

Bhavnani family founded RB Chemicals. Set-up Potassium Persulphates manufacturing plant near Mumbai using Electrochemical Technology.

1978

1984

Founded Calibre Chemicals

Bhavnani family, the founders, established Calibre Chemicals in Sarigam, Gujarat that expanded over the years to today a six acres multi product multi-facility Campus.

1984

1988

Added Electrochemical plant to manufacture Potassium Iodate

Calibre established India’ first large scale Potassium Iodate plant using Electrochemistry. This is today Worlds’ largest Potassium Iodate manufacturing plant with Electrochemistry.

Company expanded the Potassium Persulphate manufacturing Capacity to cater the increasing demand of Indian market.

1988

1995

UNICEF Partnership

Calibre partnered with UNICEF to support global Salt Iodization Program addressing children and adult malnutrition. The Calibre- Unicef partnership continued ever since. 

1995

2005

Extended Green Chemistry Electrochemical platform to manufacture Perchlorates

Calibre Developed its electrochemistry platform further and started manufacturing Sodium Perchlorate. Calibre emerges as the largest merchant manufacturer of Sodium Perchlorate in India.

2005

2008

Iodine Derivative Business Expansion

Company developed Inorganic Iodides and launched several products to address the Iodine derivate needs of several end markets, animal feed, pharamceuticals, polymers and oil and gas.

2008

2010

Established European Subsidiary

Company established a subsidiary in Belgium, Calibre Europe BV for near presence to our European customers.

2010

2014

Recognition by Government of India

calibre was conferred Start Trading House status by Govt of India because of its expanding international business and contribution to the Indian Foreign Exchange kitty.

To meet the demand of expanding customer base, Company expanded Persulphate capacity and emerged as the largest Potassium Persulphate manufacturer in India.

2014

2019

Started Calimara Matters

After Calibre became a recognized partner of several space agencies for the Civil Aerospace programmes. Company helped establish a sister company Calimara Matters to further expand the Perchlorate capacity. Calimara set up Perchloric Acid manufacturing plant and ventured into Custom manufacturing of Perchlorate Derivatives.

2019

2020

Calibre Everstone Partnership and further expansion

Everstone partnered with Calibre and Calimara to start a new phase of growth for the Company.

With further expansion of Persulphate capacity, Outside China, calibre is the largest manufacturer of Potassium Persulphate in Asia.

2020
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Milestone 1

Our journey of evolving into the largest manufacturer of Iodine derivatives in India began in 1984. Calibre Chemicals Pvt. Ltd. is known for superior product quality and efficient delivery mechanism with global standards.

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Milestone 2

We are pioneers in specialty chemicals namely mineral derivatives (iodine, selenium, cobalt) and peroxygens (persulphates, perchlorates). With over 16 focus chemicals in our product portfolio, we cater to more than 17 industries across Pharma, Aerospace, Paint & Coatings, Bleach, Animal Husbandry, Adhesives to name a few.

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