The Company's steadfast emphasis on stringent quality and safety measures, and impressive growth have been recognised with a number of prestigious awards.
 
 
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Milestones and Awards

The history of Atul Ltd is closely linked to that of independent India: both began in 1947 and, over the years, are endeavouring to perfect themselves. For both, the journey is never ending and driven by Values.

From a small beginning (one dyestuff and one manufacturing plant), Atul has grown into a diversified chemical conglomerate, with about 1,350 products and formulations with 13 subsidiary and associate companies. The Company has taken small, but firm steps to grow its business with larger purpose, and some highlights of its journey so far are as under:
 
1952-1971
• Inauguration by Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
• Construction of weir I on river Par
• Construction of Power plant I
• Commencement of manufacture of dyes for the first time in India
• Setting up of Kalyani School
• Setting up of Atul Medical Centre
• Establishment of a JV with Imperial Chemical Industries plc (50%)
• Construction of Power plant II
• Commencement of manufacture of Vat dyes for the first time in India
• Formation of a JV with Ciba-Geigy Ltd (35%)
• Establishment of a JV with American Cyanamid (65%)
• Commissioning of Sulphuric Acid plant
• Commissioning of Chloralkali plant
• Construction of weir II on river Par
• Commissioning of Chlorosulphonic Acid plant
• Commissioning of Reactive dyes plant
• Commissioning of Anthraquinone plant
• Commencement of manufacture of Phosgene for the first time in India
1972-1991
• Commencement of manufacture of Carbamite for the first time in India
• Commencement of manufacture of 2,4-D Acid for the first time in India
• Commissioning of Aluminium Chloride plant
• Commissioning of Anthraquinone Disperse dyes plant
• Incorporation of Gujarat Aromatics Ltd
• Construction of Power plant III
• Construction of Power plant IV
• Setting up of Atul Rural Development Fund
• Construction of Central Liquid Effluent Treatment plant
• Acquisition of Gujarat Aromatics Ltd
• Commissioning of Disperse dye-intermediates plant
• Renaming of The Atul Products Ltd to Atul Products Ltd
• Commissioning of Multi-purpose pilot plant
• Commissioning of Formaldehyde plant
• Modernisation of Epoxy plant
• Commencement of manufacture of p-Cresol for the first time in India
• Setting up of Atul Vidyalaya
• Expansion of Vat dyes
1992-2011
• Formation of Atul USA Inc
• Setting up of Atul Club
• Commencement of manufacture of p-Anisic Aldehyde for the first time    in India
• Merger of Atic Industries Ltd
• Establishment of Atul Europe Ltd
• Construction of 4 km pipeline in mid-sea for discharge of treated    liquid effluent
• Commencement of manufacture of p-Anisic Alcohol for the first time in    India
• Construction of Power plant-V
• Merger of Cibatul Ltd
• Construction of secured land fill site for the first time in India by a private   sector company
• Formation of Atul China Ltd
• Commissioning of Phosgene-intermediates plant
• Commissioning of incineration facility
• Setting up of Atul Vidyamandir
• Acquisition of 50% stake in M. Dohmen S. A. (Switzerland)
• Establishment of a subsidiary company, Atul Bioscience Ltd
• Acquisition of 88% stake in DPD Ltd (UK)
• Formation of a JV with Rudolf GmbH (Germany)
2012-2013
• Human Resources Leadership Award 2013 for excellence in Human    Resources
• Quality Circle Award 2014 under ‘Excellence’ category
• C-Change Gold Award 2014 for best business enablement through    Information Technology in India
• Establishment of tissue cultured date palm production facility in    Jodhpur for the first time in India
• Commissioning of the world biggest p-Cresol facility in Ankleshwar
• Establishment of 22,000 square feet R&D facility to grow APIs and API    Inters business
• Upgradation of environment facilities at Valsad Complex (in 3 sites)
2013-2014
• Global Sustainability Leadership Award 2014 for best business under    ‘Eco-efficiency’ category
• Global Sustainability Leadership Award 2014 for best project    collaboration (Atul Vidyamandir)
• Advocacy Award 2013 in Kaizen competition for wealth from waste -    pollution abatement
• CIO 100 honouree Award 2013 for excellence in strategic enterprise IT    deployment
• Silver EDGE Award 2013 - Information Week
• TISS LEAPVAULT CLO Award 2013 for L&D team of the year
2014-2015
• Golden Peacock Award 2014 for Best Eco-Innovation in Agriculture for    ‘Greening the deserts’
• IIA Excellence Award 2015 India for Innovation
• Gujarat Cleaner Production Award 2014 for outstanding achievement in    implementing cleaner production practices
• National Quality Excellence Award 2015 for environmental sustainability
• Sustainability Award 2014 for best green process in chemical sector -    Sulphur Black plant
• National Quality Award 2015 for creating wealth from waste
• 100 Most Talented Global HR Leaders Award 2015 for excellence in    Human Resources
• Ruby Jubilee 40th National Competition for Young Managers – 2014 in    Western Region
• IDC Insights ICONIC Award 2014 for best IT solution deployed in India’s    Manufacturing and Logistics category