Empee Group started a sugar mill in the state of Andhra Pradesh in 1992 with a vision focusing on consumer commodities and it was very shortly expanded into a huge complex with additional facilities for manufacturing rectified spirit, extra neutral spirit, bio-mass fertilizer, etc. Empee Sugars and Chemicals also has a captive power plant generating power for captive consumption.
The sugar unit with a capacity of 2500 TCD per day can crush upto 3500 MTs of cane per day. Plans are on the anvil to enhance the capacity by 5,000 TCD. The sugar mill has tied up cane area of over 15,000 acres. Perennial water ensures regular supply of cane to the mill.
For captive consumption of molasses in 1994, an industrial alcohol plant with a capacity of 30,000 litres per day was established with a capacity to turn out 20,000 litres of extra neutral alcohol as well. This is being now upgraded to produce 60000 liters per day. To meet the demand for Ethanol a 30,000 litres per day.A state-of-the-art ethanol plant is also being set up.
Empee started over two decades ago in a small way in Chennai, for manufacturing Indian Made Foreign Liquor, has now expanded substantially with state-of-art manufacturing facilities not only in Tamil Nadu but also in Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. The distinction of having manufacturing facilities in all the southern states is unique, which few National players can boast of.
The bio fertilizer plant attached to the alcohol plant caters to the needs of the cane growers at subsidized rates. The sugar mill also takes care of the water needs of nearby farmers by supplying quality water out of treated effluent.
The Empee Group, started its operations in the early 70's, has grown to be a conglomerate. A reflection no doubt, of the commitment instilled through MP Purushothaman's passion for learning through experience.
The Empee Group has diversified it’s business into hotels, liquor, sugar, power, packaging, transport, construction and exports. The company is an ISO 9001 : 2000 certified company.