Incorporated in 1967 as a public limited company with a paid-up capital of about Rs. 91.5 million, Goa Carbon is into the business of manufacturing and marketing Calcined Petroleum Coke.
It is a company of the Dempo Group, a reputed business house in Goa. The main business activities of the Dempo Group are iron ore mining and exports besides pig iron manufacture, barge building, ship repairs and civil construction besides manufacture and marketing of paints and varnishes, extruded foods and breakfast cereals, publication of newspapers and marketing of reputed brands of consumer durables and commercial vehicles. The group's turnover exceeds $100 million.
The calcinations plant of Goa Carbon with 75,000 tpa capacity, was set up with technical assistance from Great Lakes Carbon Corporation (USA). It has a well equipped laboratory and quality control systems and procedures.
Goa Carbon is firmly established as a leading Indian petcoke calciner. It is a regular supplier to aluminium smelters, graphite electrode and Titanium Dioxide manufacturers, as well as other users in the matallurgical and chemical industries.
In 1993, Goa Carbon became the first Indian manufacturer-exporter of petcoke, and along with its subsidiary Paradeep Carbons, exports to Australia, Egypt, Dubai, France, Kuwait, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, South Africa, Russia, Wales and England.
The quality of Goa Carbon's product has been well accepted by the end users both in India and overseas. The Goa plant has the largest mechanical sieving and screening facilities for petcoke in India.
Total Calcined Petroleum Coke manufacturing capacity of Goa Carbon is 2,40,000 tpa.
Calcined Petroleum Coke, CPC, Recarburiser, Laddle additive, Carbon raiser
In 1991, the company acquired a calcination unit with a capacity of 40,000 TPA of calcined petroleum coke. This unit, known as the Goa Carbon Bilaspur Plant is located at Bilaspur in Chattisgarh.
In 2001, Goa Carbon acquired another calcination unit with a capacity of 1,25,000 TPA of calcined petroleum coke. This unit, known as the Goa Carbon Paradeep Plant is located at Paradeep in Orissa.
Goa Carbon's plant is ISO 9001:2000 certified by Bureau Veritas. It is also 14001:2004 certified.