Gratex Industries was incorporated in the state of Maharashtra on Feb 23, 1984 as a private limited company under the name of Gratex Decorative Industries. The company was converted into a public limited company by passing a special resolution on Oct 7, 1992 and obtained certificate of change of name on November 5th 1992. The name was changed from Gratex Decorative Industries to Gratex Industries on 9th day of March 1993 under the companies act. The main objects of the company are fully set out in the memorandum and articles of association of the company and are also detailed in the prospectus.
The facilities of the company are located at Gratex house, Thane Belapur road, Khairne, New Bombay in the state of Maharashtra.
Against company's installed capacity of 84 000 vinyl rolls and1 80 000 non-vinyl rolls p.a. it had manufactured 72000 vinyl rolls and 36 000 non-vinyl during the year 93-94. For lack of demand, the company has discontinued manufacture of non- vinyl rolls as such there is ideal capacity available which can also be utilized for production of vinyl rolls.
The company intends to expand its vinyl capacity to 2 10 000 rolls per annum. The expansion unit will be located at the existing premises situated at Gratex house, Thane Belapur road, Khairne, New Bombay. The cost of the expansion project has been estimated at Rs 225 lakh. The proposed expansion will increase the installed capacity from 84000 rolls p.a. to 2,10,00 rolls p.a. for vinyl and no change in the non-vinyl capacity.
The company is manufacturer of vinyl rolls (decorative and printing paper).