The Company was Incorporated on December 1,1975 as a Public Limited Company under the name Punjab Alkalies . The name of the Company was subsequently changed to Punjab Alkalies & Chemicals and a 'Fresh Certificate of Incorporation Consequent on Change of Name' dated 29th April 1983 was obtained from the Registrar of Companies, Punjab, HP & Chandigarh, Jalandhar.
Punjab Alkalies & Chemicals (PACL) Company has been promoted by the Punjab State Industrial Development Corporation Limited (PSIDC), a wholly owned Punjab Government Company.
The company's plant is located at Naya Nangal in District Ropar, Punjab (India). The location is ideal in terms of being connected by rail and road. Being so close to the Bhakra Nangal Dam, the plant has an assured and continuous good quality power supply - which is a major input for Caustic Soda.The plant is located in the heart of North India, which is a burgeoning market for all its end-products.
PACL is marching ahead to upgrade its facilities. Having setup a new 100 TPD Membrane Cell Caustic Soda Plant in 1995, PACL has converted Mercury Cell Caustic Soda Plant into a 200 TPD Membrane Cell Caustic Soda Plant based on the state-of-the-art, energy efficient, eco-friendly HOECHST-UHDE Membrane Cell Technology at an investment of Rs.86 Crores in 1998. The present total installed capacity of Caustic Soda stands at 99,000 tonnes per annum.
Product range of the company includes: