Tuticorin Alkali Chemicals and Fertilisers was incorporated on December 3, 1971. The company is promoted and managed by Chidambaram M A group. The main business profile of Tuticorin Alkali Chemicals and Fertilisers is soda ash, ammonium chloride and pesticide formulations. The company`s plants are located in Tiruchirappalli (Tiruchchirappalli, TN), Tuticorin (Chidambaranar, TN) and Chembarambakkam (Chennai, TN).
The company was jointly promoted by Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO) and SPIC. It entered the pesticide business profile by buying out a partnership firm Sterling Pesticides. In 1990-1991, however, the company was referred to BIFR, post which it was sold to SPIC, which is part of the Chidambaram group. In 2002, Tuticorin Alkali Chemicals and Fertilizers has informed that consequent to the improvement in water position, its plant at Tuticorin has resumed the manufacturing operations with effect from September 02, 2002.
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The company's principal activity is the manufacture and sale of soda ash, ammonium chloride, sodium bicarbonate, ammonium bicarbonate and bioproducts.