The Story of OCCL


A Journey
A view of OCCL's manufacturing facility

Oriental Carbon and Chemicals Limited (OCCL), a company belonging to the Duncan JP Goenka group of companies, traces its origin to 1978 when it was incorporated as Dharuhera Chemicals Limited (DCL). In 1994 OCCL set up a unit for manufacturing of Insoluble sulfur which later emerged as the star product of the group.


Company Timeline

  • 1978 - Incorporated as Dharuhera Chemicals Ltd to manufacture Sulfuric Acid

  • 1978 - Sulfuric Acid production started

  • 1984 - Merged with Oriental Carbon Ltd to form Oriental Carbon & Chemicals Ltd

  • 1994 - Insoluble sulphur operations started

  • 1998 - High StabilityGrades introduced

  • 2000 - Disinvestment of carbon Black Division

  • 2001 - AS Grade Developed

  • 2002 - Establishment ofR and D Department

  • 2003 - High DispersionGrade developed

  • 2005 - Establishment of a second line at Dharuhera

  • 2007 - Custom made grades introduced

  • 2009 - Construction of Mundra plant started

  • 2011 - Completion of Mundra Plant