Who we are

An “Ittehad” of Talent & Technology

From being a pioneer in the manufacturing of Chlor-alkali products in Pakistan to operating one of the most energy efficient caustic soda plant in the world, Ittehad chemicals believes in being the “best in its class”.

Our manufacturing complex, located in Kala Shah Kaku, district Skeikhupura, started production in 1964. The company was nationalized in 1972 and was later privatized in 1995.

After successive capacity expansions and technology upgrades, today, our plant has a capacity to produce  425 MT /day of Caustic Soda. Our range of products also includes Liquid Chlorine, Hydrochloric Acid, Sodium Sulphate, Sodium Hypochlorite, Calcium Chloride and Carbon Dioxide which are supplied to our valued customers all over Pakistan and are also exported to different countries in the GCC region..

In order to diversify, ICL ventured into the manufacturing of surfactants (LABSA, SLES1, SLES2 and SLES3) in 2019. Within a short span of time, ICL has established itself as a quality producer of surfactants in Pakistan. ICL takes pride in being the supplier of choice for renowned national and multi-national companies.

As a socially responsible organization we believe in maintaining double bottom line where we evaluate our performance not only by fiscal measures but also by our positive social contribution. Through continuous efforts and significant investments the company now has minimized harmful emissions to the atmosphere and is also commissioned a water treatment plant for safe disposal of effluent generated during plant operations.

Our journey has been a journey of self-belief, continuous improvement, diversification and growth. Our core values of Ethics, Respect, Teamwork and Accountability differentiates us from our competitors. We believe in the immense potential of our great nation and always strive to make positive contributions to the well-being and prosperity of our people.

Mission

Create an environment to attract and retain the best talent Optimize cost and securitize energy through latest technology Serving the Customers to their satisfaction levels Ensuring that we are environment friendly & zero injury company CSR is our forte

Vision

An “Ittehad” of Pakistan’s best talent & technology that serves as a catalyst to deliver sustainable chemical products to its customers thus optimizing returns for investors.
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Core Values

Integrity

We conduct ourselves in accordance with the highest moral and ethical standards, and in full compliance with all applicable laws.

Respect

We treat our employees and all our stakeholders with professionalism, respect and dignity, creating an environment where people can express their professional opinions, contribute, innovate and excel.

Teamwork

We are committed to promoting a culture of teamwork and cooperation among our employees to enhance their productivity and well-being

Accountability

We hold ourselves accountable for our actions to our customers, employees, management, shareholders and to the community that we operate in.

Status of Company

Status of Company is Public Interest Company (PIC) and Listed on Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited.

Registration

SECP Registration # 0025260 -incorporated as on 28 September 1991 & Company has started its operation after getting Commencement of Business Certificate on 14 October 1992.

NTN

NTN # 1129929-7

Associated Companies

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Ittehad Developers

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Chemi Dyestuff Industries (Pvt) Ltd.

Culture

People

Ittehad Chemicals being a pioneer of chemical manufacturing in Pakistan, played an important role in development of technical and managerial human resource. We have always taken pride in the technical prowess of our engineers and managerial skills of our business leaders. We provide conducive work environment to our employees where they can polish their skills and come up with new ideas for improvement. Our Alumni have served in renowned multi-national and national organizations thus making Ittehad Chemicals an institution for learning and professional growth.

Training

We believe in continuous improvement of skills set and knowledge base of our employees. Regular trainings and refreshers are conducted within the company and also with the help of outside consultants to impart our employees with the latest knowledge and skill set. This helps them perform their current jobs to the best of their abilities and also helps with their career progression.

Profile of

Board of Directors

Mr. Muhammad Siddique Khatri

Chairman

Mr. Muhammad Siddique has been associated with Ittehad Chemicals Limited (the “ICL”) since October 1999. He holds Master of Science Degree in Textile Technology. He has over twenty nine (29) years of professional experience in the fields of Chemical, Textile Industries, Finance and Corporate Affairs of International and local Companies. He is also working as Partner of M/s Ittehad Developers.

Mr. Abdul Sattar Khatri

Director / CEO
Mr. Abdul Sattar joined ICL in June 1997. He holds Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry. He is a proactive, dynamic, diligent and result oriented professional with accomplished experience of 22 years across Chemical Manufacturing, Business Development and Textile Processing Industries. He is also on the Board of Ittehad Developers and Chemi Dyestuffs Industries (Pvt) Limited.

Mr. Waqas Siddiq Khatri

Director

Mr. Waqas Siddiq Khatri is working with ICL as Executive Director since February 2012. He has done MS in Chemical Engineering from USA and has vast experience in the fields of Chemical, Business Development and Textile Processing Industries. He is also managing Agri Division of the Company.

Mr. Abdullah Mustafa Khatri

Director
Mr. Abdullah Mustafa holds a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from University of Toronto and is providing fresh insights to shape the company;s vision going forward.

Ms. Farhana Abdul Sattar Khatri

Director
Ms. Farhana is working with ICL as Director since 2005. She is also on the Board of M/s Ittehad Developers and has a vast experience in Chemicals Industries.

Mr. Pervez Ismail

Director

Mr. Pervez is a fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and posses over 14 years post qualification experience. He is Creative, result-driven, solution oriented financial leader recognized with special expertise in strategic business development and operational excellence. He has Strong relationship management skills, to manage relationships at senior levels, while maintaining highest professional ethics and integrity. Possesses rich experience in driving and managing financial planning and financial operations with focus on corporate strategy objectives. Consistently improvises operations to maximize profits through effective cost and resource management. At ease in stressful situations with a focus on achieving organization objectives. Expertise in development of IT based management reporting system based on profit/cost center approach. 

Mr. Pervaiz Ahmad khan

Director

Mr. Pervaiz Ahmad Khan did his B.Sc in Chemical Engineering and M.Sc in Nuclear Technology. He has extensive experience by holding senior executive positions in the industry. Mr. Khan has professional training in International Executive Program (France); International Manufacturing Program (the Netherlands); International Safety, Health, and Environment Management (UK); and Manufacturing & Benchmarking Trainings in UK and USA. Mr. Khan remained Member, BoD, ICI Pakistan; Trustee, ICI Pakistan Management/non-Management Staff Provident Funds and Gratuity Funds; Trustee, ICI Foundation; and Member BOD, Haleeb Foods Ltd. He was elected director on 28thMarch, 2014.

History

The factory is strategically located on the 19th/20th Kilometers of GT Road from Lahore and spread over an area of 106 acres. It is approachable from the Lahore-Islamabad Motorway as well as from the main city of Lahore, being less than an hour drive. The place is known as Kala Shah Kaku, an industrial site which has seen the growth of industries over the past decades stretching up and beyond Gujranwala along the G.T Road. Apparently, Kala Shah Kaku and its neighboring vicinities have both gained tremendous importance and become a hub of commercial, economic and educational activities. As industrialization flourished over the years, a large number of small townships also mushroomed in and around the vicinity due to availability of livelihood to the local residents at their doorsteps

Major
Milestones

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1962 United Chemicals

United Chemicals was established in 1962 with an objective to manufacture basic industrial chemicals.

1964 United Chemicals
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Chlor-Alkali plant was commissioned in Kala shah Kalu (Near Lahore) with capacity of 40 TPD caustic soda 

1971 United Chemicals
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under the economic reforms policy united chemical  along with several other industries was nationalized and was renamed Ittehad chemicals

1984 United Chemicals

Production capacity was enhanced by 90 TPD

Chemi Group
1995 Ittehad chemicals limited
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under the policy of privatization, Ittehad chemicals was acquired by the Chemi group of industries. shortly after takeover the production capacity was enhanced to 200TPD of Caustic Soda 

2003 Ittehad chemicals limited
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Environment-friendly “Ion Exchange Membrane” plant was added to the production line and soon afterwards the total production capacity was enhanced to 240 MT/Day

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30 MW captive power plant was installed to ensure energy security
2019 Ittehad chemicals limited
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3TPH LABSA-SLES  Plant was commissioned.

1962

Ittehad Chemicals Limited (ICL) was established in 1962 under the name of United Chemicals by a private entrepreneur.

1964

ICL was commissioned in the year 1964 with an installed capacity of 40 MT/day of Caustic Soda. The initial plant was set up by M/S Oronzio Denora of Italy.

1971

Under the Economic Reforms Order, United Chemicals was nationalized in 1971 along with other industries of the country and renamed as Ittehad Chemicals. It was initially managed by the Board of Industrial Management and thereafter the Federal Chemicals & Ceramics Corporation Ltd under the Ministry of Production, Govt. of Pakistan.

1984

During the state enterprise period its production capacity was raised by another 90 tons/day during the year 1984-85.

1995

The factory was ultimately denationalized in 1995 by the Privatization Commission Govt. of Pakistan. It was acquired by the Chemi Group of Industries, a Karachi based dynamic entrepreneurial group. The new management immediately undertook the task of refurbishing the factory, its infrastructure, and updating its production line to improve efficiency and capacity.

Takeover

Shortly after the takeover, the plant capacity was soon raised to over 200 tons/day.

2003

The environmental friendly “Ion Exchange Membrane Plant” was added to the production line in the year 2003 with a capacity of 163 tons/day.

Electrolyzers

This was shortly enhanced to 240 tons/day with the addition of more IEM Electrolyzers.

2005

The new technology is not only environment- friendly but also power-conscious. However, due to its subtle and urbane nature, it requires an uninterrupted power supply for trouble-free operations. Accordingly, the company established its own state-of-the-art Power Plant of 30 MW capacity in the year 2005.

Enormous Past and Proud Present

With a rich and illustrious history, ICL is the founding company in Pakistan for the Chlor-alkali industry. It has paved the way for other organizations competing in the local market. With a growing interest for ICL products in the international market, the organization has made the necessary arrangements (and will continue to do so in the future) to cater for the growing demand.

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