Touching Lives Everyday
28% Market share in Indian Oil Industry
Touching Lives Everyday
Ranking amongst top 5 players globally and with 7.6% of the global market share we supply to 350+ speciality oil products
Touching Lives Everyday
Diversified clientele from multiple industries to ensure the steady success of our business

Who Are We?

Gandhar Oil refinery (India) Limited is a widely known name in the world of Speciality Oils. Our Company is a leading manufacturer of white oils by revenue with a growing focus on the consumer and healthcare end-industries. We have a diversified customer base that comprised 3,529 customers during the Financial Year 2022. We produce a broad variety of speciality oils and lubricants such as White oils, waxes, jellies, automotive oils, industrial oils, transformer oils and rubber processing oils. Our products are sold under our flagship brand “Divyol”.

Our Company has three decades of experience in the specialty oils industry. We have increased the scale of our operations over the years, while increasing efficiency and reducing costs. Our Company started with the Taloja Plant in 1993, subsequently set up the Silvassa Plant in 2000 and set up Texol (which has become our Subsidiary with effect from March 30, 2022) with a partner in 2017, to expand into UAE. Our business model affords us the flexibility to grow and manage our operations.

Gandhar Family

Extensive Product Offerings and Diversified Customer Base

Gandhar is a leading manufacturer of white oils by revenue, engaged in producing Pharmaceutical, Health care, and performance oil (PHPO), Process Insulating Oil (PIO) and Lubricants (automotive oils and industrial oils). These products also meet national and international quality standards and are approved by India FDA, ISO Certifications, Kosher, BIS and Halal.

Your trust in our brand is backed by ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 14001: 2015, ISO 45001: 2018, and GMP certified, along with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and DSIR certifications.

To add more our company is Six Sigma compliant, and a government-recognized 3-Star Export House and Registration cum membership of the Federation of Indian Export Organization.

PHPO – Personal Care, Health Care, And Performance Oil

PIO – Process Insulating Oil

Lubricants – Industrial & Automotive Oils

Riding high with us

Given that more than 3500 customers globally which includes Indian Companies and customers across 100 countries in Europe, America, Africa and APAC use our products and the exports alone comprises of 40-45% of total sales of the Company. Gandhar is among the top two players in the Indian white oil market and accounts for approximately 28% of the market share in the white oil category.

Though business is good, the search for new customers is an on-going process (as is the continuing extension of our product line). Both efforts will be guided by market insights, technological advances, product innovations—and, of course, continually changing customer requirements.

That the biggest names in industry choose us, is testimony to our credibility

From a modest start to mega growth

Gandhar began its journey to success in 1992, catching the wave of optimism following liberalisation. Gandhar led by a qualified and experienced management team with over 3 decades of experience in specialty oils sector. With a modest start in Mumbai with a limited product line and thanks to a combination of experienced and qualified management team, it soon became a force to be reckoned with.

Gandhar Group of Companies is now a $481 million megacorp as on March-22, engaged in producing Pharmaceutical, Health care, and performance oil (PHPO), Process Insulating Oil (PIO), and Lubricants (automotive oils and industrial oils).
With approx 650 strong workforce, the Group is a Leading manufacturer of White oils by revenue and is one of the fastest-growing corporate entities in India with overseas operations catered to over 100 countries globally.

Silvassa Plant
Silvassa Plant
Taloja Plant
Taloja Plant
Texol Plant
Texol Plant Sharjah

Navigating to success with experience and expertise

Gandhar’s Board of Directors, supported by a qualified and experienced management team, who have experience in and knowledge of the specialty oils sector, including in the fields of administration, marketing and human resource management.
We seek to leverage the understanding and the experience of our senior management in managing our operations and growth.

Leading with entrepreneurial wisdom

Mr. Ramesh B. Parekh – Chairperson & Managing Director
Mr. Samir Parekh – Vice Chairperson & Joint Managing Director
Mr. Rajiv Parekh – Director, Operations—Texol Lubritech FZC
Mr. Aslesh R Parekh – Joint Managing Director

Gandhar Family

Achievements and Milestones

1977

Mr Ramesh Parekh launches
Parekh Brothers

1992

Inaugrated Taloja Plant
Area: 48,588 sq. mt.
Production Capacity: 1,19,312 KL

1998

Initiated Manufacturing of value-added
products from Crude Distilation

2001

Inaugurated Silvassa plant
Area: 80,000 sq. mt.
Production Capacity: 1,48,853

2002

Replenished 24% shares from other
partners making it 100% owned company

2003-2005

Next generation of Parekh family Joins
Business with fresh Idea and zeal

2006-2013

Strong focus on tapping industries like
Lubricants, Tyres, Rubber, Automobile, etc.

2008

Acquired FDA approval for manufacturing
Pharma and FMCG related products

2014

Acquired approval from Ministry of
Science & Technology (DSIR)

2014

Awarded Niryat Shree Award by President
of India Shree. Pranab Mukherjee

2019

Inaugurated Texol Lubritech FZC, Sharjah
Area: 32,500 sq. mt.
Production capacity: 2,00,000 KL

2022

GORIL is now a $481 million megacorp as
of March-22 with a Manufacturing
Capacity of 5,00,000 KL

Awards and Recognisions

Export Execellence Award

Export Execellence Award

Awarded by: ASSOCHAM India-Africa Champion in Biz Awards 2015
Category: Indiafrica Champion Biz
Year: 2015-16
Received from: Shri Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Union Minister for Railways

Niryat Shree Gold Trophy

Niryat Shree Gold Trophy

Awarded by: Federation of India Export Organisation
Category: Chemicals, drug, pharma and allied sector
Year: 2014-15
Received from: President Of India Mr. Pranab Mukhrejee

chemexcil

Chemexcil Gold Award

Awarded by: CHEMEXCIL
Category: panel – II : Basic Inorganic, Organic Chemicals including Agro Chemicals – (SSM)
Year: 2014-15
Received from: Hon’ble Minister of State for Commerce & Industry (Independent Charge), Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman

Top Start-Up of the Year

Top Start-Up of the Year

Awarded by: ASSOCHAM India-Africa Champion in Biz Awards 2015
Category: Indiafrica Champion Biz
Year: 2015-16
Received from: Shri Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Union Minister for Railways

Trishul Award

Trishul Award

Awarded by: CHEMEXCIL
Category: panel – II : Basic Inorganic, Organic Chemicals including Agro Chemicals – (SSM)
Year: 2015-16
Received from: Hon’ble Minister of State for Commerce & Industry (Independent Charge), Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman

Export Award

Export Award – 2nd Highest

Foreign Exchange Earner

Awarded by: Federation of India Export Organisation
Category: 2nd Highest Foreign Exchange Earner-Western Region Award
Year: 2018-19
Received from: Shri Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Union Minister for Railways & Nitin Gadkari – Hon’ble Minister of Road Transport and Highways of India

BEST PACKAGING AWARD

BEST PACKAGING AWARD

Awarded by: SIES SOP STAR AWARD
Category: National Award with Global Recognition for Excellence in packaging
Year: 2021-2022
Received from: SIES SOP STAR AWARD Members