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The Particulars of Organisation, Functions and Duties
The Travancore-Cochin Chemicals Ltd. (TCC) is a Kerala State Public Sector undertaking situated at Udyogamandal in the Cochin Industrial belt. The factory and registered office is located 20Km from Kochi International Airport and 15 Km from Ernakulam North Railway station.
The company was originally formed as Travancore & Mettur Chemical Co. in 1949 (a partnership between FACT and Mettur Chemical & Industrial Corporation Ltd.) during the time of Seshasayee Brothers. It was the first Rayon grade caustic soda plant in the country. Later the company was registered under Companies Act, 1913 with Government of Travancore- Cochin as major shareholder under the name “The Travancore-Cochin Chemicals Ltd”. Now the Government of Kerala holds 79% shares in the Company.
The Company manufactures basic industrial chemicals Caustic Soda and Chlorine products. These chemicals have wide application in the mineral processing, manufacture of paper and pulp, textiles, soaps and detergents, pesticides, aluminium, polyvinyl chloride, petrochemicals, drugs & pharmaceuticals, oil refining, water purification, etc. The licensed capacity of TCC is 85,800 TPA of Caustic Soda.
At present the Company is having an installed capacity of 175 TPD of Caustic Soda consisting of:
125 TPD Membrane cell caustic soda plant using Membrane cell technology from Asahi Glass Co. (AGC), Japan; commissioned in 1997.
25 Tonnes per Day bipolar membrane cell caustic soda plant supplied by UHDE commissioned in July 2005.
25 TPD of the same type commissioned in August 2006.
The registered Office and factory of the Company is situated at Eloor, Udyogamandal-683 501, Ernakulam Dist. Kerala.
Company has obtained ‘ISO certification 9001-2000’ in the year 2006.
II MAJOR PRODUCTS
The major products of the company are the following:
- Caustic Soda
- Hydrochloric Acid
- Sodium Hypochlorite
- We are also marketing Sodium Hypochlorite with brand name EKO-CLEAN (New Sanitation Product)