Tamilnadu Petroproducts Limited

Tamilnadu Petroproducts Limited (TPL) was formed in association with SPIC in Joint Sector after executing promoters agreement between SPIC and TIDCO on 6.1.84. TPL is in the manufacture and marketing of Petrochemicals and Chemical intermediates such as Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB). Epichlorohydrin (ECH), Caustic Soda and Chlorine. These products cater to the needs of the industries as basic chemicals and also serve as intermediates for manufacture of several household materials. Chlorine, a co-product of caustic soda, finds variety of applications as a bleaching and chlorinating agent.

LAB continues to be the major raw material for manufacture of synthetic detergents and other cleaning products. In India, LAB is primarily used for manufacture of synthetic detergent cakes and powders used in household sector after conversion to LAB Sulfonate (LAS). TPL continues to enjoy dominant position in the South India LAB market. TPL also continues to be the preferred supplier of LAB to international detergent manufacturers like Unilever, P&G and Henkel.

TPL continues to be the sole producer of Epichlorohydrin (ECH) in India. ECH is used in the production of synthetic materials including Epoxy Resins, Wet-strength resins for the Paper industry, Water Treatment resins and Elastomers.

  • Project cost : Rs.292.65 crores.
  • Project commissioned : April 2008.
  • Employment Generated : 700 Persons.

For further details visit www.tnpetro.com

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