Century Enka Limited (CEL) is an India-based company engaged in the manufacturing of synthetic yarn. The Company is a joint venture of B.K. Birla group and Accordis group of Netherland. CEL is committed towards values of Quality, Innovation & Fair Business Practices for complete customer satisfaction.
The Company had three plants: Century Enka Ltd. (Pune), Konkan Synthetic Fibers (Mahad, Maharashtra) and Rajashree Polyfil in Bharuch, Gujarat producing nylon and polyester filament yarns (textile grade), polyester filament yarns (POY), jumbo beams, specialty yarns, industrial / fiber grade chips, industrial yarns and tire cord fabrics.
The company was incorporated in the year 1965. In the year 1967, the company became a public limited company. During the year 1993-1994, the company commenced Polyester Industrial Yarn production in commercial.
During the year 2000-2001, the company increased installed capacity of Nylon chips, Nylon Filament Yarn, Polyester Chips and Polyester Filament Yarn from 92600 MT to 110000 MT and also in the same year its further increased installed capacity of Nylon Industrial Yarn, Nylon Tyre Cord Fabric and Polyester Industrial Yarn from 11100 MT to 12000.
During the year 2001-2002, the company two new draw warpers installed Mahad and the same working satisfactorily. During the year 2002-2003, the company completed in first phase of the modernization involving replacement of old machinery in Nylon Tyre Cord conversion plant and in the same year its process of installing dosing equipment on spinning machines for achieving higher production by about 15 % and draw warping machines to produce flat yarns chips manufacturing capacity into POY capacity.
During the year 2003-2004 the company increased speed of POY spinning machines at Rajashree Polyfil, Bharuch plant with the use of new polymer. During the year 2004-2005, the company commissioned the capacity expansion of Polyester partially Oriented Yarn (POY) and in the same year the company increased capacity of Nylon Polymerisation by 146000 M.T. Per annum and also commissioned in new fully Drawn Yarn (FDY). During the year the company, two diesel generating sets each of 6 MW capacity and one 4 MW capacity added at Pune and Bhuruch plants respectively for captive power generation.
During the year 2005-2006, the company capacity expansion of polyester POY at an investment of Rs 100 crores at Rajashree Polyfil, Bharuch site, with this total polyester POY capacity at Bharuch site gone up from 37900 tones per annum to 81000 tons per annum. During the year 2006-2007 the company, completed in the capacity of expansion of NTCF of 8000 M.T per annum.
During the year 2007-2008, the company commenced operations at their new Nylon Tyre cord Fabric (NTCF) plant at Bharuch site and in the same year its thrust on modernization and debottlenecking of plant continued to improved plant efficiency and quality product to compete with product manufactured from the latest technology plant.