Jocil Ltd, a subsidiary of Andhra Sugars, is incorporated on 1978, is in the business of manufacturing Fatty Acids, Glycerine, Toilet Soap, Industrial Oxygen etc. Jocil's manufacturing unit is located at Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh.
The company issued 7,30,000 FCDS in Feb' 95 at Rs 75 each, as per the terms of the issue, each debenture was converted into one fully paid equity share of Rs. 10 each at a premium of Rs. 65 on Aug' 95. Consequent to such conversion the equity capital has increased up to 4.44 lacs.
The company now plans to set up 5 MW combustion based biomass cogeneration power plant for captive consumption as well as for sale.
In 2000-2001 the company had commissioned the 6MW Biomass cogeneration power plant for captive consumption and for commercial sale. The surplus power after captive requirement for process plant is exported to AP Transco Grid. Due to some delay in supply of equipment the plant could not be commissioned in time. Presently the third party sale of power is permitted on month-to-month basis, this depends upon the pending final decision of AP Electricity Regulatory Commission. The company is planning to use latest technology in enhancing the fatty acids. This year the company is using a considerable capacity in Soap Plant and Fatty Acid Plant for processing on Jobwork for others.
In 2002-2003 a new plant has been commissioned with a capacity of 2 tph to the existing soap finishing line. With this new facility it is now possible to manufacture more than one brand of toilet soap at a time.
The Company has set up a unit to manufacture bricks from flyash generated in the boilers to solve environmental problems and it is cheaper and stronger when we compare with conventional bricks, which is made out of clay.