Incorporated as a public limited company in Mar.'93, Som Distilleries and Breweries (SDBL) is promoted by Som Distilleries, J K Arora and A K Arora. The company had set up a project to manufacture beer with an installed capacity of 1 lac hltr pa and bottle the Indian made foreign liquor (IMFL) with an installed capacity of 54,000 hltr pa. Commercial production commenced in Jan.'95. SDBL installed canning line for packing beer in cans which is capable of filling 15000 bottles per hour of 650 ML or filling 30000 cans per hour of 330 MML or 18000 cans per hour of 500 ML. The canning line for packing beer in cans with a capacity of 30000 cans of 330ml or 18000 cans of 500ml beer per hour has been successfully installed and commissioned during the year under review. During 2001-02 the installed capacity of Beer was increased to 23800 KL's.