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Star SME: Fine Organic Industries sets its sights firmly on the future

Fine Organic Industries' R&D strengths have helped it forge ahead in the chemicals business

Mukesh M Shah

Mukesh M Shah, chairman and managing director, Fine Organic Industries

Sohini Das

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At 68, Mukesh M Shah, chairman and managing director of Fine Organic Industries, a manufacturer of “green” additives, spends two hours of his work-day with his research and development (R&D) colleagues, and routinely interviews candidates.

“Ours is a highly technical business, and we need sharp minds that can think out of the box and develop solutions for the future. Our R&D is our strength,” says Shah, at his office in Mumbai.

Additives are substances that are added to products in very small quantities for a special purpose.

Shah, a chemist by training, joined Fine Organic, which his brother Ramesh Shah

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First Published: Mar 31 2023 | 6:00 AM IST

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