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Andhra Petrochemicals Ltd.

BSE: 500012 Sector: Industrials
NSE: ANDHRAPET ISIN Code: INE714B01016
BSE 00:00 | 03 Feb 71.00 0.65
(0.92%)
OPEN

71.90

HIGH

71.95

LOW

70.00

NSE 05:30 | 01 Jan Andhra Petrochemicals Ltd
OPEN 71.90
PREVIOUS CLOSE 70.35
VOLUME 52621
52-Week high 134.00
52-Week low 68.10
P/E 6.64
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 603
Buy Price 0.00
Buy Qty 0.00
Sell Price 0.00
Sell Qty 0.00
OPEN 71.90
CLOSE 70.35
VOLUME 52621
52-Week high 134.00
52-Week low 68.10
P/E 6.64
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 603
Buy Price 0.00
Buy Qty 0.00
Sell Price 0.00
Sell Qty 0.00

Andhra Petrochemicals Ltd. (ANDHRAPET) - Company History

Incorporated on 18 Apr.'84 Andhra Petrochemicals was jointly promoted by Harish Chandra Prasad of Andhra Sugars and the Andhra Pradesh Industrial Development Corporation.With a capacity of 30000 tpa the Rs 150-cr project planned to manufacture oxo-alcohol was set up with a licence from Davy McKee London. The project went on stream in Oct.'93 with a cost overrun of Rs 45 cr. To finance this the company came out with a rights issue in Jan.'93.1994-95 was its first full year of operations. 2-ethyl hexanol of the family of oxo-alcohol finds application in the manufacture of plasticisers which are used as additives to PVC and also in stabilisers acrylates finishing compounds for printing inks emulsion paints tube additives and surfactants.N-Butanal of the family of oxo-alcohol is used in rubber chemicals printing inks resins and urethane catalysts adhesives and varnishes pharmaceuticals and in dyes and pesticides. During the year 1996 major replacement was undertaken to improve plant performance. As per conversion of term loan into equity shares the company has converted a sum Rs 13 cr out of loans into fully paid up equity shares at par on Mar'96. The Andhra Sugars Ltd. (Promoter Company) contributed Rs 13 cr under financial restructuring plan and 8873720 equity shares were issued at a premium of Rs 4.65 per share under preferential allotment on Jun'96.The installed capacity of Oxo Alcohols increased by 6000 MT during 2000-2001.

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