Bombay Oxygen Corporation (BOCL) was incorporated in 1960 to manufacture and market industrial gases. Shyam M Ruia is the chairman of the company. The company's manufacturing facilities are located in Nagpur, Tarapur, Pune, Nira, Khopoli, Kalwe and Mulund, all in Maharashtra. BOCL has a collaboration with General Electrodes and Equipments, Germany. The company has also entered into an agreement for procuring engineering services from Messer AGS Gmbh. In Mar.'95, it installed a capacity of 2.37 lac cu mtr for the manufacture of oxygen. The company manufactures various industrial gases such as oxygen, nitrogen, argon, compressed air, acetylene and medicinal oxygen. Its subsidiaries -- Savita Pharmaceuticals and Raptakos Brett & Company -- are engaged in the manufacture and distribution of pharmaceuticals. The company has designed and developed an indigenous cryogenic liquid oxygen pump for high-pressure gas-filling purposes. In 1996, the company has dis-invested in the shares of Raptakos Brett & Co. Therefore, Raptakos Brett & Co as also its subsidiaries, Raptakos Brett Test Laboratries and Sattva Pharmaceuticals ceased to be the company's subsidiaries. The company is also implementing new large tonnage Oxygen plant of 130 TPD at Kalwe, the same is expected to go on stream in 1999.