Finolex Industries Ltd (formerly Finolex Pipes Ltd) was incorporated in March 28 1981 The Company offer a wide range of PVC pipes and fittings suitable for diverse applications in agriculture housing and telecommunication. They are having their manufacturing facilities Pune and Ratnagiri in Maharashtra and Masar in Gujarat. The company has a widespread presence throughout the country with a wide network of over 18000 retail outlets ably supported by more than 850 dealers and sub-dealers. The Company is engaged in business of manufacturing PVC pipes & fittings manufacturing of PVC resin and power generation.The company is the largest PVC pipe manufacturer in the country. The company entered into a technical collaboration with UHDE Germany for licensing and technical know-how of Hoechst's process for manufacturing PVC resin and providing basic engineering. During the year 1999-2000 the company commissioned their new PVC extruded rigid pipes plant at Ratnagiri in Maharashtra. Also they commissioned an additional EDC cracker during the year. During the year 2001-02 they divested their two shares of Rs 10 each in Finolex Polymers Ltd. Consequently Finolex Polymers Ltd ceased to be the subsidiary of the company.During the year 2003-04 the company signed License and Technical Service Agreement with Oxy Vinyl USA. They signed Technical agreement with Aker Kvaerner Netherlands for Basic Engineering and Design Development for the VCM plant. Also for Detailed Engineering Site Supervision Procurement Management etc for the PVC Plant they signed with Udhe India Ltd.During the year 2005-06 the company signed a Letter of Intent with I M Skaugen ASA Norway for carrying out a study for viability and cost effectiveness of the planned LNG Supply Chain intended to be set up in India. In February 2006 PVC expansion project commenced production of PVC resin.During the year 2006-07 the company expanded their PVC Pipes capacity from 65000 MT to 85000 MT. Also they acquired 20 acres of land at Urse for setting up of a new plant for manufacturing of PVC Pipes. In May 2008 the new plant for manufacture of PVC pipes at Urse became operational and the installed capacity for manufacturing of PVC pipes reached 100000 MT per annum. During the financial year 2012-13 Finolex Industries commissioned a state-of-the-art PVC pipes manufacturing plant at Masar in Vadodara with an initial capacity of 30000 tons per annum (tpa). During the year the company's aggregate capacity of PVC pipes and fittings crossed 2 lakh tpa.During the financial year 2013-14 Finolex Industries increased capacity at its PVC pipes plant at Masar Vadodara from 30000 tpa to 50000 tpa. During the year the company started consuming captive power at its plant in Pune.On 6 November 2014 Finolex Industries announced that the company is planning to increase its capacity of PVC pipes and fittings plants by about 40% to 3.2 lakh tonnes through an additional capital expenditure of Rs 90 crore spread over three years.During the financial year 2015-16 Finolex Industries added 30000 MT capacity of pipes and fittings spread across its three plants taking total installed capacity to 2.8 lakh MTPA.During the financial year 2016-17 Finolex Industries tied-up with the American company Lubrizol Corporation inventors and the largest manufacturers of the CPVC compound worldwide. The agreement is for supply of CPVC compound for the production and sale of Finolex FlowGuard Plus pipes and fittings in India mainly catering to the building and construction industry. The tie-up will strengthen the company's track record of providing superior products for the domestic market.