Incorporated on 8 Dec.'38, G G Dandekar Machine Works (GGD) was promoted by Kirloskar Oil Engines at Khadki, Pune. It manufactures rice mills, dal mills and paddy parboiling plants. The company entered into a collaboration with F H Schuh, Germany, to manufacture modern rice mills in India. During 1994-95, GGD issued 15,166 equity shares of Rs 100 at a premium of Rs 2427.61, as fully paid, to Kirloskar Oil Engines. The company exports its products to Africa, South America, Australia, Fiji, Thailand, Nepal, Srilanka and Bangladesh. During the year 1997-98, as part of the research & development the company has developed and maufactured paddy seperator machine with 48 compartments having higher capacity.