Primo Chemicals Ltd

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50.850.51 (1.01%)

10:01 AM,7th Dec 2023

BSE : 506852


Sector : Industrials

ISIN Code : INE607A01022

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Last Updated: Dec 07 2023 | 10:01 AM IST

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Primo Chemicals Ltd

Primo Chemicals Ltd (Formerly known Punjab Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd) was incorporated in December 1975. The Company is the largest producer of Caustic Soda in Northern India and is operating two units based on Membrane Cell Technology in its Plant Complex at Naya Nangal Distt. Ropar Punjab (India). The Company has increased its Caustic production capacity from 300 TPA to 500 TPA resultant into combined manufacturing capacity of 165000 TPA of Caustic Soda. Key product in company's product portfolio include Caustic Soda Lye with by-products of Hydrochloric Acid Liquid Chlorine Sodium Hypochlorite and Hydrogen gas.In Jan.'94 its caustic soda plant (inst. cap.: 37059 tpa) commenced operations. In Sep.'87 the company commissioned its caustic soda concentration and flaking unit and in 1988 completed the changeover from graphite anodes to dimensionally stable metal anodes in all the cells and also installed an anode control and protection device in its caustic soda plant. In Oct.'91 it commissioned the capacity optimisation project in phase-I as a result of which the installed capacity of caustic soda and liquid chlorine increased to 41152 tpa and 29700 tpa respectively.With the implementation of phase-II of capacity optimisation project the installed capacity of caustic soda increased to 50820 tpa. It also commissioned a waste air de-chlorination unit in Nov.'92.PAC offered rights (premium: Rs 35) in Mar.'94 to finance the expansion of its caustic soda plant by 33000 tpa based on membrane cell technology. The plant with its expanded capacity started commercial production in Aug.'95. In 1996-97 the company received the ISO 9002 Certification by DET NORSKE VERITAS(DNV) Netherlands.In 1998-99 it increased the installed capacity of caustic soda liquid chlorine and hydrogen gas to 99000 MT 87714 MT and 27720000 NM3.The Company is in the process of changing the membranes of 100 TPD Membrane Cell Caustic Soda Plant to reduce power consumption. The know-how for the membrane has been fully absorbed. The know-how for the company's Mercury Cell to 200 TPD Membrane Cell converted Caustic Soda Plant has also been absorbed.The company has become a Sick Company and necessary reference is made to BIFR.The Chlorinated Paraffin Wax (CPW) Plant set up by M/s. Flow Tech Chemicals Pvt. Limited on B.O.O. basis in the Company's Plant Complex was commissioned in 2015-16. In 2016-17 the Company replaced the Membranes of its Unit-I and Unit-II Plant and the Anodes and Cathodes recoated in Electrolysers of its Plant Unit-I. The Board of Directors in its meeting held on 16th March 2021 approved the proposal to purchase and set up a Captive Power Plant of 35 MW capacity by using second hand plant and machinery on EPC basis from Durva Infratech LLP.

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Face Value (₹) 2
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Book Value Share (₹) [S]14.62
P/B Ratio (₹) [S]3.48
[*C] Consolidated [*S] Standalone

Funds Owing this Stock

Scheme Name Amount Invested ( ₹ Cr ) No Of Shares Net Asset (%)
Quant Small Cap Fund - (G) 24.75 4556962 0.26
Quant Small Cap Fund - (IDCW) 24.75 4556962 0.26
Quant Small Cap Fund - Direct (G) 24.75 4556962 0.26
Quant Small Cap Fund - Direct (IDCW) 24.75 4556962 0.26

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1 Week3.75%%3.603.73%
1 Month-4.88%%6.877.61%
3 Month-19.55%%4.735.86%
6 Month-22.08%%10.5312.28%
1 Year-39.03%%11.2012.51%
3 Year379.26%%52.7856.36%

Company Info

Company Information

Company Sec. & Compli. Officer : Sugandha Kukreja

Managing Director : Naveen Chopra

Chairman (Non-Executive) : Sukhbir Singh Dahiya

Director : Jagbir Singh Ahlawat

Director : Jatin Dahiya

Independent Director : Kuldip Singh Suhag

Independent Director : Tilak Raj Bajalia

Independent Director : Ashok Goyal

Independent Director : Teesta Sandhu

Registered Office: S C O 125-127, Sector 17 - B,Chandigarh,Chandigarh-160017 Ph: 91-172-4072500-01