Saboo Sodium Chloro (SSCL) was incorporated on 22 Nov.'93. It was promoted by M L Saboo, C S Saboo and Girdhar Saboo. Other group companies include Abrasive Emery Industries, Saboo Engineering Works, Ambika Stone Manufacturing, etc. SSCL is managed by M L Saboo, chairman and Girdhar Saboo, managing director. The company came out with a Rs 4-cr public issue in Mar.'95 to part-finance manufacturing facilities for one lac tpa of refined iodised salt and to meet working capital requirement. Total costs were estimated at Rs 14.5 cr. Commercial production was to commence on 1 Apr.'95. The company has a Rs 9.20-cr firm export order from P D & Company, Bangladesh. The company successfully launched the consumer packs under the brand names of 'Surya' & 'Saboo'.