Indian automobile market has exhibited a strong resurgence in growth, post pandemic and the market is expected to grow at five percent CAGR during 2023- 2028 according to the reports by Mordor Intelligence. The demands for automobile is bound to increase due to the growth of vehicle population including EVs, growing disposable income and spending power, maintenance of luxury vehicles, and rural penetration due to infrastructure development. This in turn will increase the need for lubricants in a vehicle and the need for gear oil, transmission oil, grease will see an upsurge in demand. With the rapid shift and growth in the lubricant industry, the need to find a company that meets the requirements becomes necessary in the coming years. Enters Gandhar Oil Refinery.
Based out of Maharashtra and established in 1993, Gandhar Oil Refinery is the leading manufacturer of Lubricants such as Automotive Oil and Industrial Oil and White Oils engaged in manufacturing Pharmaceuticals, Health care and Performance Oil (PHPO), and Process Insulating Oil (PIO). Gandhar Oil Refinery products are marketed under the brand name ‘Divyol’ and are ISO 9001:2008 certified and FDA approved. What started as a humble beginning with an oil refinery is now world’s leading manufacturer of industrial and automotive lubricants as well as greases, rubber oil, process oil, mineral oil, petroleum jelly, liquid paraffin, transformer oil and more.
The organization has managed to spread its wings across various industry verticals including pharmaceuticals, textiles, steel, automobiles and others and also in government sectors such as The Railways, Indian Navy, The Coastguards and more. With over 240 automotive distributors and more than 4000 clients across the country, Gandhar Oil Refinery has managed to reach out to more than 29 states and 622 talukas in the country. “Our strategy is to reach out to the smallest of shop keepers who can gain value from our products. We are well accepted across numerous industries and quality is the essence and soul of Gandhar Oil Refinery”, informs Samir R Parekh, Managing Director, Gandhar Oil Refinery. Gandhar Oil Refinery wants to empower the oil industry through quality products, robust production, research, innovation & formulation
What differentiates Gandhar Oil Refinery from its competitors in the market is the presence of NABL accredited laboratory inclusive of Research and Development (R&D) team. The R&D team comprises mostly of qualified and seasoned scientist who brings to the table years of expertise working in the industry. The quality standard is maintained as per American Petroleum Institute Defined Standard for Automobile. Gandhar Oil Refinery ensures quality checks, through end-toend automated plants which operate on fully automated unit with no manual interference, right from blending to filling and packaging.
The organization has two state-of-the-art plants, one at Taloja in Maharashtra and the other at Silvassa in Dadra and Nagar Haveli. In 2019, the organization started their Blending unit in the name of TEXOL FZC based at Sharjah, UAE to supply products to far East Asia and GCC countries making it the fifth largest company for white oils globally. “The three plants have a combined production capacity of 4,50,000 KL per annum. To meet national and international standards and provide assured quality, our products are approved by FDA, ISO, Kosher, BIS, Halal, GMP and DSIR certifications”, adds Samir.
Gandhar Oil Refinery wants to empower the oil industry through quality products, robust production, research, innovation & formulation
Gandhar Oil Refinery wants to be the leader for end-to-end processes in manufacturing to provide quality product, packaging services and values. The organization is continuously working on innovative products and in the future aims to formulate and produce green hydrogen fuel to provide sustainable and clean products in the market. Gandhar Oil Refinery also aims to produce highly efficient lubricant to provide better mileage at lower costs. The organization aims to keep growing and providing impeccable services to become the most sought-after firm in the market.