CHEMICALS & ENGINEERING CORPORATION, the flagship company of the group was established in 1957
in Kolkata, West Bengal by Mr. S. N. Basu, a legend in pre-paint
treatment, electroplating and heat-treatment chemicals for
metal finishing at a time, when these chemicals used to
be imported by the large engineering industries. After three
decades, in the year 1987, his son Mr. R. K. Basu expanded
the business by establishing another flagship unit as MECHELEC
ENGINEERING CORPORATION, which also started manufacturing
of wire drawing chemicals and lubricants, refractory binder,
acid degreaser for galvanizing unit, acid inhibitor, fume
suppressor for pickling plant and also started manufacturing
plants and machineries for all these operations on turnkey
In the year 2005, another unit as BASU
UDYOG was established in Urla, Raipur, Chattishgarh,
for production of Zinc metal, Zinc Chloride, Zinc Sulphate
etc. and also manufacturing of Hot and Cold dip galvanizing
The products manufactured by the group reach almost all
the segments of the Indian Engineering Industry such as
Bicycle, Automobile, Wire drawing, Wire galvanizing, G.I.
Sheet manufacturing, Railway Coach and wagon manufacturing,
Other railway products, Defence products, Rolling mills,
Tube manufacturing units, CRM plants etc.
The wealth of experience accumulated over the years has
helped the Group to maintain its outstanding position in
the field of metal finishing chemical and chemical plants.
Determination to move forward in the face of odds, optimistic
outlook and never sagging urge to improve on the performance
year to year, have been a combining factor in achieving
the status that the group is enjoying today.
Looking ahead, we are confident in our ability to exploit
new market opportunities brought about by the changing global
scenario. It is our constant endeavor to provide better
customer service, which is the key strength to our success.
Our diversified venture in Raipur named BASU UDYOG has already started with the production of Barbed wire and Binding wire in the engineering division. The chemical division is on the verge of starting the production of Zinc metal, Zinc chloride, fluxes and other metal finishing chemicals.
This year i.e. 2010 is targeted as our promotional and achievement year. All our new and productive ventures would start producing and give results.