Milestone
  • 1952 The group was founded by Shri B. C. Jindal with Jindal (India) Limited. The operations started in Howrah district in the state of West Bengal with the manufacturing of Pipe and Pipe Fittings. Since then, the company has emerged as one of the largest units in India manufacturing ERW/HFIW Black and Galvanized Steel Tubes.

  • 1985 After assuming a leading role in its primary line of business, the group diversified into manufacturing of Polyester Yarn under the setup of Jindal Polyester Limited.

  • 1986 The group further diversifies into photographic product business with the setup of Jindal Photo Limited with marketing & selling of “Fujifilm” brand products from Fujifilm Corporation, Japan.

  • 1988 Jindal Photo Limited Setup Colour Roll Film manufacturing unit.

  • 1991 Jindal Photo expanded into the manufacture of medical and industrial x-ray films, graphic art films, and cine colour positive processed from bulk jumbo rolls imported from Fujifilm Corporation, Japan.

  • 1993 Group steel arm Jindal India diversified its activities by setting up a unit for manufacturing of narrow width Cold Rolled Strips.

  • 1996 The group further diversified into the manufacturing of Polyester Films at Nasik Maharashtra under the Setup of Jindal Poly Films Limited. The company has quickly transformed itself into one of the principal producer of Polyester Film (largest producer of polyester film in India and 8th largest in the world), Metalized Film, Polyester Resin and Polyester Yarn.

  • 1997 Continuing with its policy of related diversification, Jindal Photo entered into Photographic Chemical segment for selling Photo chemical under “Fujifilm Hunt” brand from Fujifilm Hunt Chemicals Singapore Pte. Ltd., Singapore, a subsidiary of Fujifilm Corporation, Japan.

  • 1998 Jindal India further setup manufacturing plant of wider width Cold Rolled Strips and Galvanized Plain/Corrugated Sheets at Jangalpur (Howrah).

  • 2003The Jindal group started manufacturing of BOPP Films, one of the most widely used flexible packaging films.

  • 2004Expansion of BOPET capacity by 25,000 MTPA, taking total BOPET film manufacturing capacity to 86,000 MTPA.

  • 2005 Expansion of BOPP capacity by 32,000 MTPA, taking total BOPP film manufacturing capacity to 45,000 MTPA.

  • 2006

    • Group has further venture into power generation segment by setting Thermal Power plant at Angul (Odisha) under setup of Jindal India Thermal Power Limited.
    • Jindal Poly Films Ltd. became the largest producer of BOPP in India by commissioning the third BOPP line of 45,000 MTPA, One of the largest line in the world. Total resulting BOPP film manufacturing capacity of 90,000 MTPA.

  • 2008

    • Jindal Poly Films Ltd. doubled the BOPP film production capacity to 180,000 MTPA by installing two more BOPP lines of capacity 90,000 MTPA.
    • Jindal India made further successful expansion by setting up another unit for manufacturing Line Pipe including a Coating Plant for size up to 20" Outside Diameter with a production capacity of 240000 MTPA at Jangalpur (Howrah).

  • 2009 Jindal Poly Films Ltd. installed another 8.7 m wide thin film BOPET line of 30,000 MTPA capacity, thereby increasing the total BOPET manufacturing capacity to 1,20,000 MTPA.

  • 2011 After achieving a story foot hold in steel sector, Jindal India enlarged its horizon by entering into Aluminium business

  • 2012 Expansion of BOPP capacity from 180,000 MTPA to 210,000 MTPA in India.

  • 2013 Acquired global BOPP films business of Exxon Mobil, with five plants (Europe & USA), R & D centre and 300 + registered patents.

  • 2014 Jindal Poly Films Further Venture into the non-woven business by setting a manufacturing unit at Nasik under Global Nonwovens Division.

  • 2015 Jindal India Thermal Power Limited starts operation of its two units 600MW each.

  • 2017 Expansion of R&D capabilities - new pilot line installed in Belgium centre.

  • 2018

    • Jindal Films commissioned new BOPP lines Capacity to 50000 MTPA in Europe. ​​
    • Acquisition of Treofan (Europe) under Jindal Films. ​
  • 2019

    • Jindal Films commissioned new BOPP lines Capacity to 50000 MTPA in USA. ​​
    • Jindal India has commissioned the aluminium zinc coating line of installed capacities of 180000 MTPA and a colour coating line with installed capacity of 150000 MTPA at Ranihati (Howrah). ​
    • Jindal India started aluminium foil line have capacity of 5000 MTPA in Jangalpur (Howrah) unit.
  • 2020

    • Acquisition of API Laminates (UK) under Jindal Films. ​​
    • Expansion of BOPP capacity to 311,000 MTPA in India. ​
  • 2021 Acquisition of Domo's nylon films (Italy) under Jindal Films.