Established in 1972, in the Sultanate of Oman, with a workforce of just 33, Galfar has today grown into the company with the largest workforce in country. With its headquarters in Muscat, Oman, Galfar employs 15,000 people in their various diversified operations in the Middle East and in India.
In recognition of his exemplary services to the nation, Dr. P. Mohamed Ali, our Chairman was awarded with the coveted Outstanding Non-Resident Indian Award, 2004 by the Government of India. The award was presented to him by then Prime Minister of India, Mr. Atal Behari Vajpayee in presence of our President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
We are proud that IGCL could establish Indian representation in the world map of high quality Activated Carbon manufacturers. The company has today emerged as one among the major carbon producer in the world and also as India’s largest carbon manufacturer and exporter with total production capacity of 6000MTS and a yearly turnover of US$.7 million.