Dorf Ketal’s History
Closely held Dorf Ketal Chemicals was founded in 1992 in Mumbai.
Today, Dorf Ketal is one of the world’s largest suppliers of process chemicals and additives for refineries, petrochemicals, fuels, plastics, lubricants and oil stimulation industries. Its process chemicals business treats over one-third of the oil refined by the 20 largest refineries in the world. It’s Speciality Catalyst business is the largest manufacturer and marketer of organometallic catalysts in the world.
What does Dorf Ketal mean?
The petrochemical and refining business is not just who we service, its very foundations are built into the company name. When founded, the Menon brothers created the name Dorf Ketal, which stands for:
Drilling Oil Refining Fuels and Ketone Aldehydes
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We have built platform businesses that produce a consistent track record of organic growth. These same businesses have allowed us to leverage strategic acquisitions to further accelerate profitable growth.
- 1998: ISO 9001 certificates
- 2001: OHSAS 18001
- 2002: ISO 14001