RIL (Reliance Industries Limited) is an Indian conglomerate holding company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
The Reliance Group, founded by Dhirubhai H. Ambani , is India's largest private sector enterprise, with businesses in the energy and materials value chain. The flagship company, Reliance Industries Limited, is a Fortune Global 500 company and is the largest private sector company in India.
Dhirubhai Ambani founded Reliance as a textile company and led its evolution as a global leader in the materials and energy value chain businesses. It was in 1957 when he returned to India after a stint with A.Besse& Co., Aden he started yarn trading business from a small 500 sq.ft. office in Masjid Bunder, Mumbai.he set up his brand new mill in Naroda, Gujarat. In 1996 Reliance went on to become the biggest textile brand ‘Only Vimal’. In 1977 the Reliance Textile Industries came with an IPO which was oversubscribed seven times.
Reliance enjoys global leadership in its businesses, being the largest polyester yarn and fibre producer in the world and among the top five to ten producers in the world in major petrochemical products.
Starting as a small textile company, Reliance has in its journey crossed several milestones to become a Fortune 500 company in less than 3 decades.
Reliance Industries Limited operates world–class manufacturing facilities across the country at Allahabad, Barabanki, Dahej, Dhenkanal, Hazira, Hoshiarpur, Jamnagar, Kurkumbh, Nagothane, Nagpur, Naroda, Patalganga, Silvassa and Vadodara.
Allahabad Manufacturing Division located in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, is spread over 105 acres. It is equipped with polymerization and continuous polymerization facilities.
Barabanki Manufacturing Division located near Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, is spread over 106 acres. It manufactures Black Fibre.
Dahej Manufacturing Division located near Bharuch, Gujarat, is spread over 1,778 acres. It comprises of an ethane / propane recovery unit, a gas cracker, a caustic chlorine plant and 4 downstream plants, which manufacture polymers and fibre intermediates.
Dhenkanal Manufacturing Division located in Baulpur, Orissa, is spread over 227 acres. It manufactures polyester staple fibre.
Hoshiarpur Manufacturing Division located in Hoshiarpur, Punjab, is spread over 69 acres. It manufactures a wide range of PSF, PFF, POY and polyester chips.
Hazira Manufacturing Division located near Surat, Gujarat, is spread over 700 acres. It comprises of a Naptha cracker feeding downstream fibre intermediates, plastics and polyester plants.
Jamnagar Manufacturing Division located in Jamnagar, Gujarat, is spread over 7,400 acres. It comprises of a petroleum refinery and associated petrochemical plants. The refinery is equipped to refine various types of crude oil (sour crude, sweet crude or a mixture of both) and manufactures various grades of fuel from motor gasoline to Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF). The petrochemicals plants produces plastics and fibre intermediates.
Kurkumbh Manufacturing Division located near Pune, Maharashtra, is spread over 34 acres. It manufactures fibre intermediates.
Nagothane Manufacturing Division located in Raigad, Maharashtra, is spread over 1,860 acres. It comprises of an ethane and propane gas cracker and five downstream plants for the manufacture of polymers, fibre intermediates and chemicals.
Nagpur Manufacturing Division located in Nagpur, Maharashtra, is spread over 368 acres. It manufactures polyester filament yarn, dope–dyed specialty products of different ranges, fully drawn yarn and polyester chips.
Naroda Manufacturing Division located near Ahmedabad, Gujarat, is RIL’s first manufacturing facility and is spread over 150 acres. This synthetic textiles and fabrics manufacturing facility manufactures and markets woven and knitted fabrics for home textiles, synthetic and worsted suiting and shirting, ready to wear garments and automotive fabrics.
Patalganga Manufacturing Division located near Mumbai, Maharashtra, is spread over 200 acres. It comprises of polyester, fibre intermediates and linear alklyl benzene manufacturing plants.
Silvassa Manufacturing Division located in the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, is spread over 127 acres. It manufactures a wide range of specialty products such as Recron Stretch, Linen Like, Melange, Thick–n–thin and Bi–shrinkage yarns.