Jayant Agro advances on forming JV with Japanese firms
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The company has an equity capital of Rs 7.50 crore. Face value per share is Rs 5.
Jayant Agro Organics and Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. Japan and Itoh Oil Chemicals Co., Japan have together entered into a joint venture agreement for investing in the equity shares of Vithal Castor Polyols in the ratio 50:40:10 respectively. The joint venture will be focused on manufacturing castor oil based polyols through Vithal Castor Polyol.
Mitsui Chemicals' business portfolio includes petrochemicals, basic chemicals and polyurethanes, functional polymers materials, functional chemicals, and films and sheets.
Itoh Oil Chemicals Co is a leading castor oil speciality manufacturing company in jaoan with products ranging from castor oil, its derivatives, and various speciality chemicals derived from castor oil.
Jayant Agro Organics' consolidated net profit fell 55.7% to Rs 6.02 crore on 19.3% fall in total income to Rs 373.11 crore in Q1 June 2013 over Q1 June 2012.
Jayant Agro Organics is an emerging global oleochemical company with leadership in the castor-based specialty chemicals industry.