For over 115 years, our journey has been marked by evolution, consolidation, and unwavering commitment to excellence. As a cornerstone of the Arvind Mafatlal Group, our heritage is steeped in resilience and innovation.
A Life Lived With Grace
Stepping into the helm of Mafatlal Industries in 1954, Arvindbhai Mafatlal spearheaded a transformative era for the company founded by his grandfather in 1905. His unparalleled vision and astute leadership propelled the company towards a phase of monumental uplift and expansion, positioning India on the global economic map. Arvindbhai Mafatlal, a revered industrialist and visionary, epitomized a life of remarkable contributions and grace. His leadership, foresight, and unwavering commitment left an indelible mark on India’s growth narrative post-independence. Leading Mafatlal Industries from 1954, Arvindbhai spearheaded transformative growth, expanding the company’s horizons globally. Beyond economic pursuits, his inclusive vision embraced philanthropy, social progress, and spirituality, shaping a legacy of holistic progress. As a mentor and social visionary, his compassion and wisdom inspired the Mafatlal corporate family, guiding them through challenges with resilience and determination. Arvindbhai’s leadership was marked by a blend of excellence and compassion, instilling optimism and determination within the company. At Mafatlal Industries Limited, we honour his enduring legacy by embodying his values and commitment to progress and compassion. Additionally, Shri Arvindbhai Mafatlal, a distinguished figure in the business world, was recently honoured by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a momentous event. In recognition of his remarkable contributions to the industry a commemorative postal stamp was released in his honour. This gesture serves as a testament to shri Arvindbhai Mafatlal’s legacy and the enduring impact he has had on the business landscape of India. His dedication to excellence and unwavering commitment to the betterment of the nation make this tribute well-deserved, reflecting the values and vision of a true stalwart in the business world.
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1912 - 1931: He goes on to purchase four more textile mills across Gujarat and Mumbai.
1945 - 1954: The group continues to invest heavily in cotton textile mills and their modernisation, to become the third largest mill owner in India.
1955 - 1990: The Group, under the vision of Mr Arvind Mafatlal, starts diversifying into multiple industries like Chemicals, Information Technology, Plastics, Finance, Engineering etc, thus becoming one of India’s early significant conglomerates. The dynamism and pioneership of Mr Arvind Mafatlal led to business partnerships and Joint Ventures with global giants like Shell, Hoechst and Monsanto.
1990 - 2000: His son, Mr. Hrishikesh Mafatlal takes over the reins of the company and further consolidates the Group’s position in Chemicals, Gas Distribution and Textiles, including an entry into Denim manufacturing with a joint venture with USA’s Burlington Industries.