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Group History

1971
CICB (Chemical Industries Consulting Bureau) was formed to provide consultancy services to chemical industries.
1973
Setup its first CO2 manufacturing plant in Visakhapatnam, South India.
1976
CICB was appointed Elliott Turbomachinery Inc.'s Sole Sales Representative in India.
1977
Setup its second CO2 manufacturing plant in Mangalore, South India.
1979
Chemicon (short for Chemical Consultants) was formed to continue the consultancy business & help CICB concentrate on sale of Elliott equipment.
1983
Chemicon started marketing and sale of carbon dioxide produced by the CO2  plants of the group.
1985
The fabrication facility, Kanara Engineering Company, located in  Mangalore was purchased by the group.
1986
Setup its third CO2 manufacturing plant in Kanpur, North India.
1997
The group set up its fourth  CO2 bottling plant at Kalol in Gujarat State.
1998
The group sold its CO2  manufacturing & marketing business to Praxair Inc, USA.
1998
Obtained ISO:9001 certification from BVQI & in 2001, upgraded to ISO:9001:2000
2000
Entered into a Technical Collaboration with Henderson Engineering, USA,  for manufacture of their SAHARA range of air dryers in India.
2003
Signed MOU with EQTEC Iberia, SL,  Spain,  for the manufacture and sale of fluidised bed gasifiers.
2003
Signed the Sale and Manufacturing License with T.K.Energi AS, Denmark, for their range of fixed bed gasifiers.
2003
PAP compressor division of Elliott Turbomachinery sold to Fu-Sheng Industrial Co. Ltd., Taiwan, whom we continue to represent in India under the umbrella of FS-Elliott Co., LLC, USA
2005
Obtained ASME "U" Stamp Certificate of Authorisation for our manufacturing facility in Mangalore
2005
The Company received an "in-principle" go-ahead from FS-Elliott Co., LLC, USA, for the packaging of centrifugal compressors in India.
2005
With effect from 1st April, 2005, CICB-Chemicon Pvt Ltd. took over all the businesses of the group and continues to provide all the groups products & services.
2007 Appointed Sales Representative in India of Harbin Turbine Company, China for their range of steam turbines
2007 Appointed Sales Representative in India of Hangzhou Chinen Turbine Company, China for their range of steam turbines
2008 Formed a Joint Venture Company - CICB-Chemicon Qatar WLL, Qatar joining hands with Voltage Engineering Ltd., Doha for servicing the Oil & Gas Industry in Qatar
2008 Appointed Distributor in India of Capstone Turbine Co. Inc., USA for their range of microturbines
2008 Signed a "Packaging Agreement" with FS-Elliott Co., LLC, USA for the packaging of Centrifugal Compressors in India
2008 Formed a Tripartite Joint Venture Company FS-Elliott Saudi Arabia Ltd, between FS-Elliott Co., LLC, USA ; Gas Arabian Services LLC, Saudi Arabia & CICB-Chemicon Pvt. Ltd., India to cater to the Air Compressor business in the GCC Territory
2009 Signed a Joint Venture Agreement with Fu-Sheng Industrial Co. Ltd., Taiwan under the Umbrella FS-CICB Private Limited in the field of screw & reciprocating compressors for India