What started as a vertical integration solution for paper 75 years ago has today extended to diverse customers across industries such as paint, inks, pharmaceuticals, rubber, oil drilling and textiles

The story of English Indian Clays Limited can be traced back to English explorers Ward and Conner who surveyed Trivandrum in 1891


What started 75 years ago as a vertical integration solution for paper is today an innovative, specialty chemicals company serving over 700 customers worldwide across a range of industries including paint, ink, paper & board, textiles, pharmaceuticals, rubber and oil drilling. Part of the Karan Thapar Group of Companies, EICL has a rich heritage of 75 years of developing Starch-based  solutions from the first starch plant in India and 50 years developing kaolin-based hydrous and calcined solutions from the finest kaolin deposits and reserves in Asia. Come and experience our journey.