Al-Abbas Sugar Mills Limited, a progressive Company was incorporated in May 1991. The shares of the Company were listed on April 1992 at the Karachi Stock Exchange (Guarantee) Limited. One unit is located at Mirwah Gorchani with installed sugarcane crushing capacity of 7,500 Tons per day and processing capacity of molasses into quality industrial alcohol of 170,000 liters per day. At this location the Company has also installed 6 MW power plant to cater power requirement of sugar and distillery unit. The other unit is located at Dhabeji Thatta having 15 MW captive power coal fired plant and has capacity to manufacture 27,220 M.T of different alloys per annum. The tank terminal unit of the Company is located at Kemari Karachi with storage capacity of 34,900 M.T of liquids. The sugar production was started in 1994, industrial alcohol in 2000, alloys in 2005 and power generation in 2010. Under the leadership of young, vibrant, energetic and visionary Chief Executive, soon the Company after its incorporation stood on sound financial and operational footing that pave the way for the future growth.
The impact of sound financial policies, state of the art technology, innovative and unorthodox approach, production planning combined with creative marketing and management strategies, was profoundly felt in the past performance. The Company's fortunes soared, and from the perspective of profitability as well as overall corporate image of the Company were firmly placed in a distinct position in the industry.
The Company believes in organic as well as acquisition growth. As part of the management policy of calculated expansion and diversification which augmenting its real financial strength and its ability, one of most state of the art ethanol plant was installed in the year 2000. A great deal of consideration and actual facilities had preceded the eventual decision to found the plants. Two foremost critical factors in this process were the fact that the very raw material required for the venture was readily available at the site itself in the form of sugarcane molasses, and the reality that the end product industrial alcohol would spell substantial increase in the revenues of Company, while largely diversifying its risk. The distillery plant design incorporates very advanced French Technology using muti-effect vacuum distillation system, which is a means of conservation of energy in distillation. The power sources utilized is the Company's own power generation system. Use of DCS mode has proven effective in generating higher efficiencies and better overall performance of the entire plant, including the ethanol distillery. The ethanol distillery is one of a major achievement of the Company.
The Company produces granulated white sugar of high commercial value and has a definite edge in the market. In 1997-98, the Company became one of the only three sugar mills in Pakistan to produce sugar that meets the international quality standard. The quality of our Company's fine alcohol has a very good reputation and is well recognized at national as well international level. Major chunk of our alcohol production is being exported to Europe, Japan, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Philippine.
As part of Company strategic planning, the Company ventured into inorganic growth by acquiring Al-Abbas Industries Limited in 2007. At that time Al-Abbas Industries Limited have one of the country's biggest medium density fibre board plant, manufacturing facilities to produce various types of alloys product to meet the whole country demand, and 15 MW captive power plant. Subsequently, the Al-Abbas Industries Limited merged into the Al-Abbas Sugar Mills Limited.
The Company's vibrant, motivating role in bringing about refinement in the sugarcane crop in the region and increasing yield per acre, while doing its best to enhance the all round education and quality of life of the growers and their families makes it truly unique amongst the industry leaders. The Company is really care about preserving and augment environment and well aware of its Corporate Social Responsibility. In order to achieve this objective, a waste water treatment plant was installed in 2001. The system involves treatment of effluents of the plant on a waste water treatment unit based on Canadian technology, using the anaerobic digester system. Not only are the effluents treated to meet the local environmental standards, but also biogas is generated, which is used in turn as a fuel for the boilers, making significant contribution towards the economy of the sugar plant. The Management of the Company maintains a special interest in the social uplift of its employees and residents around the plant with discernible concern for environment. In pursuance of this noble objective, the Company has invested in several social projects including a primary school offering good quality education at nominal cost, continuous financial support to a foundation to develop and maintain a school and medical complex spread over 20 acres. The plans are also afoot to provide community library, computer training facility and other facilitates to the people of town for their educational and social uplift.
- To be a profitable organization and to meet the expectation of our stakeholders.
- To become competitive in local and international markets by concentrating on quality of core products.
- To promote best use and development of human resources in a safe environment, as an equal opportunity employer.
- To use advance technology for efficient and cost effective operations.
AL-ABBAS SUGAR MILLS LIMITED is committed to earn reputation of a reliable manufacturer and supplier of good quality white sugar, industrial alcohol, calcium carbide, and alloys in local and international markets.