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Praj Industries Limited,
"Praj Tower" 274 & 275/2,
Bhumkar Chowk-Hinjewadi Road,
Pune : 411057, INDIA.
Phone : 020-71802000 and



  • Praj wins Bharatiaya Sugar's "Best Machinery Mfg (Distillery) Award (National Level) 2016
  • September - Praj launches the first Water Master Class at Chennai
  • April - Praj received AD 2000 Merkblatt HPO & DIN EN ISO 3834-3
    (EN 729 -3) Certifications for supply of pressure equipment & piping
  • March - Praj renames Neela Systems as Praj HiPurity Systems
  • January - Praj unveiled it’s new identity
  • 2nd Generation (2G) Cellulosic Ethanol Demo Plant by Praj sees ground-breaking
  • Official Opening of UK's biggest Bioethanol Plant using Praj Technology 420 million liters bioethanol & 500,000 tonnes per annum High Quality Animal Feed
  • Praj wins "Able 10th anniversary award" under bio-industrial category for contribution to industrial biotechnology.
  • Praj flags off it's Industrial Biobased Product facility
  • Praj Industries Limited acquires majority stake (60%) in Neela Systems
  • Praj Bags B.G. Deshmukh CSR Award
  • Praj conferred with Bio-Excellence Award 2012, for the 2nd time
  • Praj enters into alliance with Qteros for producing lignocelluloses to ethanol packages. Buys out the non-exclusive perpetual rights to the technology
  • Praj manufacturing gets ISO 14001 certification
  • Praj gets OHSAS 18001 certification
  • Praj Matrix bagged the 'Green Innovation Award' for Outstanding Research in the field of Green Chemistry & Engineering
  • Praj ventures into Water & Water Treatment Solutions
  • Commissioned bio-ethanol plant for Biowanze, Belgium
  • Praj inaugurated the Cellulosic Ethanol Pilot Plant at Praj Matrix at Urawade. The pilot plant is capable of producing ethanol from corn cobs and sugarcane baggase under varying operating conditions. It is a break-through in cellulosic biomass to ethanol technology at pilot scale
  • Praj entered into Critical Process Equipment Sector
  • Praj receives ISO 9001-2008 status
  • Praj technology selected for the largest European Plant for Vivergo Biofuels
  • Praj inaugurated the state-of-the-art R&D facility, Praj Matrix the innovation center focusing on second/third generation biofuels.
  • Major orders for PRAJ from USA with break-through in Midwest ethanol industry.
  • Chairman, Praj Industries conferred 'Outstanding Innovation' award by Chemtech Foundation.
  • Belgian Bioethanol Plant & Equipment Contract for Praj.
  • Praj and Aker Solutions JV company established (BioCnergy Europa B.B.) in The Netherlands.
  • Aker Solutions and Praj win contract for world-scale bioethanol project in the UK.
  • Manufacturing facility in Kandla (SEZ), India commissioned
  • UK's first plant based on Praj process inaugurated.
  • Break-through in US market. Receives two major contracts to install large size ethanol plants.
  • Praj expands R & D Center.
  • Venture Capitalist, Vinod Khosla and Marubeni Corporation invests in Praj.
  • Praj inks alliance with Meura for High Performance Brewery Mash Filters Praj expands Brewery Business.
  • Skid Mounted Ethanol Plant designed, manufactured and shipped to CSR, Australia.
  • DSIR honors Praj for exports in in-house R&D based technology.
  • ESOP (Employees Stock Option Plan) declared.
2002 - 2004
  • Launch of PRAJ-Matrix - The Innovation Center for advanced applied research in the field of ethanol and brewing process.
  • Praj Commission’s South East Asia's first Secondary Juice to Ethanol Plant.
  • Praj participates in the National Planning Commissions Policy on Biofuels.
  • Praj develops Sweet Sorghum to Ethanol process.
  • Praj attains leadership in fuel ethanol plants in India with over 70% market share.
  • Praj crosses the 1 billion turnover mark.
  • Received 5 major orders for fuel ethanol in South/Central America. Establishes lead over Brazilian & European Technology Companies in South America.
  • Praj receives ICORE award for the leadership in Biofuels.
  • Praj's Chairman received Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIT, Mumbai.
2000 - 2002
  • The first MSDH plant in India went on stream in May 02.
  • Praj enters into East European Market with engineering order for a grain-based plant.
  • Praj launches Multi-feed & Multi-product Ethanol technology for round the year distillery operation.
1999 - 2000
  • Praj ventures into South America in the Year 2000. Sets up an office in Bogota, Colombia to reach out to South, Central America and Caribbean and partner customers in the region. Contracts orders from sugar mills for ethanol plants.
  • Fuel Ethanol, the new driving force in the ethanol industry gains traction.
  • Energy saving multi-pressure distillation systems, introduced by Praj become an Industry Standard.
1996 - 1999
  • Praj commissions several grain based ethanol plants in India.
1993 - 1995
  • Praj launches its Initial Public Offering in 1994. The public offering was oversubscribed 7 times at Rs. 70/- per share (face value of Rs. 10/- per share). The current face value is Rs. 2 per share. Listing on BSE, NSE
  • Praj decides to spread its presence in the international market. Establishes a Company in Singapore (subsequently closed)
  • The first international order from Indonesia for multi-pressure distillation was contracted. It also incorporated the patented self-cleaning Flubex evaporator for concentration of distillery spent-wash.
  • Major order from the Philippines amidst global competition was contracted for multi-feed plants. Praj has a marketshare of over 50% in South East Asian Markets. Completes 2 decades in South East Asia with an office in Thailand and in The Philippines.
1991 - 1993
  • Praj undertakes in-house development of starch based technology and engineering for grains and tubers
  • Praj undertakes diversification into synergistic fields like Brewery Engineering and process equipment and systems like PHEs, Decanters, Dryers, etc. making Praj a full Service Company for technology, critical process equipment and systems. Praj discontinued the PHE, Decanters and Dryers business later on.
1989 - 1991
  • To further its commitment to the Ethanol industry, Praj sets up an R & D Center dedicated to ethanol production
  • Recognized by Govt. of India, DSIR, this center is equipped with analytical and instrumental laboratory and fermentation, distillation and effluent treatment pilot plants.
1987 - 1988
  • Praj, one of the first Companies to receive Venture Capital from ICICI (now ICICI Ventures).
  • Praj develops SPRANNIHILATOR, a zero-pollution system for treatment of distillery effluents. The system was subsequently given an award for innovative concept
1985 - 1985
  • Inception of PRAJ. Set up as Praj Counseltech
  • Beginning of PRAJ's journey into Agro-based process industry. Ist Opportunity comes from Siddheswar Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Ltd. (Solapur, India).