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Success story – Working with Gulshan Polyols Limited on commissioning their grain-based ethanol distillery


With a strong commitment towards sustainability, Gulshan Polyols Limited (GPL) grows in the space of Indian biofuels as one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of industrial ethanol marking three decades of production excellence.

A successful commissionning marked by collaboration

Gulshan Polyols Limited has recently expanded their production capacity by installing a 500 KLPD grain-based ethanol plantone of India’s largest unit –  in Borgaon, Distt – Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh.

For the commissioning of this unit, we have been working hand-in-hand with Gulshan’s production team, as industrial fermentation partner in the project. Our team of fermentation experts,  in association with the customer service team of Catalysts, joined hands with Gulshan Polyols Limited’s teams in this journey.

Our product Ethanol Red®, the industry standard in biofuels production, was pitched in fermentation from the first day of production for its superior quality and robust product features.

“The strong technical collaboration of Leaf and Gulshan Polyols Limited allowed the team to rightly fine tune the fermentation process: yeast propagation, limit the fermentation stresses and fermentation reaction kinetics suiting to specific feedstocks and results significant improvement of the KPIs under a wide range of fermentation conditions. Gulshan Polyols Limited teams completed the commissioning job successfully within a few months and is now continuing production with improved fermentation efficiency with full capacity.”

– Mr Ashwani Kumar Vats, CEO & Executive Director, Gulshan Polyols Limited.