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Engineering &
Project Services
Analytical Services

Our Engineering & Project Services have the following features:

More than 70 Technical personnel

40 years experience in Design of Chemical Plants

Projects for In-house requirements

Projects for External Clients as well

Dedicated Pilot Plant facilities with all sorts of exotic materials of construction

Highly Computerised Design Office

40 Years of Experience
Wide experience in scale up of laboratory process data into commercial scale plants.
Innovative process design capabilities
Processes involving toxic/hazardous chemicals
Processes involving highly exothermic reactions
State of Art Plants of International Standards
Highly automated Plants operated through DCS

Type of Projects
Dyes and Intermediates
Bulk drugs
Fine Chemicals
Speciality Polymers
High Performance Pigments

Human Resources
A highly experienced team of 70 technical personnel, drawn from various Engineering disciplines like Chemical, Mechanical, Piping, Civil, Instrumentation, Electrical, Environment and Project Management etc.

1. Scale up of processes
Analysis of process data from R&D to optimise process by minimising capital and operating costs, pollution loads and maximising yields and returns.
Pilot Plant studies wherever required, to generate engineering data.
Experience in scale up of processes with expertise in agitation, heat & mass transfer and all unit operations. Processes scaled up are nitration, ammonolysis, halogenation, telomerisation, polymerization , oxidation, hydrogenation, diazotization vapour phase catalytic reaction, etc. Hazard evaluation of processes to maximise safety measures in collaboration with CSIR.

2. Basic Process Engineering
Development of process flow diagrams (PFDs)
Development of piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs)
Process data sheets for equipments/instruments
Conceptual layout
Material and energy balance details
HAZOP studies
Design of waste treatment facilities
Development of operating logic

3. Detailed Engineering
Detailed Engineering activities are carried out by various disciplines for:
Preparing detailed specifications
Preparation of detailed construction documents
Technical evaluation of bids
As built documentation adhering to National/International standards, codes and statutes
Expertise available for Detailed Engineering are:
Instrumentation and control system design
Design of electrical systems
Piping engineering (including stress analysis)
Civil and structural design
Detailing of machinery
Design and inspection of fabricated equipment

4. Project Management
Detailed planning using various modern softwares
Ensuring proper control of cost and schedule

5. Procurement
Professional Project Procurement team
Large vendor database
Use of ERP packages to control procurement activities and logistics
Stage wise inspection and testing

6. Construction Management
Professional team of construction engineers in all disciplines
Top class contractors at service
Systematic inspection
Enforcement of safety norms

7. Commissioning and Trouble Shooting
Comprehensive pre commissioning checks and trials
Stage-wise commissioning
Monitoring Plant performance
Trouble Shooting

Contact Details
Design and Projects Department,
Gharda Chemicals Limited.
B-27, Phase 1 MIDC.,
Dombivili (East), District- Thane,
Maharashtra State, INDIA.
+91 251 2471216, 2440001-3, 2434835-9, 2803380-6
Fax :
+91 251 2430581

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