The Fecto Group is a Pakistani company which was founded in 1952 by Ghulam Mohammad A. Fecto.[1]

Fecto Group
Founded1952; 71 years ago (1952)[1]
FounderGhulam Mohammad A. Fecto[1]
HeadquartersLahore, Punjab, Pakistan
ProductsCement (Portland brand), sugar mills, tractor plant and paper sack, particle board and medium density fiberboard manufacturing units

It is currently engaged in Cement,[2] Paper Sack, Particle board and Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF).

History edit

The group was founded by Ghulam Mohammad A. Fecto. [1] He was born in 1922 in Jetpur in the British Indian state of Gujarat, into a Memon family. He migrated from Mumbai to Dhaka in former East Pakistan and started a trading business dealing in electrical goods and home appliances, Radios and TVs, Wire & Cable and Automobiles.

The business then transitioned into industrial activities in the western wing of Pakistan, where it secured the agency of tractors in 1975. In fact, the Group continued to transition and at different points manufactured with two Sugar Mills, a Tractor Plant, Cement Plant, two Paper Sack Units, Particle and MDF Board Plant.[1]

In 1981, Fecto Cement Limited (PSX: FECTC) was established.[3] It is considered one of the smaller players in the domestic market holding a 1.3% market share.[4]

Major projects of the group edit

  • Fecto Sugar Mills Limited. Bhakkar, Punjab[1]
  • Baba Farid Sugar Mills Limited. Okara, Punjab[1]
  • Fecto Belarus Tractors (Private) Limited. Lahore, Punjab[1]
  • Fecto Cement Limited. Sangjani, Punjab[1][5][6][7][8]
  • Frontier Paper Products (Private) Limited. Hattar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa[1]
  • Gadoon Paper Products (Private) Limited. Gadoon, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa[1]
  • Fecto Boards (Private) Limited. Darya Khan, District Bhakkar, Punjab[1]

Export of products edit

Fecto Cement Limited's northern plant in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa supplies cement to Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Azad Kashmir areas in the domestic market.

References edit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Profile of Fecto Group of Industries on Business Recorder (newspaper) Published 28 July 2016, Retrieved 21 November 2019
  2. ^ Cement Plants located in Pakistan on website (The home of International Cement Review database) Retrieved 21 November 2019
  3. ^ Research, B. R. (28 September 2021). "Fecto Cement Limited". Brecorder. Retrieved 28 September 2021.
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  5. ^ Fecto Cement keen to buy Dewan Cement's northern plant The News International (newspaper), Published 14 December 2016, Retrieved 21 November 2019
  6. ^ PACRA Maintains Entity Ratings of Fecto Cement Limited on ASIANET Pakistan website Published 1 April 2019, Retrieved 21 November 2019
  7. ^ Fecto Cement Limited listed on Pakistan Stock Exchange on the MarketScreener business website Retrieved 21 November 2019
  8. ^ Fecto Group of Industries on Pakistan Business Journal website Retrieved 21 November 2019

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