Bayer in India
With a history of over 112 years, Bayer Group of Companies in India has firmly established itself as a company that manufactures world-class products.
Bayer is a responsible corporate citizen and believes in transparent and ethical governance.
Bayer is committed to its operations in India and is making significant investments in the country. The EcoCommercial building that Bayer is
constructing at Greater Noida, will be the first of its kind in the country.
Bayer runs many social responsibility projects in the country and has been one of the earliest to respond to emergency situations like floods,
earthquakes, tsunami, etc, in the country time and again. Bayer runs a strong and successful campaign against child labour in India.
Bayer in India - History of more than 100 years….
1896 - First wholly - owned subsidiary of Bayer in Asia “Farbenfabriken Bayer and Co. Ltd.” was set-up in Mumbai
1958 - Bayer establishes Bayer Agrochem Private Limited in India
1963 - The name of Bayer Agrochem changes to Bayer (India) Limited
1969 - The company commences operations of a major plant in Thane
1981 - The first ‘Bayer Tower Biology’ system is installed outside
1987 - An incineration plant is installed in the Thane plant
2004 - First Imidacloprid production facility outside Germany inaugurated in Vapi
2005 - New nematicides plant inaugurated in Ankleshwar
2007 - The Polyurethanes Systems House commences operations in
2008 - Groundbreaking ceremony of the EcoCommercial Building
2009 - Groundbreaking ceremony of BMS Color Competence & Design Centre
2009 - BTS opens its first office in India at Thane
2009 - Bayer to invest in a new polyisocyanate manufacturing facility in Ankleshwar