Incorporated in the year 1992, Kanchi Karpooram Limited (KKL), a Public Limited Company, manufactures Camphor, its derivatives, Gum rosin, Value Added Resins and Fortified Rosin. Over the last 25 years, we have a proven track record for quality, competitive price and timely supply to a variety of customer across industries. Our main product Camphor has been well accepted by our customers. Besides Camphor and its derivatives, KKL’s products such as Gum rosin and Rosin Derivatives, also enjoy an enviable share in the market, including some of the most trusted brands across the world. With an ability to constantly meet customer demands, KKL’s turnover crossed Rs 1.1 billion in FY 2017-18.

KKL’s (an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Company) production facilty, situated near Kanchipooram, just 70 KM from Chennai, is geographically well connected. The production facility boasts of state of the art plant and machinery for manufacturing of Camphor and Gum Rosins, and has been constantly upgraded to stay in touch with times. KKL's experienced and qualifed technical team is focussed on quality and quantity awareness, with round the clock monitoring. With a fully equipped quality control lab, high-quality input, intermediaries and output is ensured. Quality control tests are carried out meticulously. Kanchi Karpooram Limited laboratory is fully equipped with the latest equipments.

Over the years, we have expanded our product range to serve a variety of industries, much beyond our genesis of being a ‘camphor only’ manufacturer. We now serve a variety of industries - Tyres, Paint, Paper, Food, Pharma, Rubber, and a number of international traders who deal with a variety of industries.

Here’s a list of some of our esteemed customers :

 Largest paint manufacturers in India

 Leading tyre manufacturers in India

 Craft paper manufacturers in India

 Exports to European trading houses

 Global flavours & fragrance manufacturer

Production Setup


 Fully automated production line with PLC (Programmable Logic Controls) & DCS (Distributed Control Systems)

 State of the art GLC Machine for product analysis

 Distillation columns installed with internals designed by Sulzer

 Online monitoring of chemical and physical parameters round the clock


 ISO 9001:2008 Certified

 Fully Equipped Quality Control Lab

 In-house R&D facility for reactions, distillations and ongoing product enhancement

 Effluent treatment plant for discharge


 Round the clock operations supported by qualified engineers

 Safety and Hydrant Systems all around the manufacturing facility

Executive Management

Suresh Shah

Managing Director
With over 45 years of experience manages overall operations and specifically imported purchases

KC Radhakrishnan

Chief Financial Officer
B. Sc. Chemistry with over 45 years experience, specifically responsible for Finance & Administration

Dipesh Shah

Whole Time Director
Chemical Engineer with over 17 years of experience, responsible for Production