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Murugappa Group

Headquartered in Chennai, the USD 4.4 billion Murugappa Group is one of India's leading business conglomerates. Market leaders in diverse areas of business including Engineering, Abrasives, Finance, General Insurance, Cycles, Sugar, Farm Inputs, Fertilizers, Plantations, Bio-products and Nutraceuticals, its 28 businesses have manufacturing facilities spread across the World. The organization fosters an environment of professionalism and has a workforce of over 32,000 employees. The Group has forged strong joint venture alliances with leading international companies and has consolidated its status as one of the fastest growing diversified business houses in India.

The group is a market leader in India across a spectrum of products like fertilisers, abrasives, automotive chains, car door frames and steel tubes. Neemazal, a neem-based organic pesticide, is the market leader in bio-pesticides. Some of the country's best-known brands like BSA and Hercules in bicycles, ParrysSpirulina and Parrys Beta Carotene in nutraceuticals, Ballmaster and Ajax in abrasives, Gromor and Paramfos in fertilisers, and many more come from the Murugappa Group.

The Group's business philosophy can be summed up in this couplet from the ancient Indian treatise on wealth creation and governance, the Arthashastra:

"The fundamental principle of economic activity is that no man you transact with will lose, then you shall not."