Company Profile :
Manaksia Limited (formerly Hindusthan Seals Ltd., incorporated in 1972) is a multi-division and multi-location conglomerate. It possesses 17 manufacturing plants in India and three abroad (Ghana, Nepal and Nigeria). The company was promoted by Basant Kumar Agrawal who is presently the Chairman. It is headquartered in Kolkata, India, and its shares are listed on the Calcutta Stock Exchange.
Manaksia specialises in the manufacture of packaging products (crowns, closures and metal containers), metal products and fast moving consumer goods, among others.
The company's metal packaging products include crowns, roll-on pilfer-proof closures, expanded polyethylene liners as well as push-open and other metal containers. In the fast moving consumer goods segment, the company is a dependable mosquito repellents outsourcing destination for the Mortein (owned by Reckitt Benckiser (India) Limited) and Maxo (owned by Jyothy Laboratories) brands. In 2002-03, the company diversified into the production of metal products with an aluminium cold rolling plant and a galvanising line at Bankura, West Bengal. The company has also commissioned Mark Steels Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary at Purulia for the manufacture of steel.