Your Partner in Chemistry

Karnataka Chemical Industry was initiated in the year 1974 under the dynamic leadership of Mr. K. Sampath Raj Marlecha, has witnessed remarkable growth year on year since then. Mr. Sampath Raj's profound knowledge and foresight have enabled KCI to explore and conquer diverse sectors of the chemical industry.

Today, the group has proficiently broadened its avenues of services and evolved as one of the largest chemical trading houses in South India. Along with the progressing financially, the renowned group has turned out to be the epitome of trust and reliability among their clientele.

Its outstanding warehousing facility has assisted in preservation of assorted chemicals and solvents which enables it to be the frontrunner in reaching chemicals in bulk and variety. Striding with excellence from its headquarter in Bangalore, KCI has successfully carved a niche and advancing to be the pioneer in the chemical trading.

K Sampath Raj Marlecha
Chairman of Marlecha Group

Chairman's Desk

Decades have passed by since the Karnataka Chemical Industries started. What started off as solvent exchange has modified into the production of chemical substances in bulk, along with all of this there are aromatic ingredients and supplements. Karnataka Chemical Industries is currently in the same league as the other renowned homogeneous industries of the world.

Since the establishment of our company in 1974, we have had only one goal, one aim, and one dream, i.e. to serve our consumers with utmost loyalty. We are persistent towards our new goals to attain newer heights of success by meeting the needs of customers in the future and presenting them with second to none services and products.


KCI's strength is its people. As a leader in chemical procurement and trading, we are committed to providing innovative solutions that create a competitive advantage for enterprises across the nation. Our leadership helps us maintain this focus and drives our commitment to deliver the highest value to our clientele.

Karnataka Chemical’s leadership is a collective of some of the most experienced and accomplished professionals in the industry combine with young management resources give an opportunity will take over world with their energy and zeal. Blending together strong business acumen with rich technical expertise, they are leading KCI’s international workforce into the future.

In philosophy a constant effort is made to enhance the ethical practices in the organization.

  • Vision

Aspired to be the quintessence globally and establish a mark in other Asian countries. Aim to flourish as a trend setter in the chemical sphere through exceptional innovations and set new realms of success by introducing advanced technology for the chemical world.

  • Mission

Progressing with the momentum of success by embracing best-of-breed technology and empowering the workforce providing periodic training to improve performances. Keeping abreast with the latest trends of the industry to be the frontrunner in the competitive edge of the global market.

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Equipped with one of the finest quality testing equipment in our testing facility and having few of the best minds in the business KCI is absolute sure to bring about the best quality on every client's requirement. Now, strengthened with huge storage capacity, the Karnataka Chemicals ensures to uplift its planning, quality testing, warehousing and delivery services to the next level in the long run.

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Infrastructural expansion has paced right along with the success including the development of strategized warehousing capability to nurture varied products simultaneously. Operating from a chic office in a very prominent locations of Bangalore, Karnataka Chemicals' par excellence warehouses are strategically situated in chemical complex within the premises of the port of Chennai and within the highly secured premises of larger warehouse set-up. Assurance of secured and high-speed shipping of diverse solvents and chemicals is built in association with reputed logistics entities.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Realising Human
side of Mankind

The leadership knows for the fact that what we are today is the result of toil and sweat of each and every human who have been associated with our group companies. To acknowledge their effort and for a larger societal cause Marlecha Foundation has come into existence.

As a ritual Marlecha Foundation has been conducting annual blood donation camps in all our group companies that are located in various parts of the country. The leadership also believes that only education can bring in a positive change to the society, we have made it as a policy for anyone who is associated to any of our group companies can utilise the financial assistance for their children’s education. Apart from these the foundation has scores of activities in various communities to shower in a beautiful difference to our society and country.