The Travancore-Cochin Chemicals Ltd., popularly knows as TCC was established in 1950. The idea of establishing the unit was conceived by M/s Sheshasayee Brothers the then Managing Agents of FACT.
The venture was started as partnership concern in the name Travancore Mettur Chemicals with FACT and MCIC (Mettur Chemicals and Industrial Corporation) as partners. In 1951 the partnership was registered as a Public Limited Company, with the State Government contributing the major share of equity and the company was then named as TRAVANCORE-COCHIN CHEMICALS LTD. M/s Sheshasayee Brothers continued to be the managing agents for the next 10 years.
Commercial production of Caustic Soda from the first plant of 20 tpd capacity was started in 1954 January. TCC is the first unit in India to manufacture Rayon grade Caustic Soda.
Stages of Growth
At present total installed capacity is 175 tpd Caustic Fusion plant for 100 tpd.
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