Jubilant Bhartia was founded by brothers Shyam and Hari Bhartia in 2001, after an earlier incarnation as Vam Organic, a small chemical company. It has grown to become an international conglomerate estimated to be worth more than $3 billion, touching upon just about every facet of life, ranging from pharmaceuticals and life sciences, to oil and gas, performance polymers, and food product and services. Jubilant also serves as corporate consultant to the oil and aerospace industry. The conglomerate employs more than 36,000 workers around the world, 1,400 in North America.
Headquartered in New Delhi, India, Jubilant Bhartia Group has six primary divisions.
Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
Jubilant Energy is one of the largest oil exploration and producers of oil and gas in India. It has successfully collaborated with a number of leading oil and gas corporations across the globe, extending its reach into a large international marketplace, competing with other world leaders, such as China-based Sinopec Corporation.
Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences
Operating as Jubilant Life Sciences, Jubilant Bhartia is engaged in the development and production of an extensive variety of pharmaceutical and health related product, such as: allergy relief therapies, radiopharmaceuticals, APIs, solid dosage formulations and life science ingredients. Jubilant Life Sciences is also involved in drug development. Like fellow competitor, Sumitomo Chemical, Jubilant strives to bring the highest quality and most recent innovations in pharmaceutical and life science product to an international consumer marketplace. Its reach extends to more than 100 countries, with R&D operations in China, North America and Europe.
Agricultural Products and Performance Polymers
Jubilant Bhartia is considered one of the world’s foremost producers of agricultural products, focusing especially on crop protection, growth and nutrition. Jubilant Industries, Ltd. is ranked second in the world in the manufacture of food polymers, such as PolyVinyl Acetate, the raw material used to make chewing and bubble gum. It ranks second in the world in the manufacture of Vinyl Pyridine Latex which is used in the production of automobile tires.
Jubilant MotorWorks sells and services Audi automobiles in Mangalore, Bangalore, Pune and Chennai. Audis are one of the world’s most recognized luxury cars.
Jubilant FoodWorks, Ltd., is the largest and fastest growing international food service company in India. Initiated in 1995, and opening for business a year later, Jubilant FoodWorks operates a network of 887 stores.
Jubilant Enpro is an international consultant assisting a diverse industry of companies, including aviation, oil and gas, and power and infrastructure services.
Jubilant Bhartia Group’s pharmaceutical wing—Jubilant Life Sciences—announced in early September, 2015 an initiative to market Technigas in the United States through its subsidiary Jubilant DraxImage. Technigas is an agent used in developing images, primarily in cases of pulmonary embolism. Following completion of phase III trials, which will be done in collaboration with Cyclopharm, an Australian pharmaceutical company, DraxImage will hold an exclusive license to market and distribute Technigas in America.
The Jubilant Bhartia Foundation was established in 2007. Its mission is focused principally on building sustainable communities and empowering local populations to develop skills and infrastructure that will last beyond the Foundation’s involvement. Core funding areas are: primary education in rural areas; healthcare facilities; and entrepreneurial and workforce development projects.