History. Milestones.

A Look Into The Past


1987 - Founding

Padmini Aromatics was founded in 1987 in partnership with Shell and Nocil. The primary goal being to develop and produce aroma chemicals.

1998 - R&D

Grew our own R&D outfit. Trained scientists and began implementing a detailed QC process.

2007 - Zero Effluent Discharge

In a move to improve environmental standards the plant’s effective ETP module was upgraded further, thus making the plant a zero effluent discharge plant

1994 - Indigenous Technology

Began developing indigenous technology. Made improvements in safety and environmental standards to surpass industry requirements.

2002 - Plant automation

Began automating the plant. Goal being to minimize errors, handling troubles, and improve efficiency

2009-11 - Lokanol, Padmamber

Furthering our expertise in terpene technology Lokanol (a.k.a Javanol) was developed using in-house technology. We were also the first to introduce high pure crystals of Padmamber (a.k.a Ambrocenide) in the market.

1994-96 Sandol, Mysosan

Launched Sandol (a.k.a Bacdanol), Mysosan (a.k.a Sandal Mysore Core), and Woodamber (a.k.a Timberol) in the market

2005 - Exceeded Standards

The plant’s safety and environmental protocols were upgraded to exceed the required standards

2012 - 16 Rosaanile, AMber XO, Trinamber

Launched Rosaanile (a.k.a Peonile), Amber XO (a.k.a Ambrostar), and Trinamber (a.k.a Belembre) in the market.


In 1987, when the Founders at Padmini Aromatics learned of the difficulties and costs involved in manufacturing high value aroma chemicals they set about developing high end technological solutions to make high quality specialty chemicals available at economical prices.

Today, Padmini Aromatics is setting a new standard across the industry for making specialty chemicals available at economical prices. Built on the core principles of trust, innovation, customer-success, and resourcefulness Padmini Aromatics has gained the reputation of being the number one manufacturer of specialty chemicals in India. Padmini aromatics aims to develop complex technologies to make specialty chemicals available at economical prices.

Specialty aroma chemicals is in our DNA. Our team includes experienced scientists, researchers, perfumers, and engineers that have a deep understanding and appreciation for the complexity involved in creating a high value specialty chemical. A focused research and development team specializes in understanding every detailed aspect of an aroma molecule while continuing to explore the chemistry behind new fragrances. Development and manufacturing are both aided by cutting-edge automation that seamlessly merges precision and operational efficiency. The success of our innovative processes and technology is reflected in the company being the first to manufacture Lokanol and high purity crystals of Padmamber at economical prices.

Our team delivers “white glove” service starting with a smooth and easy on-boarding process and round the clock support and availability. Customers can receive product within weeks (many in days) of placing their first order as opposed to months. We would love to work with you to meet and manage your aroma chemical needs.