From 1897 till date, the Godrej group has come a long way, and today enjoys the patronage of 1.1 billion consumers globally, across consumer goods, real estate, appliances, agriculture and many other businesses.

In August 2015, Godrej Agrovet acquired a stake in Astec LifeSciences Limited. Established in 1994, Astec Lifesciences Ltd manufactures a wide range of agrochemicals and pharmaceutical intermediates.

With over two decades of experience in development and production of selected chemicals, Astec has forged enduring relationships with large and small companies all over the world. This is evident in the fact that more than half of its business comes from export sales, to more than 25 countries.

Astec is also a member of Nicer Globe, and has received the Responsible Care certification, granted by the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA).