Balochistan Glass Limited (BGL),
commenced operations in May 1983 as a public limited
company. BGL is a listed company with all three stock
exchanges in the country. The Paid-Up Capital of the
company is Rs. 330 millions divided into 66 millions
ordinary shares of Rs. 5.00 each.
BGL Unit I manufacturing facility is located
at Hub in Balochistan about 35 kms from Karachi. BGL
Unit II manufacturing facility is located
at 29 kms from sheikhupura & BGL UNIT
III manufacturing facility is located at
12 Kms from sheikhupura. The total capacitities of
these Unit are 36,000 tons, 50,000 tons, 22000 tons
Per annum respectively and are producing various types
of narrow and wide neck glass containers for Beverages
, Juices, Food, Pharmaceuticals and Breweries in Flint,
Green & Amber colors.
Orion Group, which came into existence in
1986, manages BGL. Principal office of the Group is
located in London – UK, with sub offices in
Pakistan, Nigeria and Tanzania. All financial, Maritime
and Machinery Insurance and property business matters
are handled from the London office. The Group has
diversified into various businesses; some of which
Shipping & Trading Company (Pvt) Ltd.,
is involved in ship bunkering, chartering, real estates
and trading business.
& Shore Services Ltd – is involved
in the business of Ship Chartering, Bunkering, handling
and ship owning in Nigeria.
Britanic Petroleum Ltd This office is looking
after the bunkering business in the country.
Cement Ltd., a public limited company was
taken over by group in 1991 from Privatization commission
of Pakistan. The professional Competence can be judged
by the fact that the GCL was awarded "25 Top
Companies Award" for three consecutive years
i.e. from 1992 to 1994 from all Stock Exchanges of
Cement Co. Ltd., A public limited Company
acquired recently by the Group in order to expand
in the Cement Business of the country.
Pak Hy-Oils Ltd., This company was
taken over by the group from privatization commission
of Pakistan, a leading producer of specialty Asphalts
comprising of Industrial grades, Automotive Lubricants,
Industrial Lubricating oils and pioneer in manufacturing
of new virgin Transformer oils and Hygrip modified
bituminous Membrane in Pakistan.
Trading (Pvt) Ltd., Group is also doing the
trading business in Molasses, Rice and Cotton