These seven decades of experience has allowed Gatron to become
Pakistan's largest Polyester Filament Yarn producer.
We are an innovative, sustainable and competitive world class producer of polyester products aiming to have a positive impact on society.
Gatron (Industries) Ltd belongs to the Gani and Tayub Group (G&T) and has been operating since 1980. These seven decades of experience have allowed Gatron to grow into the biggest producer of Polyester Filament Yarn in Pakistan. With its factory located in Hub, Balochistan, Gatron is also a publicly listed company on PSX (Pakistan Stock Exchange) and operates across the globe. The G&T group is an industry leader in numerous products. These include Polyester Yarn, PET Resin, PET Preforms, PET Bottle, BOPET Film, PET Sheet, Fashion Apparel, Home Textile, Retail, Logistics, and more.
Gatron embarked on its journey in 1980, marking the beginning of its remarkable timeline. Over the years, the company achieved significant milestones and introduced innovative products to the market. In 1988, we expanded our product range by introducing our PET line, which offered enhanced durability and versatility in various applications. This breakthrough allowed us to cater to a wider range of industries and establish ourselves as a leading player in the polyester market.
In 2004, the company continued its commitment to innovation by introducing PET preforms. These preforms revolutionized the packaging industry by providing a reliable and efficient solution for bottling and container production. With its high-quality PET preforms, the company enabled customers to streamline their manufacturing processes and enhance product packaging.
In 2017, the company took a significant step towards sustainability by introducing its recycled polyester yarn product Ecoron. This eco-friendly product was created from recycled polyester materials such as plastic bottles and containers, reducing environmental impact and promoting a circular economy. By offering Ecoron, the company aligned itself with the growing demand for sustainable solutions and showcased its dedication to environmental responsibility.
Most recently, in 2022, the company expanded its product portfolio further by introducing knitted fabrics. This addition allowed us to cater to the textile and apparel industry, offering high-quality fabrics with excellent performance and aesthetic appeal. By venturing into knitted fabrics, the company demonstrated its adaptability and commitment to meet evolving customer needs.
Throughout its timeline, Gatron has consistently pushed boundaries, introduced innovative products, and adapted to market demands. With each milestone, we have solidified our position as a trusted provider of polyester solutions, driving industry advancements and meeting the needs of diverse sectors.
To be an innovative, sustainable and competitive world class producer of polyester products with a positive impact on society.
Our mission involves achieving the company's vision by satisfying the needs of our customers with leading quality polyester products, enthusiasm, business excellence and flexibility. Achieving the goal of benefiting shareholders and stakeholders alike while staying true to our vision and mission is integral to our company. In addition to quality and versatility, we strive to continue fulfilling our corporate social responsibility and contribute to a green environment.
Gatron works to fulfil this mission by:
- To achieve the stated vision of the company with dynamism, business excellence with challenging spirit and flexibility.
- To serve the need of the customers by providing high quality products as per their requirement and to their ultimate satisfaction.
- To be a good employer by creating a work environment which motivates the employees and promotes team work to encourage the employees to pursue the fulfilment of the vision and mission of the company.
- To seek long term good relations with suppliers, banks and financial institutions with fiar and honest dealings.
- To play our role as a good corporate citizen through socially responsible behaviour and through service of the community where we do business.
- To achieve the basic aim of benefiting shareholders and stake-holders while adhering to the above vision and mission.
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Chairman / Director
Mr. Abdul Razak Diwan is a Bachelor of Commerce and he is the Founder member of Gatron (Industries) Limited. He is also the Director of Finance of the Company since its incorporation. He is also the Governor of the Gatron Foundation, a company incorporated for a charitable purpose. Mr. Abdul Razak Diwan was the Honorary Chairman of Memon Medical Institute & Hospital (a 300 beds tertiary, not-for-profit, totally donor-funded Multidisciplinary Hospital established to cater to the health-care and education needs of the society at large.
Chief Executive / Director
Mr. Shabbir Diwan is an (MBA) Master of Business Administration from Institute of Business Administration, University of Karachi. He is a member of the Board of Governors of “Patients Aid Foundations” of JPMC, the 2nd largest Government Hospital in Karachi. He is a member and Director of the Pakistan Business Council, Pakistan-India Joint Business Council, constituted by the Ministry of Commerce Govt. of Pakistan, and ex-Hon. Deputy General Secretary, Memon Medical Institute Mr. Shabbir Diwan is an Executive Director of Novatex Limited (producer and exporter of PET Resin, PET Preforms, and BOPET Films and also Director in ThalNova Power Thar (Pvt) Limited (a 330 MW power project).
Mr. Zakaria Bilwani is a Commerce Graduate and he is the Non-Executive Director on the Board of Gatron (Industries) Limited since 1984. Mr. Zakaria Bilwani is also the Director of M/s. Gatro Power (Private) Limited, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gatron (Industries) Limited.
Mr. Usman Bilwani is a Graduate and he is the Non-Executive Director on the Board of Gatron (Industries) Limited since 1990. Mr. Usman Bilwani is also the Director of M/s. Gatro Power (Private) Limited, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gatron (Industries) Limited.
Mr. Iqbal Bilwani is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan since 1978. He is a non-executive Director on the Board of Gatron (Industries) Limited since 1982. Mr. Iqbal Bilwani is a member of the Audit Committee of Gatron. Mr. Iqbal Bilwani is also the Director of Gatro Power (Private) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gatron (Industries) Limited.
Mr Saqib Haroon Bilwani is an MBA (Master of Business Administration) from IBA. He is a family member of the G&T Group. He is a Trustee and Member Executive Board of the Memon Health and Education Foundation (MHEF). He is CEO of Mustaqim Dyeing & Printing Industries (Pvt) Ltd (Manufacturer and Exporter of Home Textile Products) and Director in ThalNova Power Thar(Private) Limited. Mr Bilwani also served in the Managing Committee of the Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers Association (PHMA).
Mr. Muhammad Taufiq Bilwani is a Graduate of Mechanical Discipline from N.E.D University of Engineering & Technology. He is an Executive Director on the Board of Gatron (Industries) Limited since July 2013 and has been the Chief Officer of Plant Operations since 1983. He obtained Certification under the Director’s Training Program offered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) in 2013. He was 1)Member Executive committee Pakistan Engineering Council. 2)Vice President Lasbela Chamber of Commerce and Industry. 3)Member Mechanical local council Karachi Institute of Engineer Pakistan.
Mr. Muhammad Waseem holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) degree in Mathematics from the University of Karachi. He has experience in the banking and textile sectors.
Mr. Talat Iqbal holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Business Administration & Commerce from the University of Karachi. He also holds a Legum Baccalaureate degree in Law from the University of Karachi. He has vast experience in Information Technology, Commerce, and Trade. He has obtained Certification under the Directors’ Training Program offered by the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance in 2021.
Ms. Huma is an (MBA) from the Institute of Business Management, Karachi and is a Director at Netline (Pvt.) Ltd. She has a vast experience of over 12 years in the corporate sector ranging from FMCGs to consultancy and the education sector. She is currently serving as Manager Admin & HR at the Baitussalam Masjid School, Islamabad and is also a member of the Advisory Committee. She has been an editor of the Baitussalam Bulletin-Baitussalam Publications since 2014 and she is also Strategic Policy Advisor on Administrative & HR matters at Raudhtaussalam School. She has attended, organized, and conducted various personal and professional capacity-building workshops. She also occasionally helps out in developing layouts and designs for the family business product and marketing literature and campaigns. She has obtained Certification under the Directors’ Training Program offered by the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance in 2021.