to our company
In 1994, we invested our profits earned till the year in commencing a new production plant named Gujarat Cork & Rubber Pvt. Ltd., that is installed with all kinds of modern machines, tools, and equipment.
Today, we, Gujarat Cork & Rubber Pvt. Ltd., has gained immense popularity by serving to the needs of famous OE as well as Replacement Consumers comprising around four hundred manufacturers of transformers, located in both International and Indian Markets. As a reliable Manufacturer and Exporter, we cater to the demands of numerous clients by offering a wide range of Transformer Gaskets, Plain Cork Sheet, Decorative Cork and Rubberized Cork Sheet For All Applications. Our range is not limited to this, we also provide exceptional quality of Wine Bottle Stoppers, Champagne Bottle Stoppers, Gift Items Made From Cork, Shoe Sole and much more. We have wide exporting network and our manufactured line is exported in major cities of Middle East, Gulf and Far East countries.
Quality Policy And The Environment
We are an ISO 9001:2008 certified company that runs its business operations by keeping close check on its manufacturing process. Harmful substances that could lead to adverse effect on environment are strictly prohibited in use at our manufacturing place. Due to our strict control over quality and adherence to environmental norms, we first earned ISO 9001:2000 in 2003 that strengthened our ideology of doing ethical business and uplifting conservation of energy, waste reduction, etc.
Without any aspect of doubt, you can be rest assured of quality being a major factor of our company's, Gujarat Cork & Rubber Pvt. Ltd culture. Each manufactured product is stringently examined on varied quality parameters before getting dispatched. For getting accurate quality checks, we have installed latest testing equipment in our in-house quality testing house.
The bark of famous West Mediterranean Basin native tree Quercus Suber L is called 'Cork'. It has been around more than 60 million years to the existence of this famous cork-oak tree who bears fruits, widely known in the market by the name of 'Akron'.
Few Striking attributes of 'Cork' which is used as main raw material for our major line of manufactured products is given below:
- Cork is earthy and natural, it is light in weight and impervious to gasses and liquids.
- It has excellent dimensional accuracy and is hugely famous for its thermal and acoustic insulation properties.
- Cork is being blessed with natural property using which it can regain its initial shape back even after being compressed.
- Chemical composition of cork is 27% Lignin, Tannins, 5% Waxes, 45% Suberin, 12% polysaccharides & Cellulose, and other compounds.
Distribution of the Cork-oak tree
Forests having large number of cork-oak trees covers approx 2.2 million hectares of land in whole world and yields around 360, 000 tons of cork every year. The cork-oak is majorly found in Atlantic arch of the suberic world and coverts a very narrow piece of western Mediterranean coast. Portugal is land of cork-oak trees. 33% of its forest of 725, 000 hectares land is occupied by these famous cork-oak trees. Followed by portugal is spain with 23%, Italy and France with 11% and Northern Africa with 33% ( Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia) of their land areas covered with cork oak trees.
Portugal is without any doubt leading cork producer accountable for over 51% of the world production that corresponds on average to a 9-year cycle with 155, 000 tons of cork per year.