The Dadabhoys saga of entrepreneurship and success since inception of Pakistan, when (late) Mr. Abdul Ghani Dadabhoy made Karachi his home. Upon arriving in Pakistan Mr. Abdul Ghani Dadabhoy played his part in the industrialization of the infant country. When, after the creation of Pakistan, Mr. Jinnah called upon the Muslim traders and businessmen to play their role in the newly created State, Mr. Abdul Ghani Dadabhoy promptly answered the call. Immediately after settling in Karachi, he set up a trading house encompassing a wide range of business. He did particularly well in the trade of cotton and was one of the early office bearers of the Karachi Cotton Exchange. Sheer hardwork, professional commitment and vision provided the foundation for the establishment of a solid base. The decade of the 1950’s was a profitable period for him, when he had established a Ginning Factory, a Re-rolling Mill and an Edible Oil Mill.
Mr. Abdul Ghani Dadabhoy had provided a solid foundation for his sons to build upon. When Mr. Abdul Ghani Dadabhoy died in 1973. He had the satisfaction that his sons, through their skill and talent, has infused new blood in his mission, and that, in due course, they would take the family’s name to greater glories and earn for themselves a towering place in the industrial setup of the country. In a short span of time, the family’s fortunes grew into a large industrial group representing cement, Sanitary ware, Plastic ware, Lubricants, Paper sacks, Pre-Fabricated Construction Material and Agricultural Equipment were some of the areas of interest to the Dadabhoy Group. Subsequently Leasing and Insurance Companies were also added.
During Nineties, Dadabhoy Group was so enhanced and their areas of activities were sufficiently diversified in different industrial sub-sectors of Pakistan. The Board of Directors of Dadabhoy Group decided to distribute specific areas of activities to different family members. This decision has formed “M.H. Dadabhoy Group of Companies”. For more than decades, the “M.H. Dadabhoy Group of companies” is functional in Pakistan with new vision & phrases.
The M.H. Dadabhoy Group of companies comprises:
- Dadabhoy Cement Industries Limited (DCIL)
- Dadabhoy Sack Limited (DSL)
- Dadabhoy Energy Supply Company Limited (DESCL)
- Dadabhy Hydrocarbon Limited (DHCL)
- Dadabhoy Construction Technologies Limited (DCTL)
- LEO (private) Limited
- Dadabhoy Trading Corporation (Private) Limited (DTCL)
- Dadabhoy Unimineral Limited (DUML)
- Guard Security System (Pvt.) Limited
M.H. Dadabhoy Group is thus contributing to the industrial development and economic well-being of Pakistan in its own humble way.