OUR HISTORY

1949

  • In the beginning...
  • Twiga Chemical Industries Ltd began as African Explosives and Chemical Industries (AECI) EA Ltd on 18th May 1949. A subsidiary of the Imperial Chemical Industries PLC (ICI), UK.
  • A New Era
  • 1962
  • The company was renamed to Twiga Chemical Industries Ltd on July 1st, 1962.
  • ISO Certification
  • 1999
  • Twiga Chemical Industries Limited got its ISO 9001 certification in the year 1999.

2000

  • A New Division
  • 2000
  • The Animal Health Division was introduced, adding it to the Commercial Explosives Division, Crop Protection Division, Pharmaceuticals Division, Industrial Chemicals, and the Toll Manufacturing Division.
  • Oracle joins the party
  • 2006
  • An ERP system (Oracle E-Business Suite) is implemented to integrate the entire business operations with its manufacturing operation. This led to increased productivity and better business and man operations.
  • Toll Manufacturing Upgrade
  • 2006 to date
  • The Toll Manufacturing Center upgraded through laying of roads in the facility, construction of a new steel roof,purchase of new powder and liquid filling machines, forklifts, pollution control measures and additional renovations to the warehousing section. Equipped with state-of-the-art Quality Control Laboratory with High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Gas Chromatography (GC), UV Spectrophotometer and other high-quality devices assured high-quality products.

2010

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  • Brand New Look
  • 2017
  • Twiga Chemical Industries moved in the new modern Head Office.
  • COYA(COMPANY OF THE YEAR) AWARD WINNERS
  • 2017
  • On 17th November 2017, our company attended the annual COYA ceremony at Safari Park Hotel.The hard work of our employees and commitment to providing products that are reliable and valuable to our customers saw us clinch five (5) awards. We were honoured to receive the following awards:
    • The illustrious Company Of The Year Award
    • Leadership and Management determinant
    • Product and Quality determinant
    • First runners-up CEO of the year award
    • First runners-up Manager of the year award
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  • Platinum Jubilee
  • 2019
  • Twiga Chemicals celebrated 70 years of creating prosperity and providing reliability and value to its customers.
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  • CALL CENTER LAUNCH
  • 2019
  • The Managing Director led the celebrations in launching the new call center that is aimed to provide effective and efficient customer service to our stockists

2020

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  • 2020
  • Twiga Chemicals launches Twiga Farmers Outreach Program(TFOP) which is aimed at educating farmers about Twiga products.