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The Bombay Dyeing & Mfg. Co. Ltd
Public (BSE500020, NSEBOMDYEING)
Industry Textiles
Founded 1879
Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India

Neville House, J.N. Heredia Marg, Ballard Estate, Mumbai-400 038,

Key people
Nusli Wadia – Chairman, Ratan Tata
Jehangir Wadia
Products Bed linen, Towels, Furnishings
Revenue Increase 16745.8 million (US$250 million) (2009–2010)
Slogan ?
Website www.bombaydyeing.com

Bombay Dyeing (full name: The Bombay Dyeing & Mfg. Co. Ltd., established 1879) is the flagship company of the Wadia Group, engaged mainly into the business of Textiles. Bombay Dyeing is one of India's largest producers of textiles.[1]

Its current chairman is Nusli Wadia.[2] In March 2011, Jehangir 'Jeh' Wadia (36), the younger son of Nusli, has been named the managing director of Wadia Group's flagship, Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Company, while the elder son, Ness (38) has resigned from the post of joint MD of the company.[3] Ratan Tata, the ex-chairman of Tata group was on the board of directors till 2013. He resigned and Cyrus Mistry took over.[4]

Bombay Dyeing was often in the news, apart from other things, for various controversies surrounding its tussle with the late Dhirubhai Ambani of Reliance Industries Limited and with Calcutta based jute baron late Arun Bajoria.[5]

The company was ranked 68 in the Business India Super 100 list in 1997 and was ranked 300 in the ET 500 list in 2010.

The company sponsors many events, including Bombay Dyeing Gladrags Mrs. India contest.


  1. ^ "Bombay Dyeing – Bombay Dyeing India – Bombay Dyeing Group Profile – History of Bombay Dyeing". Iloveindia.com. 21 July 2007. Retrieved 2010-09-03. 
  2. ^ "http://economictimes.indiatimes.com Wadias-raise-Bombay-Dyeing". Economictimes.indiatimes.com. 11 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-03. 
  3. ^ "Nusli springs Jeh elevation surprise". The Times of India. 
  4. ^ PTI (20 February 2013). "Ratan Tata steps down as Director of Bombay Dyeing, Cyrus Mistry steps in". Financial Express. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Dhirubhai Ambani rewrote India's corporate history". rediff.com. 7 July 2002. Retrieved 2010-09-03. 

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1159 news items

Hindu Business Line
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 08:45:00 -0700

The Securities and Exchange Board of India has denied approval to Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Co. to acquire shares in Ahmedabad Electricity Company Ltd (AEC) saying that as it was a competitive bid, the company should have made the offer ...

Mumbai Mirror

Mumbai Mirror
Sun, 11 Oct 2015 20:56:15 -0700

The Australian wife of Jeh Wadia, scion of the Bombay Dyeing group, is now hoping to have a little fun in the sun. The leggy beauty tells us she plans on turning fashion designer and wants to launch a line of children's wear and women's resort wear in ...


Mon, 12 Oct 2015 02:04:20 -0700

Nearly 50 kilometres from Pune, the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation park of Ranjangaon is often described as a “five-star” industrial area, and with good reason. The MIDC campus – barely five minutes from Ranjangaon's dusty market area ...


Economic Times
Wed, 16 Sep 2015 15:30:00 -0700

The business-to-business platform counts textile manufacturers Garden Vareli and Bombay Dyeing among supply-side clients. Having carried out close to 150 auctions since its inception in July, the platform will utilise the funds to get on board new ...


Economic Times
Sun, 07 Jun 2015 16:15:00 -0700

MUMBAI: One of the oldest textile businesses in India, Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Company Ltd, is selling the last of its textile manufacturing units, as competition from the unorganised sector and growing imports from Taiwan, China and Bangladesh ...


Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:22:30 -0700

The shares were purchased on an average price of Rs 63.87, valuing the transaction at Rs 12.30 crore. In a separate bulk deal, Merrill Lynch Capital Markets Espana has sold 15.41 lakh shares of India Cements. These scrips were offloaded on a price of ...


Thu, 06 Aug 2015 10:19:38 -0700

New Delhi: Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing has reported a standalone net loss of Rs. 53.37 crore in the fiscal first quarter that ended on June 30, 2015. The net loss in the quarter ended June 2015 was marginally lower compared to Rs. 53.63 crore ...


Mon, 25 May 2015 22:48:45 -0700

Bombay Dyeing's net sales on standalone basis fell 33.78 percent to Rs 745.77 crore as against Rs 1,126.25 crore in March quarter of the previous fiscal. For the full fiscal, company's net profit marginally rose 0.90 percent to Rs 24.56 crore from Rs ...

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