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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)
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.  External link in |title= (help)
  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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3017 news items

Equity Bulls
Mon, 04 Apr 2016 11:07:18 -0700

Mr. Pushpamitra Das has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Company Ltd with effect from April 04, 2016. Shares of BOMBAY DYEING & MFG.CO.LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.48.65 as compared to the ...


Sat, 30 Apr 2016 19:03:45 -0700

Distressed when she thought the sheet would make Tweety "grow" in the dark - she misheard me saying it was from Bombay Dyeing's "glow in the dark" range — she wept to see how night after night of snuggling down with Tweety didn't result in the yellow ...

The Wire

The Wire
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:31:03 -0700

Moorjani, who died in December 2000, headed the All-India Crimpers Association from 1978 to 1982 and had been witness to the savage face-off over polyester control between Dhirubhai and Nusli Wadia, the Parsi businessman who owned Bombay Dyeing, ...

Economic Times

Economic Times
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 03:48:45 -0800

NEW DELHI: Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing today reported widening of its standalone net loss at Rs 78.15 crore for the third quarter ended December 31. The company had posted a standalone net loss of Rs 65.93 crore for the same period last fiscal, ...

Hindu Business Line

Hindu Business Line
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 08:25:45 -0800

Investors with a short-term perspective can consider selling the shares of Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Company at current levels. The stock fell 5.3 per cent on Wednesday. The stock has been falling over the past week in tandem with its downtrend ...


Economic Times
Fri, 16 Oct 2015 05:11:15 -0700

NEW DELHI: Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Co today said its proposed sale of a textiles processing unit at Ranjangaon in Maharashtra for Rs 230 crore to Oasis Procon stands cancelled due to failure of the latter to make required payments on time.
India Today
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 06:12:37 -0700

New Delhi, Apr 1 (PTI) Textiles firm Bombay Dyeing has reappointed Jehangir N Wadia as the Managing Director for the next five years, with effect from today. The Board of Directors in a meeting held on March 31, 2016, approved Wadias reappointment, ...

Economic Times

Economic Times
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:26:15 -0700

NEW DELHI: Bombay Dyeing & Manufacturing Company chairman Nusli Wadia today offloaded more than 19.26 lakh shares of the textile company for over Rs 12 crore through an open market transaction. However, the buyer of the shares could not be ...

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