Nimbus Nepal

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History

NIMBUS Holdings Pvt. Ltd. formerly Nimbus Marketing was founded in the year 1998 as a partnership with an objective of import and export of various consumer products (foodstuffs). The original activities of the company consisted mostly of the import of consumer goods such as confectionary from India and distributed all over the country through retail and wholesale. During its initial phase the company was started with only few people. It gradually shifted its business to agribusiness sector. It started to import soyacake and maize from India and distributed all over Nepal.

Nimbus International Company P. Ltd was established in 2000. It mainly deals with trading of animal health and nutrition. It imports vitamins, vaccines and veterinary medicines from multinational companies like ELANCO USA, Adisseo FRANCE, Alltech USA, Merial FRANCE and used its rural distribution network to market these products all over the country. It also started a feed supplement manufacturing unit, focusing on exports to India, graduated to marketing feed supplements in the local markets by creating an effective rural distribution network. All these activities and experience led to the path of setting up, Probiotech Industries Pvt. Ltd in 2004, the first pellet feed mill in Nepal.

It is the first feed industry to receive ISO 9001: 2008 certification. Shakti is the largest selling animal feed brand in Nepal with 25% of the market share. It is the first brand to be certified Nepal Standard (NS-11) and NS Quality Award.

Within a short span of its establishment; the company has diversified its business into different sectors. It established National Polyplast Pvt. Ltd which manufactures poly woven fabrics. It also ventured in LPG business acquiring Sambriddhi Gas Udhyog and Nepal Gas. Beside production and distribution it is also involved in service sectors. It has its own company Green Invest Limited for investment banking and advisory. It has started Nine Nepal, the first organized car rental and leasing services in Nepal and travel agency named Avalon Travel & Tour to provide a complete travel services.

Today, combined, we are approx. NRs 6.00 Billion business with more than 800 employees, a sales team of 60 with 104 depots, 110 dealers, and 500 sub-dealers across the country. We reach out to 25000+ farmers in 65 districts of Nepal. Our employee base comprises of experts from the related industries, including veterinarians, JTAs, Engineers, MBA graduates, Chartered Accountants, Agricultural and Financial consultants. We work or have worked with companies like Suguna, Godrej, Shanthi Fortune, Ranbaxy (VENTEX-Pfizer) in India, some of the large ones in our sector, which has sharpened our business acumen, insight, appetite and also skills.

Mission & Vision

The Company’s mission is to provide quality, innovative, cost effective products, and services to the market through a commitment to excellence, a dedicated workforce and the adaptation of leading technologies.

We envision ourselves to be a prominent diversified business through higher quality of product, higher standard of service, creating values for the Nepalese economy and the Company’s stakeholder.

Core Values

We are guided by the certain core values to which we are always committed. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these values.

  • Strong communication and information flow
  • Valuing accountable teamwork
  • Delivery of commitments
  • Be quick but don’t hurry
  • Encourage experiments for innovation
  • Be socially responsible

Managing Director

ananda bagaria mdAnand Bagaria is the Managing Director of Nimbus Holdings P. Ltd., one of the Nepal’s leading business houses with interest in agri-business, finance and investment services, poultry and livestock farming, chemical processing, grain trading, solvent extraction, automobiles, poly woven fabric production, liquid petroleum gas and animal health & nutrition.

Born in 1972 and graduated in Engineering in Industrial and Production from R V College of Engineering, Bangalore in 1994, chose business with the determination that, even if he only started a shop, he would be his own boss. During his college, he used to export handicraft from Nepal to the US. After finishing his engineering he was into the import and distribution of FMCG products and set up a manufacturing unit of writing instruments.

All those experiences led him to start his own business in agri-sector. Under his leadership NIMBUS has transformed to a cumulative of Rs. 6 billion company. Today Nimbus is the largest animal nutrition and pellet feed manufacturer in the country.

He is currently serving in a number of leadership roles in different industry bodies. He is a Vice President of CNI (Confederation of Nepalese Industries), Executive Committee at NICCI (Nepal-India Chamber of Commerce & Industry) and NFA (Nepal Feed Association), Founder Board Member of HCI (Himalayan Climate Initiative) and Member of FNCCI (Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce & Industry).

Policies

We all are committed to meet the challenge of today’s market by consistently producing Quality products at affordable price.

At NIMBUS, quality has always been a first priority. Quality of the products can be upgraded only by knowing it, so we have many firsts in the industry on storage facilities and lab equipments for the purpose. We have a full-fledged Wet Chemistry Laboratory, High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Lab and Near Infra Red (NIR) Lab which ensures thorough quality test of our products before they are launched in the market.

At National Polyplast (Plastic Processing), we have Wrap Reel Machine, Electronic Weighing Balance, Electronic Tensile Tester Machine for Tape, Tensile Tester Machine for Fabric and Micro Gauge Meter to measure thickness of tape. These tests enable the stricter control on raw material selection and quality control of finished goods.

Beside strongly focused on technology for achieving high quality product, we believe that commercial aspect is as important as technology. So we have focused on techno-commercial approach to get the desirable outcome.

Awards & CSR Activities

phoca thumb m biosecurity trainingsadOver the years, NIMBUS has been able to provide a leadership in the agri business sector of Nepal. We have always believed in providing the best quality products to our valued customers at reasonable prices. We always believed in innovation of products and technology so that we can create benefits to our customers and farmers. For its efforts, NIMBUS has been recognized with the ‘NS Quality Award’ for its quality production. Similarly, we have received many appreciation certificates from different organizations too. The NIMBUs understands that the various awards and recognitions that we received are because of our top priority for quality. We have never compromised in the quality of products with regards to machinery, raw material, personnel and our final product.

Though we as the NIMBUS have never worked with the hope to receive any award as such, nevertheless these awards are very important for the organization to keep focusing on quality production. It plays a vital role for the business sector in all aspects. This is an indicator of our performance and growth.

Awards & Achievements

  • ISO 9001: 2008 Certification
  • Nepal Standard (NS – 11)
  • NS Quality Award

CSR Activities

  • National level awards for veterinarians.
  • Institutional level awards for veterinary students of IAAS and HICAST.
  • National level awards for poultry entrepreneur Social Affiliations
  • Traffic Islands and Bus Shed Management
  • FNCCI Excellence Awards
  • BOSS Corporate Quiz
  • Ncell Beach Cricket
  • Shakti Helping Hand

Probiotech Industries Pvt. Ltd.

chickenAgribusiness, Solvent Extraction & Animal Nutrition – Probiotech Industries Pvt. Ltd. Probiotech Industries is the first feed industry to receive ISO 9001: 2008 and NS certification. It has the latest pelleting plant with autobatching facility producing 300 MT of feed every day. “Shakti” is the largest selling animal feed brand in Nepal with 25% of the market share of feed in Nepal.

Probiotech deals with approximately 20 products in animal feed, another 20 in feed supplements and around 20 more in fine chemicals, vaccines and medicines. It’s the largest importer of fine chemicals for animal nutrition in Nepal. It has the largest and most advanced grain storage facility, SILO, of 25,000 MT at any point of time.

In an aim of business integration and expansion, Probiotech has installed a state of art soybean extraction plant in the manufacturing premises. The soybean by-product is used in feed mill for feed production as well as sold in the market under the brand name SOYAMAX. It is a trusted brand in its segment and widely accepted by the industry leaders.

The feed production facility is well equipped with a fully functioning laboratory where extensive research and development activities are carried out. A full-fledged Wet Chemistry Laboratory, High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPCL) Lab and Near Infra Red (NIR) Lab ensures thorough quality test of our products before they are launched in the market. This further eliminates the lengthy wet chemistry process which takes days to compete. Multiple parameters can be checked in just 5 minutes. These tests enable the stricter control on raw material selection and quality control of finished goods.

PBT has now ventured into extracting, refining, packaging and marketing of edible oil; namely: sunflower oil, mustard oil and soybean oil under two different brands. The Alpha level plant installed at PBT has separate units for mustard and sunflower & soybean oil processing. The mustard unit has a production capacity of 60T per day; sunflower oil capacity amounts to 50T and soybean 100T per day. PBT sources local raw materials for production of edible oil in addition to importing seed and crude oil from third country. The edible oil produced is sold in Nepali market in the first phase; export will also be looked at in the future.

The edible oil has been categorized into two segments: mass and premium. Sunaulo Kiran (soybean oil) is the mass category oil being packed by PBT. Bynajan (sunflower and mustard oil) is the premium category oil on par with international oil brands.

Progeochem Industries Pvt. Ltd.

phoca thumb m progeochem hdpeWith a view to manufacture Polypropylene, HDPI, HDPEHM, plastic film, tube, liner, bags, sacks etc Progeochem Industries (P). Ltd. which was named as National Polyplast Pvt. Ltd. earlier was established in the year 2000 under a partnership starting with a single tape line and looms resulting in a production capacity of 2400 MT annually. Thereafter it was expanded to 4800 MT annually in the year 2004 and the third expansion was achieved in the year 2006 to produce 6000 MT per annum. NPP has one of the largest production capacities in Nepal with an annual turnover of 1 billion. Its products are mainly exported in India and Nepal. It produces high quality poly woven fabrics which are supplied to industries like animal feed, fertilizers, cement, grain packaging etc. It is also in process of setting of a bag printing and conversion lines to cater to the end consumer directly.

NPP directly involves 450 staff running the unit 24 hours a day. It was recently awarded by the Birgunj Chamber of Commerce as the highest exporter in its category in Birgunj.

This is an ISO certified plastic processing plant.

Nimbus International Co. Pvt. Ltd

To carry out the business of import and distribution of animal feed supplements, feed grains, veterinary treatment products and other agri inputs it has a trading company, Nimbus International Company (P) Ltd. In addition to agri inputs trading it is also involved in selling of bitumen, PVC coated fabrics, tarpaulin.

Besides, our expertise includes tender bidding and we have participated in Government tender calls. We bid tender not less than NRs 15 million and our scope of tender includes agri-products such as fertilizer, pesticide, farm-machinery, electronics, equipments related to telecom.

Nimbus Krishi Kendra

phoca thumb m nkk outletNimbus Krishi Kendra, a one stop Agri Center is a revolutionary venture in the agricultural sector in Nepal. The first center is opened in Kalimati, Kathmandu, now also in Narayanghat and Birgunj. The plan is to open a chain of 200 specialized agri-input centers which would be opened around the country. This is a step forward to leverage the existing Nimbus distribution network of 600 dealers and sub-dealers all over Nepal. The chain would be a combination of company owned stores and franchised stores. The products would range from Seeds, Crop protection, Fertilizers, Plant nutrients, Veterinary medicines, Feed supplements, Feed for various commercial livestock , Agricultural equipment, Machineries and tools.

The idea behind this is to assist the farmers in increasing the yields ; provide phoca thumb m nkk insidetransparent  & easy market access. To enhance the capacity of the farmers, these stores will be complimented with a techno- commercial team and a 24 hour technical (toll free) helpline (which is now in effect). These stores will also act as the direct linkage between the producers and processors / retailers. These stores will be complimented with modern ware housing facilities, which will not only provide storage on rental basis but also facilitate financing through ware house receipts.

Nimbus Krishi Kendra comes with a commitment to uplift agricultural system by creating easy access to quality products at standardized price.

Furthermore, Nimbus Krishi Kendra is attempting towards increasing women employment in agriculture sector as all Nimbus Krishi Kendras will be run by women with a vision to find a proper economic and technical basis to empower women.

Agribusiness & Animal Nutrition

Agribusiness, Solvent Extraction & Animal Nutrition – Probiotech Industries Pvt. Ltd

Probiotech Industries is the first feed industry to receive ISO 9001: 2008 and NS certification. It has the latest pelleting plant with autobatching facility producing 300 MT of feed every day. “Shakti” is the largest selling animal feed brand in Nepal with 25% of the market share of feed in Nepal.

Probiotech deals with approximately 20 products in animal feed, another 20 in feed supplements and around 20 more in fine chemicals, vaccines and medicines. It’s the largest importer of fine chemicals for animal nutrition in Nepal. It has the largest and most advanced grain storage facility, SILO, of 25,000 MT at any point of time.

In an aim of business integration and expansion, Probiotech has installed a state of art soybean extraction plant in the manufacturing premises. The main products of the extraction plant, unrefined soybean oil is sent to oil refineries and the soybean by-product is used in feed mill for feed production as well as sold in the market under the brand name SOYAMAX. It is a trusted brand in its segment and widely accepted by the industry leaders.

The feed production facility is well equipped with a fully functioning laboratory where extensive research and development activities are carried out. A full-fledged Wet Chemistry Laboratory, High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPCL) Lab and Near Infra Red (NIR) Lab ensures thorough quality test of our products before they are launched in the market. This further eliminates the lengthy wet chemistry process which takes days to compete. Multiple parameters can be checked in just 5 minutes. These tests enable the stricter control on raw material selection and quality control of finished goods.

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Corporate Office
KATHMANDU
P.O. Box: 5751, KUK Building
Sinamangal, Kathmandu – 9
corporate@nimbusnepal.com
977 1 4467791


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