Our Profile

Shashi Bhusan Kar & Grandson – SBKG

One of the pioneers in Eastern India manufacturing and exporting natural fibre products since early 20th century.

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We are the leading wiring and ropes making industry in India – the largest producer of jute in the world. India has 30% market share in exporting jute products, 90% of which are produced in West Bengal.

Our Inception and the Foundation

The business initiative started in the year of 1901 by Late Mr. Sashi Bhusan Kar – the founder of the company who was also the innovator of jute processing system and product diversion commerce in India.

Mr. Kar made significant contributions towards the modernization of manufacturing machines and commercialization of varied jute byproducts across India. The legacy and the family tradition have been well adopted and carried successfully by his grandson Mr. Ram Narayan Kar – the MD of this group and his pro grandson Mr. Abheek Kar – the CEO and Business Head of the company.

In the early years, the company was into trading business of jute items such as ropes, wires, and bags in the domestic market of West Bengal. Later on, in the mid 20th century, the company diversified their business with 360 degree approach and started producing and selling Yarns, Twines, Balls and several other industrial products made out of natural fibres.

The Journey Since 1980s

To meet the growing demand of other natural fibre products in Sisal and Manila during 1980s, SBKG also ventured into the business of Sisal and Manila product manufacturing and selling in India. They acquired new machinery and introduced advanced fibre processing, splicing, dyeing, treating techniques to ensure quality and variety in the produced items.

In the early 21st century, they became one of the largest producers and domestic sellers of natural fibre products, in all varieties – Jute, Sisal and Manila.

In 2011, the company started exporting jute, sisal and manila products to international market in and since then there was no looking back.

SBKG currently exports a variety of Jute, Sisal and Manila products in Qatar, Malaysia, Thailand, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, UAE (Dubai) and Morocco. Our products are to be exported soon in Oman, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Indonesia, and Vietnam.

Our Competitive Advantage

  • Our values – Commitment, Ethics, Honesty and Responsibility
  • Multiple variety of natural fibre products available under one roof
  • The technology know-how and expertise to manufacture different types of products out of jute and sisal fibres
  • Ability to develop innovative and customized products as per client’s requirements
  • Good quality produce at affordable price range
  • Wide, reliable distribution network and strong supply chain management
  • No child labor

Our Manufacturing Units

The company has two factory units at Howrah and Baidyabati, the south-eastern region of West Bengal, India. The manufacturing unit at Howrah is installed in an area of 9360 square feet and the factory at Baidyabati is spread over an area of 6500 square feet. Both the units cumulatively have a monthly production capacity of 75 to 85 tonnes.

With total worker strength of 75 in two units, skilled technicians, engineers, modern machinery, enterprise-class fire processing system and years of experience in the domain, the company is all set to meet any of your export needs.