Incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 it was originally known as Indian Flange & Manufacturing Company Pvt. Ltd. and was engaged in the manufacture of Tri-sure closure systems. The name was subsequently changed to Tri-sure India Pvt. Ltd. The company was converted into a public limited company in 1975.
With the ownership pattern changing over a period of time, in 1993 the name was also changed to Balmer Lawrie – Van Leer Limited along with expansion of capacity of closure products and addition of new activities such as plastic containers
Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd. is a diversified multi-activity, multi-technology, multi-location conglomerate with interests in Industrial Packaging, Greases & lubricants, Leather & functional chemicals, Turnkey projects, Tea exports, Travel & tourism and Cargo & logistics. It is also the largest manufacturer of mild steel barrels and drums in India with a market share of around 60%.
Greif Bros. Corporation headquartered in Delaware, Ohio; USA acquired Van Leer Industrial, from Huhtamaki Van Leer. Greif Bros. Corporation is a global leader in industrial shipping containers and products.
BLVL capitalizes on the strength of both the major promoters to supply to it the necessary know-how, information and data in connection with the manufacture and marketing of its products.