Vaighai started the Potassium Chlorate manufacturing unit in 1981. Potassium Chlorate is the primary ingredient of the safety matches manufacturing industry.

  • The factory located at Karaikal, Pondicherry is India’s 2nd largest Potassium Chlorate manufacturing unit.
  • Vaighai holds ~ 40% share of the India market.
  • Has over 11 warehouses at strategic locations to cater to the safety match manufacturers across Tamilnadu.
  • The company exports its products to over 25 countries across the world.
  • Also has a 3.6 MW captive gas based power plant from Rolls Royce.