Bashundhara LP Gas: The pioneer

Published: Tuesday, 17 October 2017


The beginning, in the year of 1999, Bashundhara LP Gas Limited, started off as the First Private LP Gas importing, bottling and marketing company in Bangladesh.The company has a state-of-the-art LP Gas plant in Mongla Port Industrial Area. Being a subsidiary of country's eminent business conglomerate Bashundhara Group, the company embarked on a journey to meet the growing demand for cooking gas and give end users the relief they have long been looking forward to.

In 2011, the company saw its establishment of world class cylinder manufacturing plant in the name of Sundarban Industrial Complex Ltd. situated in Mongla Port Industrial Area on the bank of river Pashur.

Considering the positive growth of the industry as well as to meet the demand of end user, Bashundhara set up another Country's biggest LPG Cylinder manufacturing plant in Keraniganj, Dhaka which will start its operation soon.

The cylinders: The company markets its cylinders under the brand name Bashundhara LP Gas in glossy red colour. Apart from this, a yellow cylinder has been made available of late under the brand name Bashundhara Premium LP Gas. 12kg cylinders are produced for the household users and individual cylinders are produced in 30 & 45 Kg following the market demands with maintaining superior product quality according to the design code of American Standard Specifications DOT-4BA-240. The company has also received the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certification.

Bashundhara LP Gas cylinders are put through series of tests i.e. physical, chemical, tensile, burst, x-ray at the factory's well equipped cylinder testing laboratories to maintain the best quality of the product. Besides, Bashundhara LP Gas cylinders are regularly re-tested and put through proper maintenance procedures. The date and details of maintenance is then engraved on the body of each cylinder to ensure cylinder safety.

Road to expansion: Considering the growing demand as well as for timely product distribution Bashundhara LP Gas expand its unit gradually in Chittagong and Bogra. In addition, Bashundhara LP Gas set up South East Asia's second largest LPG filling plant in Keraniganj, Dhaka which will start its operation soon.

Distribution & logistic: It now runs country's widest LPG distribution chain, thanks to its strong business bond with distributors countrywide. The biggest storage facility, highest production capacity, satellite plants, sales depot in key districts of the country and its inimitable ability to maintain the supreme product quality ensured by its well-equipped lab have already put the brand in leading position with the largest market share. 

To ensure an uninterrupted distribution around Bangladesh, the company has its self-owned road tankers and customized delivery trucks to make sure products reach to the farthest point of its delivery network. Besides, Bashundhara LP Gas is going to built new vessels for carrying LP Gas in river across the country. No matter what goes on, we stay committed to make our delivery on time.  

The unique features: Bashundhara LP Gas takes pride in its widest distribution network having distributors and dealers/ retailers across every nook and cranny of this country. But above all, the product itself is unique in its category for some remarkable features. Each and every Bashundhara LP Gas cylinder undergoes a regular re-check to ensure safety and put through a series of tests at the factory's laboratory before marketed. Unlike other cylinders available in the market, our cylinders come with a maximum body thickness and its promised weight.

Corporate solutions: Bashundhara LP Gas come up with a complete LPG solutions named "Easy Solutions" that suitable for the bulk LPG user while there is an imminent gas crisis. This is designed for bulk LPG supply with installation of reticulated system/ setting up gas cylinder reservoir. The system will be suitable for multistoried building, hotel and restaurants, commercial and industrial premises.

Bashundhara LP Gas is best known for its superior engineering, service excellence, state-of-the-art machineries, top-notch raw materials, cylinder thickness, technical support team and above all its inimitable after sales service.

The road ahead: But the company still believes, there is still a long way to go, in terms of service and commitment. The company aims to speed up the current momentum further to take Bashundhara LP Gas to the root level of this country with ensuring rational product pricing, perfect weight and maximum safety level of the user.

On top of that, plans are already underway to set up South East Asia's second Largest LPG filling plant and country's largest cylinder manufacturing plant in Dhaka. And with all these, the company takes the onus on its shoulder to be the ultimate answer to the looming gas crisis in future.

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