The Growth Story of Jamuna Group


1974 : The Group came into being.

Mr.M.Nurul Islam, the architect of the Group, took up the challenge of bringing necessary technologies to Bangladeshi companies aiming to offset the bulk of foreign imports. His bold entrepreneurial spirit, progressive ideas and untiring efforts along with the devoted services of his colleagues, laid the strong foundation for success and future developments.

1975 :The first flagship enterprise of the Group, Jamuna Electric Manufacturing Co. Ltd. started operation. It pioneered the manufacturing of electrical accessories and fittings in Bangladesh. It is also producing PVC-compound and pipes.

1978 :Jamuna Electric & Engineering Industries Ltd. was established to produce ceiling fans, exhaust fans and ballasts.

1980 :Jamuna stepped into domestic production of high and low voltage cabbies and conductors though the inception of Jamuna Cables & rubber Industries.

1982 :Jamuna Wires was established to produce super enameled copper wires.

1988 :Jamuna Distillery Ltd. was launched for preparation of industrial and pharma alcohol, thereby making the Group’s entry into the chemical sector of the country. Presently, Jamuna Distillery Ltd. claims wide expertise in the chemical sector.

1992 : The Group entered into the footwear industry with Pegasus Shoes Ltd. Product line of the company includes leather shoes, sports shoes, sandals and sneakers. With a view to provide boost to the local shoe industry and meet external demand of leather, Pegasus Leather Processing Unit was set up for producing finished leathers from natural crust leathers.

Jamuna Knitting & Dyeing Ltd. made its entry into the textiles sector as a Composite Unit with knit fabrics, dyeing, finishing, printing and ready made garments.
Jamuna Welding Electrode Ltd. started production of are welding electrodes.
Rubicon Advertising was launched for nationwide advertising in different media to support its own brands and to service outside organizations as well.

1993 :The Group started its most ambitious venture in the cosmetics industry with Aromatic Cosmetics Ltd. which produces cosmetics and toiletries under the `Aromatic’ brand name.

1996 :Establishment of Shameem Spinning Mills Ltd. for production of knit yarn opened a new frontier in the textile technology for the Group.

1997 :Pegasus Leathers Ltd. was set up for production of PVC and PU coated synthetic leather.

1998 : Shameem composite Mills Ltd. came into being to produce ring spun yarn.

1999 :Jamuna Printing & Publishing Ltd. made its entry into publication sector by publishing The Daily Jugantor in 2000
The Group’s housing venture started with Jamuna Builders Ltd. which has already given shape to the project of building Asia’s biggest shopping and commercial complex-Jamuna Future Park, developing a large residential township-New Uttara Model Town, and a mega real estate venture-Jamuna City.

2000 :Production of open-end yarn started through the establishment of Shameem Rotor Spinning Ltd.

2002 :Jamuna Media Ltd. was set up and entrusted with the sales and distribution of The Daily Jugantor. The newspaper having thus emerged, soon managed to attract wide readership throughout the country. It is printed and published by Jamuna Printing & Publishing Ltd.
Jamuna Spinning Mills Ltd. was established to produce ring spun yarn.
Shameem Garments Ltd. was set up for production of export oriented ready made garments.
Jamuna Television Ltd. was formed to operate a terrestrial and satellite TV channel.

2004 : Crown Beverage Ltd. was set up for production of non-alcoholic malt beverage and drinks.

2005 :Jamuna Denims Ltd. (Weaving Unit) came into being as a Composite Unit for production of open-end yarn, denim fabrics and ready made garments.

2006 : Jamuna Denims Ltd. (Garments Unit) came into being as a Garments Unit for production of ready made garments

Mr.M.Nurul Islam, the architect of the Group, took up the challenge of bringing necessary technologies to Bangladeshi companies aiming to offset the bulk of foreign imports. His bold entrepreneurial spirit, progressive ideas and untiring efforts along with the devoted services of his colleagues, laid the strong foundation for success and future developments.

1975 :The first flagship enterprise of the Group, Jamuna Electric Manufacturing Co. Ltd. started operation. It pioneered the manufacturing of electrical accessories and fittings in Bangladesh. It is also producing PVC-compound and pipes.

1978 :Jamuna Electric & Engineering Industries Ltd. was established to produce ceiling fans, exhaust fans and ballasts.

1980 :Jamuna stepped into domestic production of high and low voltage cabbies and conductors though the inception of Jamuna Cables & rubber Industries.

1982 :Jamuna Wires was established to produce super enameled copper wires.

1988 :Jamuna Distillery Ltd. was launched for preparation of industrial and pharma alcohol, thereby making the Group’s entry into the chemical sector of the country. Presently, Jamuna Distillery Ltd. claims wide expertise in the chemical sector.

1992 : The Group entered into the footwear industry with Pegasus Shoes Ltd. Product line of the company includes leather shoes, sports shoes, sandals and sneakers. With a view to provide boost to the local shoe industry and meet external demand of leather, Pegasus Leather Processing Unit was set up for producing finished leathers from natural crust leathers.

Jamuna Knitting & Dyeing Ltd. made its entry into the textiles sector as a Composite Unit with knit fabrics, dyeing, finishing, printing and ready made garments.
Jamuna Welding Electrode Ltd. started production of are welding electrodes.
Rubicon Advertising was launched for nationwide advertising in different media to support its own brands and to service outside organizations as well.

1993 :The Group started its most ambitious venture in the cosmetics industry with Aromatic Cosmetics Ltd. which produces cosmetics and toiletries under the `Aromatic’ brand name.

1996 :Establishment of Shameem Spinning Mills Ltd. for production of knit yarn opened a new frontier in the textile technology for the Group.

1997 :Pegasus Leathers Ltd. was set up for production of PVC and PU coated synthetic leather.

1998 : Shameem composite Mills Ltd. came into being to produce ring spun yarn.

1999 :Jamuna Printing & Publishing Ltd. made its entry into publication sector by publishing The Daily Jugantor in 2000
The Group’s housing venture started with Jamuna Builders Ltd. which has already given shape to the project of building Asia’s biggest shopping and commercial complex-Jamuna Future Park, developing a large residential township-New Uttara Model Town, and a mega real estate venture-Jamuna City.

2000 :Production of open-end yarn started through the establishment of Shameem Rotor Spinning Ltd.

2002 :Jamuna Media Ltd. was set up and entrusted with the sales and distribution of The Daily Jugantor. The newspaper having thus emerged, soon managed to attract wide readership throughout the country. It is printed and published by Jamuna Printing & Publishing Ltd.
Jamuna Spinning Mills Ltd. was established to produce ring spun yarn.
Shameem Garments Ltd. was set up for production of export oriented ready made garments.
Jamuna Television Ltd. was formed to operate a terrestrial and satellite TV channel.

2004 : Crown Beverage Ltd. was set up for production of non-alcoholic malt beverage and drinks.

2005 :Jamuna Denims Ltd. (Weaving Unit) came into being as a Composite Unit for production of open-end yarn, denim fabrics and ready made garments.

2006 : Jamuna Denims Ltd. (Garments Unit) came into being as a Garments Unit for production of ready made garments

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