Formed Arik Associates in 1984 by Arakere Gowrishankar.
Agents for FID s.a. France for supplying insulators to ITI.
Agents for Takeda Industries, Polyol, Kao and Soda-Aromatics for Perfumery chemicals through Marubeni Corporation.
Registered company in 1987.
Started Gowrishankar and Co. and acquired import license.
Authorized distributors for Orapi s.a now Orapi Group of Industries, France for industrial consumables.
Consignment agents for Century Enka Ltd.
Dealers of Rubber Chemicals, Industrial Chemicals and Synthetic Rubber.
Turnover Rs. 3.25 bio in 2010.