Anchrom Enterprises (I) Pvt. Ltd. Is one of India’s oldest companies in analytical instruments supply. Being founded by a technocrat, Anchrom created a niche for itself in the Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) technique which later became High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography (HPTLC).
Anchrom is dedicated to the technique of TLC and HPTLC since inception i.e. 1978 which is ably supported by our Principals M/s CAMAG of Switzerland and by our India-specific HPTLC Application Research Laboratory established in 1989. The world’s first, new generation “HPTLC- PRO” was installed in our lab in 2019. As a “Voluntary” Corporate Social Responsibility, we offer free training on HPTLC and support researchers with subsidised analysis. Anchrom is proud to be “Technologists, not Traders!”
Our founder Mr. Dilip Charegaonkar did his M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry (By Research) from Mumbai University in 1974. He then worked for two pharma companies in Q.C. and R & D (Analytical) before quitting his job in Nov. 1978. Initially, he used his knowledge as an analytical chemist to make many import substitutes and to sell Alltech’s GC/LC accessories and CAMAG HPTLC Products. From 1985, Mr. Dilip Charegaonkar branched our on his own, dedicating his life to Thin Layer Chromatography. He has now handed over charge to the next generation.
Akshay has completed his Education in Chemistry from the Rochester Institute of Technology, New York before working in Vicor Corp. Boston for 1 year. He joined Anchrom in 2010 and is currently Director in charge. He has undergone training at CAMAG Switzerland and Mitsubishi Medience Corporation, Japan addition to attending HPTLC Symposia in Switzerland and France.He has published several pioneering papers in the field of HPTLC and delivered numerous lectures on the subject all over India.
Mrs. Rutvika Charegaonkar, Chartered Accountant, joined Anchrom in 2011 after working at Kotak Mahindra Bank for a couple of years in the Audit department. She is currently the CFO (Chief Financial Officer) of the company and handles the finance and taxation of Anchrom group companies. She is a contributing member of several professional bodies like ICAI, IMA, Ascent trust group and others.