Our Principals

Our Principals


Sudarshan, the largest pigment producer in India, has specialised in colours and chemicals for over 50 years. With over 35% market share in India, we are the largest pigment supplier supplying to paints, plastics, inks, construction, textiles and cosmetics manufacturers worldwide.

For the last decade we have been aggressively expanding into international markets. And with growing sales in each continent it is our aspiration to establish Sudarshan as a leading chemical brand, worldwide.

Sudarshan is a technology focussed company with a high investment in R&D, offering excellent technical service and customised products - a partnership approach, providing solutions that make sense.

Sudarshan was the first chemical company in India to be awarded the ISO 9001 certificate in 1993 and we are continuously evolving and improving to maintain high quality standards at every level of the company. We are also accredited with ISO 14001, ISO 18000 and ISO 17025 international quality standards.


We are uniquely placed to offer the complete range - general purpose grades, high performance, specialist hard-to-make colours and effect pigments. With equivalent or superior quality and consistency to the leading international grades we provide solutions for all differing technical challenges.

Sudarshan has its own sales offices in India and Europe, and over 50 agents and distributors to achieve a consistently high level of service across the globe. The combination of leading products, local stock, and tailored customer service and support makes Sudarshan one of the fastest growing entities in the pigment industry worldwide.


Sudarshan is the only effect pigment producer in India and supplies its pearlescent pigments worldwide, offering a unique package.

We offer the complete range - general purpose and high performance pearlescent pigments, with an especially unique range of hi-sparkle products. With equivalent or superior quality and consistency to the leading international grades we provide solutions for all lustre and/or performance targets.

In addition, our range of SumicaTM pearl pigments can easily be used in combination with our colour pigments to provide stunning sparkle effects. Our colour range, including SudapermTM, SudafineTM and SudatexTM consists of more than 350 products offering endless possibilities to create unique shades for a plastic, coating or ink.

Visit their website: www.sudarshan.com

Prescient Color Ltd.

Prescient has been adding color to the textile and speciality plastics markets since 2006. Drawing on years of technical expertise, we are committed to leveraging cutting edge technology to provide custom solutions for our customers worldwide.

At Prescient, we have three guiding principles which help us achieve our vision of being the most favoured coloration partner for textile manufacturers:

  • Knowledge Leadership: Become industry leaders in terms of knowledge about individual customers, their manufacturing lines, application nuances and other highly specific industry and customer information, which can help the customer and the extended downstream value chain outperform competitors and substitutes.
  • Customer Satisfaction: Execute with business excellence in such a manner that our customers receive the best possible solutions with superior lead times.
  • Superior Value Propositions: Provide choice, innovation, and reliability. Choice of matches, form, cost options. Innovation in product and service, and reliability of business processes, product quality, supply, and service.


Prescient Color Limited has become part of Americhem Inc., a globally recognized designer and manufacturer of custom color masterbatch, functional additives, engineered compounds, and performance technologies. The acquisition complements both Americhem and Prescient’s position in the global synthetic fiber market and expands their geographic reach in a high growth region.


Located near Pune in India, Prescient uses German and Indian extruders to make highly dispersed, high loading color masterbatches, and single color concentrates for the textile and plastics industry.

We are the only manufacturer to own a pilot line which provides large samples with commercial properties for any fabric maker. In order to provide our yarn consumers with a competitive advantage, we use a mid-size yarn spinning plant that is unique in India and caters specifically to providing prototype samples during the design and approval phase. In addition, we have five lab spinning lines for quick developments.

Our aim is to help customers launch new products with speed and accuracy. Our sophisticated plant, infrastructure, and manpower for non-woven, speciality moulding and rope markets allow us to provide the best solutions to clients.

Visit their website: https://www.prescientcolor.com

Xena Chemicals

Whatever our client’s needs we take pleasure in always being ready to help by providing a quality personalised service backed by 40 years of collective expertise in plastics, pigments and speciality chemicals.


Unit 1 Ferngate Studios
Cnr. Oxford St. and Long Ave, Ferndale
Phone: +27 (0)11 462 5600
Email: admin@xenachemicals.co.za