Ashapura Minechem Limited produces and sells bentonite and bauxite in India and internationally. The company offers bentonite mining, processing, and logistics services to aluminum, foundry, cosmetics, metal ore pellatization, construction, and paper industries; refractory materials for abrasives, refectories, foundries, grinding, and road surfacing applications; and hydrocarbon exploration solutions to oil well drilling and hydraulic fracturing industries. It also provides adsorbent solutions for use in various applications, including bleaching edible oils, refining of petroleum products, water purification, pet care, and bleaching waste oils; products for waterproofing, repair and restoration, admixtures, grouts, and floor hardeners. In addition, the company offers white mineral solutions for use in paper, paint, rubber, pesticide, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, ceramic, glass, plastic, and building products; and clay products for use in paints, sealants, plasters, polymers, coating and pharmaceutical applications, and aviation fuel enhancers. Ashapura Minechem Limited also exports its products. The company was founded in 1960 and is based in Mumbai, India.