Before partition there were only two tin container manufacturing units, owned by a giant company,
Metal Box of UK These factories were located in Bombay and Calcutta, which catered the demand of un-divided India.
partition in 1947, Army establishments which were a large consumer of tin containers, located in Okara, Pakistan, were left
with only skeleton facilities which comprised reforming of flattened cans, seaming and filling. To combat this situation,
Metal Box of U.K started exporting flattened cans and ends and tops for butter, cheese, milkpowder and other food products
to Pakistan. The factory at Okara kept on working till HASHIMI CAN COMPANY LTD. was formed and located at Karachi in 1953,
in collaboration with Metal Box of U.K and Pakistani entrepreneurs. This company was managed by the British management and
it expanded its activities by opening branches in Chittagong, Lahore and Peshawar.
In late 1966, the management changed
hands and Pakistani management took over, which continued till 1980s, until finally present management took over in 2001.
Since then the company is being run with professional skills. Subsequently few more can making units started operating. The
present can making capacity in Pakistan is more than the current demand for containers, but Hashimi can company is concentrating
on specialty tin containers and exports.
*HCC has been taken over by Mr. Munawar A. Malik on November 2, 2001.
Our Business Philosophy
Quality is important to any manufacturer. We emphasize quality throughout each step of our manufacturing process. We also
strive to be as efficient as possible so we can offer a competitive price to our customers.
Mr. Munawar A. Malik, Chairman and CEO of HCC, is the man behind the revival and success of the company. Mr. Malik has earned
the title of "Doctor of Sick Industries" from his proven success record in various organizations in the past. Under
his guidance the company has achieved ISO 9001 certification and bagged two consecutive top 25 companies awards.
Mr. Zaheer A. Malik has Joined the company as the Managing Director since November 5th 2001 after take over.