ABOUT US

Recycling our way to a cleaner, brighter future

Our mission is to restructure the plastic waste management cycle, in India, in a just and equitable manner that is beneficial to all stakeholders across the value chain

THE GEMCORP VISION

Our vision for 2022 is to uplift at least 1000 families involved in the collection and segregation of plastic waste along with building a sustainable business model that can be replicated across the Asian subcontinent.


About Us

Gemcorp Recycling & Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gemini Corporation N.V. (Gemini), Belgium founded in 1989 with the intention of giving materials a second life. Today, Gemini is one of the world’s largest circular economy value generators with an annual turnover of US $350 million, offices in Belgium, Mexico, UK, USA, Canada and India, operations across 40 countries and a workforce of 200+ highly trained professionals. Using proprietary Belgian techniques, Gemini’s portfolio has, over the years, expanded to end-to-end plastic waste, rubber waste, metal scraps, used cooking oil, hay, paper and wood-based panel management.

Tapping into Gemini’s 30+ years of recycling experience, Gemcorp is an India-based Maharashtra Pollution Board certified recycler that is also recognised as a startup by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade.

At Gemcorp, we incorporate efficient and transparent processes to make the plastic waste management cycle more environment friendly with the goal of significantly increasing the volume of recycled plastic in the country.

MANAGEMENT

Mr. Surendra Borad Patawari

Chairman, Gemini Corporation N.V.


A champion in the recycling industry, and a humanitarian involved in various social causes, Mr. Patawari contributes in framing European recycling policies. A keynote speaker at various events, Mr. Patawari is a spokesperson for the recycling industry in India and abroad and is an active contributor to circular economy, recycling and waste management publications. Much awarded, Mr. Patawari is also the board member of various organisations such as the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) and is the Chairman of the Plastics Committee at Bureau of International Recycling (BIR). Under his aegis, Gemini has grown to become the world’s largest supplier of plastic scrap and recycles over 1 billion pounds of plastic, over 50 million tyres, 1.5 million refrigerators and 300,000 cars annually.

Mr. Rajendra Sancheti

Director, Gemcorp Recycling & Technologies Pvt. Ltd.


Responsible for the overall business activities of the company, Mr. Sancheti has a long association with circular businesses with an enriching experience of over 3 decades. Mr. Sancheti started his career in a wood-based industry post receiving his degree in Wood Technology and then spent nearly 20 years in the recyclable raw materials Industry.

Mr. Hanumant Saraf

Business Head, Gemcorp Recycling & Technologies Pvt. Ltd.


A seasoned professional with over 22 years of experience in international business development, waste management and finance, Mr. Saraf has worked with several big organisations in India and abroad and is an active participant in seminars where he talks about emerging technologies in the field of waste management, packaging and recycling. A BE in Industrial Engineering and an International MBA in Finance, Mr. Saraf has a Six Sigma Green Belt and many other accomplishments to his credit.

AWARDS

  • Recognised as a startup

    27th April 2020: Recognised as a startup by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade
  • Excellent Enterprises of 2012, Antwerp Belgium

    Date, Month 2012: Gemini Corporation N.V. is declared the winner of Excellent Enterprises of 2012, Antwerp Belgium
  • CA Global Business Leader Award

    Date Month,2015: Mr. Surendra Borad Patawari receives the CA Global Business Leader Award
  • IERC 2020 Honorary Award

    22nd January 2020: Mr. Surendra Borad Patawari receives the “IERC 2020 Honorary Award” for his lifetime’s work in Recycling & Circular Economy with significant social impact in India.

ASSOCIATIONS

Gemini Corporation N.V. is a proud member and of global organizations and extends its support worldwide towards spotlighting the importance of the seventh resource – recyclables.


  • Member of Material Recycling Association of India


    MRAI is the apex organization of the sub-continent representing the rapidly growing recycling industry. MRAI is an umbrella organization having under its wings most of the National and Regional Trade Associations and almost all of the international trade associations related and associated with recycling.


  • Member of The World Economic Forum


    The World Economic Forum provides a platform for the world’s leading companies to shape a better future. As a membership organization, the Forum engages businesses in projects and initiatives – online and offline – to address industry, regional and systemic issues.


  • Gold Member of Bureau of International Recycling (BIR)


    BIR, founded in 1948, was the first federation to support the interests of the recycling industry on an international scale. The BIR promotes materials recycling and facilitating free and fair trade of recyclables in a sustainable and competitive world economy. Presently, the organization represents member companies from the private sector and national associations across 70+ countries.


  • Board Member of The Alliance to End Plastic Waste


    The Alliance has committed USD 1.5 billion in investments in the next five years. Soon after Gemini joined the Alliance, the Alliance collectively approved a USD 5 million investment for the cleaning of the Ganga river and USD 1.5 million for the Pondicherry Project in 2019.