In the year 1926 Makson Group started as a small manually operated
in-house confectionery products manufacturing unit for local market.
Later the founder & chairman of the company Mr. Dhanjibhai
who is a mechanical engineer visited an exhibition in 1972 at
Pragati Maidan, New Delhi where he came across a Doule Twist-wrapping
machine and he decided to build confectionery machineries. Since
that day he started to build the machine just by viewing the image
of the machine in the catalogue and finally succeeded after constant
hard work of eight years.
The chairman of the company Mr. Dhanjibhai was awarded "Self
made Industrialist" award in the year 1981
by the Vice President of India and Ex-Officio Chairman of the
Rajya Sabha Mr. Hidayat Ullah. Following this award many other
awards such as "The National Award for Import
Substitution" in the year 1983, "Export
Award" by the Government of India. He was also
awarded the "LENCO Excellence Award" as
"The Best Industrialist & Philanthropist".
After this initial experience Makson started to build machineries
and emerged as an export unit for confectionery machinery to the
countries such as Algeria, Brazil, Kenya, Nigeria, Tunisia, U.A.E.,
Zambia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Indonesia, Mauritius, Nepal,
Srilanka, etc. Makson has even supplied a turnkey plant to Procter
& Gamble -Nigeria & Kenya and many other reputed companies.
Today makson delivers confectionery machines to India & all
over the world.
Later in the year 1983 Makson expanded as a contract confectionery
manufacturer to renowned companies such as Nestle, Cadbury's,
Unilever, Hindustan Lever Limited, Ranbaxy, Cipla, Himalaya, Boots
Piramal, Knoll Pharma, Coca Cola, Blue Cross Labs, etc. Makson
has a dedicated manufacturing facility for P&G, Johnson &
Johnson and GlaxoSmithKline. Johnson & Johnson awarded Makson
"Contract Manufacturer of the Year Award" for 2 consecutive
years 1995 & 1996.
In the year 2004, Makson started manufacturing 100 various types
of gumbases, equivalent to International Standards for Chewing
and Bubble Gum.
Today Makson is the leading Confectionery Machine Manufacturer
& also the largest Contract Confectionery Manufacturer in
India having its branches at Bhopal & Hyderabad.