Founder & Chairman
“The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is likely to neither make money nor find much fun in life.” – Charles M. Schwab.
Mr. Haji Chaudhry Bashir Ahmad a true visionary, driven by his passion and determined towards his goal set up one of the earliest grinding mills in Lahore, Pakistan in 1966. He had his interest vested in chemicals since a young age which led him to develop constructive relationships with Chemistry and Geology professors from the University of Punjab. Equipped with the appropriate knowledge on minerals and fillers he visited the potential mines and educated the local community regarding the potential benefits in the initiation of mining minerals in Pakistan. Therefore, it is safe to say that he has played the role of Grand Father in the grinding industry.
Mr. Haji Chaudhry Bashir Ahmad was inspired by the grand legendary poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal after meeting him and named the company after his truly motivating and influential poems regarding Shaheen. (Eagle)
Truly charismatic the young entrepreneur launched his products and soon developed close fruitful relationships with Bata Shoes, Service Shoes, Brighto Paints, and many others. He initiated Shaheen with an Impex Pulvizer and by the grace of Allah 5 pulvizers were added within a three year span. Originally the company was named Shaheen Chemical Industries which was later changed to Shaheen Grinding Mills. Shaheen has also been a qualified producer of other chemicals such as Lead Oxide/Yellow Chrome.