The Jaffer Family established a trading firm in 1849, in Pune, undivided India. Following the creation of Pakistan, Jaffer Brothers (Private) Limited (JBL) was incorporated in Karachi on July 2, 1948. The steady growth and success of JBL, and the position it secured as a leading business house, were mainly due to the family’s over 150 years of experience, and the trust placed in JBL and associated companies by its customers, employees and principals - which today include some of the most renowned names internationally. The Group actively participates in the national growth, and economic and social development. Highly motivated teams of the business and service divisions, and subsidiary companies, fulfill customers' needs in accordance with the short and long term objectives set by them. Since its inception, the goods and services provided by JBL and associated companies have led to improved productivity in the agro sector, in the information management field and in transportation, telecommunication, power generation and transmission projects.