Born in the year of 1914 and Calcutta University Graduate, Late Hamidur Rahman Sinha (1914-1994) passed through several fields of activities of profession and business to ultimately become an industrialist. In 1932 he started his career as the Partner of M/s. Mackertich & Co., one of a few Bengali jute shippers in the then united Bengal. Between 1940 and 1950, he worked as an Executive of M/s. N. L . Roy & Co., Calcutta a renowned stock exchange agency of the then Calcutta Stock Exchange. He was a promoter-director of India Security Bank Ltd., India. In 1954 he took interest in the manufacture of medicines and established a proprietorship concern under the name and style of ‘The ACME Laboratories’. In 1976 the firm was converted into a private limited company. Since then he had been acting as its Managing Director and in 1987 he became the Chairman of the company. Our beloved founder – Chairman departed us for his eternal journey on 25 February 1994.
Late Nurjahan Sinha (1927-1965), beloved wife of the founder, was the inspiring figure for establishing the company. In fact, her contribution has played a key role in starting the entrepreneurship. Acme’s today’s success would never have been possible without her devotion, dedication, sacrifice and above all mental support in all her life. The name of Nurzahan Sinha will remain inscribed in golden letters as long as ACME goes along.