Syed Nabeel Hashmi


Chairman Message

Mr Hashmi was born and educated in the Kingdom of Bahrain. He returned to Pakistan at an early age of 26 and setup a Plastic Processing industry. Mr Hashmi is a Certified Auditor ISO 9001, 18000, 14000, OHSAS, FSSC 22000 and has represented Pakistan on various international forums on subjects relating to Pakistan Entrepreneurs development in the SME sector, Die & Mold Development in Pakistan and Corporate social responsibility strategy for Pakistan.

Mr Hashmi is a key figure and the Chief Organizer of the Pakistan’s largest automotive Expo branded as “The Pakistan AutoShow” and the Pakistan Plastic Expo know as the “PAKPLAS”. The Expo’s have been successfully bring organized for the last 15 years. With his in depth analysis of the Pakistan’s auto sector and Plastic sector he has played a major role in the design and re-structuring of Pakistan’s Automotive Tariff Based System that replaced the Deletion Programs. Currently the AUTO INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM that is operative has key components in it that were structured and proposed by Mr Hashmi. Mr Hashmi was nominated as a founding Director of the PIEDMC in 2004 - (Punjab Industrial Estates Development & Management Company) by the Government of Punjab and has since headed the Marketing, Telecommunications & IT strategies of the Punjab Industrial Estates. He continues to be on the board today and has over the years drafted and put in place Industrial promotional development policies including Exit policy, Non utilization policy, Transfer and building by-laws and the Rules of business for the various Industrial estates Board of Management including Sunder Industrial Estate, Quaid e Azam Industrial Estate and Multan Industrial Estate.

These policies now continue to be standardized in all new upcoming Industrial estates of Punjab. Apart from these PIEDMC’s Human resource structure and policies were designed and put in place by a committee headed by him.

New projects headed by him include the Commercial developments of the Commercial zones and building of the Multi Purpose Industrial complex of the Sunder Industrial estate. Mr Hashmi has designed and headed the International Business Development department of the Engineering Development Board of Pakistan. Some of the successful initiatives undertaken include the “Hannover initiative” which was followed by leading trade delegations to Germany, France, USA over a period of many years for the promotion of the Pakistan’s engineering sector. He played an active role in the Engineering vision 2002 formulation. Pakistan’s Engineering Exports Enhancement & Competitive scheme (PEEECS) was also authored by him. A situation analysis of the CNC machine equipment manufacturing viability in Pakistan on the EDB Forum was also initiated and documented by him.

Papers Authored

  • MRPII manufacturing in the Small & Cottage Industries

  • Trade with India – A PAAPAM perspective

  • Auto Policy 2014 – future outlook

  • Pakistan’s Engineering Exports Enhancement & competitive scheme (PEECS)

Business Activities

  • THERMOSOLE INDUSTRIES PVT LTD is a design and manufacturing unit producing Engineering Automotive plastic components with supplies to Pakistan car, motorcycle and Tractor industry. It also produces large scale Industrial Packaging for Textile, Chemical, Food, pharmaceutical and paint industry and Gardening and highway safety equipment.

  • LPG business includes one of the largest LPG Storage facilities in the suburban areas of Lahore, Multan (Punjab) and Taftan Baluchistan. The company operates under the name of BBN ENERGY (Pvt) Ltd. Our LPG is marketed under the “WATNA” Brand name.

  • SASA Pvt Ltd is an import export company representing various international brands in Pakistan.


  • Chairman

    HIDA - Association of Overseas Technical Scholarships (AOTS) JAPAN Lahore Regional Center.

  • Promoter & Former Chairman

    Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts & Accessories Manufacturers.

    2004-05, 2011-12

  • Senior Vice Chairman (to date)

    Pakistan Japan Business Forum

  • Past Chairman Business Development Department, EDB

  • Member of the Auto Industry Development Committee, EDB

    Engineering Development Board of Pakistan, Ministry of Industries & Production, Islamabad.

  • Founding Chairman

    All Pakistan Business Forum Punjab Business Forum

  • Founding Chairman

    Society of Plastic Engineers Punjab Business Forum

  • Former President

    Pakistan Plastic Manufacturers Association (Punjab)

  • Former President / Vice President

    Quaid e Azam Industrial Estate Board of Management, PIEDMC, (GOPb)