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1987

Established as a housekeeping & catering services company in Chennai

1990

Additional FM services added to its Portfolio

1996-97

Became a full-fledged IFM & Business support services company

2000

Foothold in servicing India’s first technology park in Chennai

2003

Became a Pvt. Ltd. & First FM company in India to be awarded ISO 9001

2004

Bagged the contract for Data Centres of the world’s largest bank

2006

Received PE investment from New Vernon Capital

Acquisition: Acquired majority stake in Avon Solutions and Logistics Pvt Ltd (Mailroom Management and Logistics Services)

2008

ICICI Ventures replaced New Vernon Capital

2010

Won contracts for terminal operations and airport services building (ASB) in key airports

2012

Established Tangy Supplies and Solutions Pvt Ltd (Equipment and Material Supplies)

2015

UDS bought back shares from ICICI Ventures

2015-17

Started servicing large government hospitals

Awarded contracts for 17 elevated stations and cut and cover tunnels with India's two largest metro rails

2017

Received PE investment from Motilal Oswal Private Equity.

Acquisition: Stanworth Management Pvt Ltd (Specialized Hospitality Services); Fusion Foods & Catering Pvt Ltd (Industrial & Institutional Catering)

2018

Property and facility management services for Statue of Unity

Bagged the contract for providing Non-Clinical services at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Science and Research

Awarded railway station facilities management at 3 stations – Anand Vihar, Chandigarh, and Secunderabad by IRSDC

UDS foundation was established for Skill Development & Training

Acquisition: Global Flight Handling Services Pvt Ltd (Airport Ground Handling Services)

2019

Acquisition: Matrix Business Services Pvt Ltd (Employee Background Verification, Audits, and Assurances) and Washroom Hygiene Concepts Pvt Ltd (Feminine Hygiene Solutions & Services)

2020

Bagged Prestigious contract for Liquid Port terminal operations in Chennai

Awarded concession for Ground handling services for the next 10 years at Pune, Vizag, Raipur, Surat, and Patna Airports through Global Flight Handling Services

UDS entered a JV with Kharafi International for providing management services for Cairo International Airport

2021

Acquisition: Denave (Sales Enablement and Digital Marketing)

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