In February 1948 a trading company was formed to deal coal, charcoal and hard coke, gradually the company diversified and expanded its business into different fields.
In 1970 Paper wax Match under brand name "SHAMA" was introduced, in 1978 the company introduced Safety Wooden Match under brand name of "TANGA" which was a complete success.
Later in 1984 Late Khawaja Aftab Ahmed founded M/S Fazal Sons Match Industries (Pvt.) Ltd. in Lahore Pakistan as his family owned company.
The setup was established with few at-hand resources, which comprised of some imported and locally manufactured machinery. With the passage of time the company developed its own engineering division to cope with the technical needs of the manufacturing unit, which is pioneer in development of plastic accessories for match manufacturing in Pakistan.
At present M/s. Fazal Sons Match Industries (Pvt.) Ltd is fully equipped with the latest technology of match manufacturing and is currently producing high quality safety wooden matches "HOCKEY", which is the leading brand in the domestic market also having tthe largest distribution network across the country.
The company activities has transformed into a conglomerate since 2001.The Writing instruments venture is named "Aftab Sons Writing Instrument Industries", A new match factory in name of Aftab Sons Match Ind. (Pvt.) Ltd.has also started production.