By Mrinmoy Bhattacharjee Tiles major H&R Johnson is eying the premium and uber premium market segments with its Nobilia kitchens brand. The company is marketing kitchens in India under a strategic partnership with Germany’s Nobilia. “We have a strong relationship with Nobilia since 2007, which is getting strengthened year by year. Not only are we
Fast-moving electrical goods (FMEG) major Havells has introduced its latest range of air purifiers, Freshia. According to the company, Freshia is equipped with an “innovative” nine-stage filtration process to eliminate airborne pollutants as small as 0.3 microns and capture pollutants up to 99.99%. “Keeping pace with changing times and evolving needs, Havells has always strived
Fibre cement roofing giant HIL Ltd, part of the $ $2.5 billion CK Birla Group, has announced the financial results for the quarter ending September 30, 2019. The company reports growth in revenues by 42% to Rs 586 crore in Q2 FY20 as against Rs 413 crore over the same quarter of FY19. “Despite an environment
Water heater major AO Smith has launched HeatBot that comes with a smart timer (Auto-On and Auto-Off), energy meter, and a wireless remote. The new water heater is also equipped with blue diamond glass lining to offer two times the higher corrosion resistance and an advanced PUF technology for BEE 5 Star rated energy efficiency.
Plywood major Century Plyboards (I) Ltd has announced its results for the second quarter of the financial year 2019-20. The company recorded net revenue from operations for the second quarter ending September 30, 2019 Rs 589.35 crore, an increase of 4.4% over the corresponding period of last financial year that stood at Rs 564.44 crore.
Indian Plumbing Skills Council (IPSC) has partnered with HSIL Ltd, the makers of Hindware brand of plumbing products, to create a plumbing lab at the State Institute of Plumbing Technology (SIPT-ITI) at Pattamundai in Kendrapada, Odisha. The new lab marks Skill India’s “successful” partnership with corporate India to boost skilling in the plumbing sector as
Plywood, decorative laminates and veneers major Century Plyboards India Ltd (CPIL) has launched CenturyArena, an exclusive veneer boutique in New Delhi. Set up strategically at city’s Kirti Nagar, the furniture hub of north India, the 2000-sft experience centre aims to capture the imagination of consumers with its wide range of the product portfolio. CIPL markets
The coveted India Kitchen Congress Awards, which recognise achievements of the industry’s personalities, concepts and companies, were announced on June 14 in a glittering ceremony at The Lalit Hotel, New Delhi. Every year the Awards are held concurrently with India Kitchen Congress, a business conference for the modular kitchen and cabinet industry. India Kitchen Congress
The technology player is building an ecosystem to market the newly-launched RAUKANTEX edgebands by adding manufacturing muscle, augmenting retail reach, and differentiating itself on knowledge By Mrinmoy Bhattacharjee Polymer-based solutions specialist REHAU India has launched RAUKANTEX uPVC edgebands for home furniture. The company, which is a significant player in the windows, furniture and building industry
The focus on affordable housing, growth of the residential realty, increasing disposable income, etc are reasons enough why industry veterans are vouching for investing in the modular kitchen industry The time is ripe to invest in the modular furniture industry in India. According to the World Bank, India’s organised furniture industry is expected to grow