Shreekant-Abhishek Somany

Flooring Options

"With sustainability as a backdrop, there is a significant increase in options, variety, and technological advances for flooring application including Hardwood, Carpet, Resilient, and Concrete," Shreekant Somany (CMD) & Abhishek Somany (MD), Somany Ceramics. Hardwood flooring still enjoys a legion of fans in the commercial
Navarun Sen

Century Ply: Giving Expression to Modern Lifestyles

Earlier, furniture life was 15-20 years, but nowadays, we are seeing the life of furniture being reduced to 7-8 years. Increasing number of nuclear families, working couples, influence of social media, rising need for architects and designers to make the limited living/working space more comfortable, beautiful and practical
Renu Misra

GROHE: Responsive & Responsible

Sustainable use of water is one of the biggest priorities in the hospitality and residential construction space today. There is a demand for smart showers because they promote reduced water consumption and space utilisation. Touchless faucets ensure the supply of water only when needed and also enable pre-setting
Anirudh Kajaria

Magik LED Solutions

Kolkata-based Century LED Ltd. is a forward-looking LED lighting solution provider with the vision of being amongst the top three companies in this industry by 2020. Anirudh Kajaria, Business Head, Century LED, plans to bring about a significant revolution in the LED lighting market through the company's breakthrough Magik brand
Mili Majumdar

India On Green Growth

GBCI is the only certification and credentialing body within the green business and sustainability industry to exclusively administer project certifications and professional credentials and certificates within the framework of the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
Harish Patel

Hero Plastic Strengthens Brand Image

Hero Plastic Industries has built a reputation not only in the domestic market but also in overseas countries. Harish Patel, President & CEO, Hero Plastic Industries, discusses the company's efforts in growing its brand name through high quality product offerings
Saket Jain

Fenesta Widens Customer Reach

Fenestration has undergone a drastic revamp all over the world, and the trends are fast catching up in India as well. Wood and aluminium still remain the popular material of choice, however, acceptance of uPVC windows and doors is showing a steady increase primarily because of their key merits
Arun Sharma

Aluplast On Expansion Drive

In India, most houses still have wooden or aluminium windows and doors, and the uPVC windows and doors market is highly unorganised. Only in a few metropolitan cities like Delhi NCR, Bangalore, etc, uPVC has been replacing wood and aluminium. However, the Indian uPVC market
Ankit Pandey

Euradif Strengthens IndiaTies

In India, door and window systems from Europe date more than 10 years now, and in recent years, the acceptance amongst buyers in India has grown even more. The success of European system providers and fabricators tells us that there is an increasing orientation of Indian buyers
Ashim Chugh

LGF Sysmac on Growth Path

With over a decade in the Indian market, Delhi-based LGF Sysmac has been setting standards in quality, service, and technology upgradation, with its state-of-the-art machinery for working on aluminium and uPVC profiles, panel saws for composite panels, thermal break machinery
V S Rajan

GEZE Upbeat on Growth Opportunities

The Indian market has grown substantially with respect to acceptance of latest technologies especially in fenestration systems. Awareness has been created by leading manufacturers considering the long-term benefits with respect to energy savings, safety
Mario Schmidt

Lingel’s India– Specific Offers

India has taken a leap in the fenestration product technology. Use of alternate materials like uPVC and aluminium instead of traditional wood, not only furthers green initiatives but reduces cost in the long-run. This is surely very significant for the growth
Harish Gupta

Facade Planning & Execution

Tall buildings need sustainable and responsive facades to last a long time. Facades define a building and the taller the building the more unique it needs to be as it stands out as a pinnacle in the middle of urban space. The design needs to be unique and sustainable
Mohiyuddin Ashfaq

MAK Plywood’s Pan India Plans

Mohiyuddin Ashfaq, Director, MAK Plywood Industries, a leading timber trading and manufacturer of plywood in South India, discusses the company's highly successful 8-year-old premium plywood Trojan brand, new products in the pipeline, and its active expansion drive across the country
S Mahesh Anand

Nippon Paint’s Eco+ Colour Strategy

Nippon Paint India currently the 5th largest manufacturer in the Indian Paint Industry which is estimated to be worth Rs.37,000 crore and growing at a CAGR of around 11%. The company, whose strength lies in its extensive R&D and focus on producing eco-friendly paints,