Asian Granito India Ltd aquires 8-colour printing technology for tiles for the first time in India


Ahmedabad, 24 September 2014

Ahmedabad headquartered Asian Granito India Ltd(AGL) today said it has acquired the 8-colour printing technology for tiles for the first time in India.

The company said it will be soon introducing its first uber exclusive collection of digital wall & floor tiles printed in 8-colour technology that will have all the effects of new combination of colours and highlighters by the 3rd fire technology.

The advent of digital printing technology took the Indian ceramic industry to a new horizon. It brought in the possibilities of experimentation with more than one colour of printing and therefore, offering more options to consumers.

The 8-colour effect will be further enhanced by coupling it with the use of highlighters by the 3rd fire technology making it a rage in the premium segment of consumers. This technology offers smoother surfaces with increased design and image resolution to give finer details to effects. It renders more vivacity to the tiles with highly crisp colour effects giving extraordinary ambiance to spaces. Through this technology, myriad effects like emboss, polished, luster and precious metals, among others can be printed on the tiles. The exclusivity and rare combination of hues of colours like golden, silver, purple and orange among others, would be the most appealing features of this range of digital wall and floor tiles.

Commenting on the latest feather in the cap, Mr. Bhupendra Vyas, Chief Operating Officer – Asian Granito India Ltd said, “Through the introduction of 8-colour printing technology in the Indian ceramic market, Asian Granito India Ltd has created a new milestone not only on the technological front but also in terms of total value proposition offered by a ceramic tile product. By launching the 8-colour printing technology, Asian Granito India Ltd has made India one of the few markets in the world to have this technology for tiles. Moreover, the introduction of this collection will create a separate exclusive premium market for wall and floor tiles digitally printed through the 8-colour technology.”

Mr. Vyas added, “Asian Granito will target the metros, mini metros, big cities like Pune and initially launch this collection in 300×600 mm and 300×900 sizes. AGL will utilize its extensive marketing and distribution network which comprises over 3000 dealers and sub-dealers to take its latest offering to each and every state of the country. These tiles will be available in all the more than 60 exclusive showrooms under ‘AGL tiles world exclusives’ in India.

About Asian Granito India Limited:

Asian Granito India Limited is today among the top four ceramic tile manufacturers in India and one of the most profitable company in its segment. Company manufactures and markets interior and infrastructure products like vitrified wall and floor tiles, marble and quartz stone. Established in the year 2000, company has grown its manufacturing capacity 40-fold in 14 years, from 2500 square metres per day in the year 2000 to over 1 lakh square metres currently (including outsourcing). Company also exports to nearly 47 countries worldwide.

Headquartered in Ahmedabad, Asian Granito India Limited is listed on NSE and BSE and reported net sales of Rs 757 crore in 2013-14. The attribute of constantly innovating and ‘leading the change’ has made AGL one of the fastest growing ceramic companies in the space decor industry. The company’s vision is to enhance customer satisfaction and its image worldwide so as to achieve exponential growth globally in ceramic and decor solutions.

AGL has an extensive marketing and distribution network which comprises of over 3000 dealers and sub-dealers covering each and every state of the country. Company has also open more than 60 + exclusive showrooms under ‘AGL tiles world exclusives’ for showcasing its product range. Promoted in 2000 by Mr. Kamlesh Patel and Mr. Mukesh Patel, AGL currently enjoys healthy footprints in around 47 countries. The company has produced 13 crore square meter of space décor under their leadership. AGL has eight states of art ultra modern plants manufacturing world class Tiles, Marble & Quartz in Gujarat. Company’s facilities are ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified and are fully equipped with latest technologies to give contemporary touch to its products.

1200 + Tiles Designs

8 Factories 1 Lakh + Sq. Mtr/Day Production*

47 Countries Export


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