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Daijiworld Media Network – Udupi (ANK)
Udupi Jan 27: Hindocare India’s new manufacturing plant spread across 50,000 sqft in Belapu Industrial Area in Kaup was blessed by Fr Kenneth Crasta of Our Lady of Miracles Church on Thursday, January 27. Itis one of the largest state of the art WHO-GMP compliant toothpaste and soap manufacturing facilities in India.
Managing director Kirsten Farias and director Leslie Farias expressed that the company would launch its brand of soaps named 'Luvmark Beauty Soap' and toothpaste named 'Calcybrite Toothpaste' in the coming month.
The company launched its toothbrush brand in Karnataka, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana around five months ago. It has achieved a market share of roughly 1 percent in the toothbrush segment in South India. This year, the company plans to hire 50 workers in the manufacturing plant and over 200 people in the sales team.Hindocare India aspires to be a market leader in India's FMCG sector. The plant has a capacity of 24 tonnes of soap per day, which can be expanded to 72 tonnes per day, and a capacity of 8 tonnes of toothpaste per day, which can also be expanded to 24 tonnes per day.
It includes automated packaging machines that wrap 250 soaps per minute and pack 120 toothpaste tubes and cartons per minute.The products would be manufactured in a temperature-controlled facility using advanced HVAC systems, with no human touch during the manufacturing process. For quality control management, Hindocare India has a dedicated sophisticated quality control, instrumentation and microbiology laboratory.
Contract manufacturing and private labelling for multinationals will be undertaken, with an emphasis on exports.
Deviprasad Shetty Belapu, Suresh Shetty Gurme, directors Leslie Farias and Kirsten Farias along with business associates, colleagues and well-wishers were present.Managing Director Kirsten Farias seeks to promote employment development and foster a "voice for local" ethos.
Hindocare (India) Private Limited
Belapu Industrial Area,
Udupi – 574 117
Toll Free No.: 1800 572 7616
Website: www.hindocare.comEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org