40 New units will start their production within 1 year with a total investment of Rs. 300 Crore: Total production of Morbi will increase 20%
The Morbi ceramic industry has recently received a boost up from rising demand for ceramic tiles products in the rural Gujarat markets.
Hit by the global economic turmoil, over 100 Roofing Tile manufacturing units in and around Morbi are now facing a shortage of quality fuel, which is supplied by the state government for running the factories. Rajkot Manufacturers claim that they are getting lignite of deprived quality at much elevated rates from government.
The Composite Marble Stone is made from natural marble and is an industrial product, which uses selected marble chips, bound with polyester resin.
It is not easy to choose between the variety of materials used for wall and floor coverings. Designers, internal decorators, architects and consumers looking for residential solutions as much in line with the latest fashion trends as with ecological guidelines, are surrounded by an massive range of technical and aesthetic options.
Exim Bank's latest study titled 'Indian Ceramic Industry: Perspective and Export Potential' has observed that export potential of Indian ceramic sector is not fully tapped considering the size, diversity and price competitiveness of this sector.
Gujarat has decided to reduce the rate of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) being supplied to the state's industrial sector by GSPC Gas– a subsidiary of the Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation.
The Mosaic Tiles Association of Morbi has sought exemption from Value Added Tax (VAT). In a letter to the chief minister, the association has said that while the government has relaxed CENVAT and lowered petrol-diesel prices to provide succor to the industrial sector in general, the floor tiles sector has not been considered for sops.
The 3 days international show on ceramics has lifted Morbi to the global ceramic industry map. The Chinese ceramic manufacturers will outsource their work to Indian ceramic industry, of which a majority is expected to be bagged by Morbi manufacturers.
Tata Ceramics (http://www.tata.com/company/profile.aspx?sectid=j8AJ8Y9w9J8=) is entering to the retail business in India after establishing themselves with international brands and overseas hospitality market.