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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Usha expands its water pump range by launching new models

Usha expands its water pump range by launching new models

Usha Electric Water Pump
Usha Electric Water Pump
Ludhiana, February 17, 2018 (Rajinder Ahuja): Usha International, one of India’s leading consumer durables company, strengthens its electric water pump range with the launch of two new ranges of domestic water pumps. The new launches include Usha Premia Boost (Pressure boosting range) and Usha Ultra flow series (Self-Priming Monoset pumps range).

Usha electric water pumps are designed for high-efficiency water flow. The 100% copper motor comes with a robust stainless steel shaft and Thermal Overload Protection (TOP) to prevent the motor coil from burning. These pumps are built for durability and powerful performance for complete consumer satisfaction.

Usha Premia Boost range has been designed for pressure regulation over a wide head range and has apre-pressurized hydro pneumatic tank with a capacity of up to 24 liters and maximum working pressure of 150 PSI/10 bar.The range is configured with a float switch for dry run protection and a high grade stainless steel impeller for durability. These pumps are equipped with the food grade chlorobutyl membrane, virgin polypropelene liner, controlled action diaphragm and the stainless steel water connection for providing clean and safe water over a longer period of time.

Usha Ultra flow pump range comes in two variants – Ultraflow and Ultraflow Plus. Both these products have a sturdy design and asafety protection feature withThermal Overload Protection (TOP) to prevent the motor coil from burning.The range is fitted with high performance SKF bearing and superior MOC(Material of Construction) for the operating efficiency. The range has fast tank filling capacityof up to 4 floors and comes with an inbuilt powerful suction capability for higher water discharge.

The Usha Premia Boost range starts from INR 20,200/- Usha Ultra flow Series starts from INR 4,850/- onwards. Both the rangescome with a 2-year warranty on pumps and are marketed through Usha showrooms and dealers across India.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Verka Starts Home Delivery of Its Milk Products

Verka Starts Home Delivery of Its Milk Products

Ludhiana Verka Dairy Chairman Bhupinder Singh Kular and General Manager Harminder Singh Sandhu and others inaugurating home delivery of milk products
Ludhiana Verka Dairy Chairman Bhupinder Singh Kular and General Manager Harminder Singh Sandhu and others inaugurating home delivery of milk products
Ludhiana, February 16, 2018 (Rajinder Ahuja): In order to facilitate its customers, Verka Ludhiana Dairy has started home delivery of its milk products in the city on Friday.

For this, Ludhiana Verka Dairy Chairman Bhupinder Singh Kular and General Manager Harminder Singh Sandhu inaugurated the facility and flagged off loading cycle rickshaws for delivering the products to the doorsteps.

General Manager Harminder Singh Sandhu said that to achieve this objective, the Verka has planned to give loading cycle rickshaws to its distributors at free of cost. He claimed the initiative would benefit the senior citizens to get Verka products at their doorsteps and other customers who face difficulties in finding Verka Milk Stores.

Sandhu informed the initially, the project would cover selected areas and later, it would be expanded to the entire city.

On this occasion, Verka Ludhiana Dairy vice-chairman Karamjeet Sing Slana, Directors Harpreet Singh, Gurcharan Singh Bath, Jagdeep Singh Dehlon, Jaswant Singh, Kulvir Singh Herrian, Amarjeet Singh, Manager Marketing and Harinder Singh, Manager Procurement were also present.
Zaheer and Sagarika mark their first Valentine’s Day with Platinum

Zaheer and Sagarika mark their first Valentine’s Day with Platinum

Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge
Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge
Bengaluru, February 16,2018 (Online News India): The month of February brings with it an air of romance. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, couples leave no stone unturned to express their love for their special one.

It becomes extra special when it’s your first valentine’s day as husband and wife! For the newly wedded couple Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge, this day, had to be marked with rare and precious platinum. Having been blessed with Platinum Evara during their wedding, the couple fell in love with it for its simple elegance and exclusivity.

To commemorate their first Valentine’s Day as a married couple they decided to celebrate the day with Platinum Love Bands. Platinum Love Bands capture the emotion of the rare commitment between a couple. Today, couples seek deeper understanding and acceptance for each other & for who they are as individuals. Zaheer and Sagarika relationship has been that rare one that mirrors this sentiment effortlessly.

Dressed in a blue dress, wearing her Platinum Evara jewellery, Sagarika said, “Zaheer is the centre of my world. The love we have for each other stems from a great friendship and a deep connection. And rare Platinum is the perfect expression of the love I feel for my one and only. Exchanging Platinum Bands will be a beautiful reminder of our first Valentine’s Day for many years to come.”

Complementing his beautiful wife, the ace cricketer looked suave in a Blue Jacket and Platinum Evara men’s bracelet. He shared, “It feels right to celebrate this day with platinum. It echoes the sentiment we feel today as husband and wife. There couldn’t be a better way to celebrate “us” thanwith rare and precious platinum.”

Celebrate the inimitable relationship you share this Valentine’s Day with the new collection of Platinum Love Bands that celebrates ‘Contemporary love’. The designs use masculine and feminine design nuances connected through singular design element to complement each other making it all about being personal and intimate. Diamonds have been used to accentuate the design and femininity for the woman’s rings, while a substantive metal look with an interplay of textures and finishes adds the necessary gravitas to the men’s range.

Platinum 30 times rarer than gold is progressively becoming the metal of choice of young India. Appeal lies in the high emotional connect of the metal and innovative designs which are reflective of the international trends.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Bonn Presents New Chapter of Growth with the Launch of Six New Variants

Bonn Presents New Chapter of Growth with the Launch of Six New Variants

Amrinder Singh, Director, Bonn Group of Industries, Pankaj Aggarwal, COO of Bonn Group of Industries, Manjit Singh, CMD of Bonn Group of Industries launching Six New Variants of its iconic range of consumer biscuits
Amrinder Singh, Director, Bonn Group of Industries, Pankaj Aggarwal, COO of Bonn Group of Industries, Manjit Singh, CMD of Bonn Group of Industries launching Six New Variants of its iconic range of consumer biscuits
Ludhiana, February 15, 2018 (Rajinder Ahuja): Bonn Group of Industries, one of the most well known biscuit brands in India, announced the launch of six new variants in its iconic range of consumer biscuits under the flagship brand Bonn and Americana on Thursday. With this launch, Bonn Group of Industries strives to widen its consumer base within the country. The six new variants arenamely Americana Choco Nut,Americana Butter Cookies, Americana XOXO Chocolate Crème, Americana XOXO Orange Crème, Bonn Free Kick and Americana Tomato Tangy. The launch was attended by the top deck of Bonn Group of Industries.

Tomato Tangy is a unique flavor introduced for the first time to consumers. Spicy and saucy, this new variant will be striking a chord among the masses. The other variant, Chocolate Crème is synonymous with luxury and premium chocolate crème experience, tucked inside crunchy layers of biscuit while Choco Nut is blend with richness of chocolate and nuts. Americana XOXO Orange Crème and Americana XOXO chocolate crème biscuits are designed especially for the children who would sure be delighted with these sweet little treats. N-joy Free Kick is a delicious sugar sprinkled salty biscuit.

Apart from pleasing the consumers with new flavors, the range is also competitively priced and would offer greater cost satisfaction to buyers. While Americana Choco Nut will be available at Rs. 20 for 75g, Chocolate and orange Creme Biscuits, & Tomato Tangyare priced at Rs. 10 for 90g and Butter Cookies at Rs. 25- for 200 g.

Speaking on the launch, Amrinder Singh, Director, Bonn Group of Industries said “Bonn Group of Industries is one of India’s leading biscuit companies and our consumers are the top priority for us. We see tremendous space for growth in the Indian biscuit industry andthus, we have incorporated six new variants that not only shake up the things in taste but also health. We are sure this launch will appeal not only to biscuits loversbut alsohealth conscious consumers as well."

“The premium biscuit segment is growing at a rate of 20-25% and this clearly shows that consumers now demand unique formats and richer flavors.The new range reflects the consumer’s aspirations for new taste experiences in food. We have invested significantly in bringing new technology expertise into our fold”, added Mr. Pankaj Aggarwal, COO of Bonn Group of Industries.

Indian biscuit market is steadily growing at a CAGR of 11.27%, and is projected to reach at $ 7.25 billion by 2022. Rising health awareness among consumers, booming working population and increasing urbanization are the major factors driving the impressive growth rate of biscuit market. Additionally, biscuits have gained prominence as a gifting option in metro cities owing to their longer shelf life as compared to chocolates and sweets. 

“The biscuit segment in India has not seen any significant launch recently, thus making it a good time for us to introduce our new range of biscuits and add yet another feather to our illustrious success cap. With consumer preferences and needs changing with time, we would like to offer them refreshing options of premium biscuits with richer formulation and better value for money”, said Mr. Manjit Singh, CMD of Bonn Group of Industries.

With consumer preferences and needs changing with time, Bonn Group of Industries seeks to tap thegrowing demand for healthy and delicious biscuits and offers consumers with more innovative flavors. Be it adults, old or kids, there is something for each segment of the society.

Bonn Group of Industries enjoys high popularity across states and all its existing biscuit variants are preferred hit among the masses. The newly launched range is set to take the brand’s success story to unparalleled heights. The new range will be available at grocery stores and modern retail outlets all across;and will be available in different pack sizes.

Thursday, February 08, 2018

BATA announces Smriti Mandhana as the new brand ambassador for POWER

BATA announces Smriti Mandhana as the new brand ambassador for POWER

Smriti Mandhana with Sandeep Kataria, Country Manager, Bata India
Smriti Mandhana with Sandeep Kataria, Country Manager, Bata India
Bengaluru, February 08 2018 (Online News India): Bata, the European footwear major and India’s leading footwear brand announced its association with Smriti Mandhana, the opening batsman of Indian Women’s Cricket Team. Currently on the tour of South Africa as the Vice-Captain of the ODI squad, Smriti will be the new face of POWER – the preferred sport wear brand for Indians of all ages.

The 21-year old Mandhana, is a role model for next gen Indians being young, strong and chic herself. She is among the most sought-after female sports personalities in the country, with a huge fan base. The turning point of her career was her memorable knock at the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 which not only helped her win accolades but also the love of a proud nation.

She personifies confidence and possesses a very pleasing personality. That coupled with her ability to change the game, is what led Bata to identify her as the perfect fit for POWER.

Launched in 1971, POWER is the international sport wear brand from Bata. It is designed in Canada, and sold all over the world. Style, Technology, Comfort and Durability are the key qualities found in every Power Athletic shoe. Runners, team players, fitness enthusiasts, recreational athletes and adventurers who demand technically advanced footwear with superior quality and value can put their trust in Power.

Starting this month, Smriti Mandhana will be seen promoting Power’s latest range - XO Rise - Running shoes with 25% More Rebound and Glide Vapour – sock-fit lightweight Walking shoes with memory foam for added comfort. These new and exciting collections will be available across Bata stores, starting INR 2499.

“I have been playing and loving cricket from a very young age. However even till date every day is a new game. In the sense that there is a new challenge and along with it a fresh opportunity of achieving new milestone. When I was approached for POWER, the first thing that clicked was their vision to enable more and more young Indians onto a path of fitness. Any brand that fuels an active lifestyle in today’s world and helps people to overcome their inertia to start on a personal path to fitness, is a brand that I would love to partner with. It is a great privilege to be the brand ambassador for POWER as it truly reflects my personal style and values.” said Mandhana, on her association with Bata.

This association propels POWER further among its young and active target audience, most of whom are inspired by Mandhana’s hardworking and fit lifestyle.

Added, Sandeep Kataria, Country Manager, Bata India - “Smriti is undeniably one of the most talented sports personalities and a strong role model for all youngsters. We are honored to have Smriti who has brought such glory to our country, as the face of brand POWER. Together, we hope to inspire and motivate young Indians, to start an active and healthy lifestyle. Our goal is to provide excellent value to our customers and succeed as the India’s leading athletic and sport-lifestyle footwear brand.”

Smriti Mandhana is managed exclusively by India’s leading sports marketing firm, Baseline Ventures.

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Suzuki Motorcycle India launches an array of premium products at Auto Expo 2018

Suzuki Motorcycle India launches an array of premium products at Auto Expo 2018

(L - R) Mr. Sajeev Rajasekharan, EVP – Marketing and Sales SMIPL; Masahiro Nishikawa, Executive GM – SMC; Mr. Satoshi Uchida, MD – SMIPL and Mr. Tsoyushi Tanaka, Chief Engineer – SMC unveils Suzuki GSX – S750, Burgman Street Scooter and Intruder FI
(L - R) Mr. Sajeev Rajasekharan, EVP – Marketing and Sales SMIPL; Masahiro Nishikawa, Executive GM – SMC; Mr. Satoshi Uchida, MD – SMIPL and Mr. Tsoyushi Tanaka, Chief Engineer – SMC unveils Suzuki GSX – S750, Burgman Street Scooter and Intruder FI
Noida, February 07, 2018 (Online News India): Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd. a subsidiary of two-wheeler manufacturer, Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan today unleashed a new aggressive product road-map for the Indian-market as the 14th edition of the Auto Expo got underway, here today.

Leading the onslaught was the new BURGMAN STREET, a 125cc scooter and the descendant from the legendary BURGMAN portfolio. With a cutting-edge premium design from the European scooter design language, the BURGMAN STREET promises to redefine personal-mobility for the Indian-customers and provides the experience of advanced luxury. The features like luxurious LED headlamps, body mount windscreen, flexible outstretched foot position, and Front disc combination braking system adds to the advanced features of the scooter. Amongst the biggest-attractions showcased by Suzuki at the Auto Expo 2018, the BURGMAN STREET is scheduled for a launch in 2018.

Powered by the heart of GSX-R, the GSX-S750 marks Suzuki Motorcycle India’s presence in sub-1000 big-bike segment. From the bold, upswept lines of its crouched stance to the aggressive styling of its new headlight, fuel tank and body trim designs, every aspect of the GSX-S750 speaks of the raw power, predictable performance and functional beauty inherit to a true apex predator. The new GSX-S750 will be Suzuki Motorcycle India’s second ‘Made-in-India’ big bike after the Hayabusa.

The Suzuki pavilion in Hall No. 2 at the Auto Expo, designed to deliver a premium lifestyle experience to visitors, had 17 models showcased across scooters, motorcycles, Big-bikes as well as motorsport category.

Suzuki Motorcycle India has reinvigorated the domestic bikes portfolio for the upcoming year. The recently launched Suzuki Intruder – India’s modern cruiser, gets a new Fuel-Injected variant to complement its unique luxurious styling that draws inspiration from Suzuki’s legendary INTRUDER lineage. Injecting fresh excitement and thrill into the popular Gixxer motorcycles portfolio, the 2018 Gixxer and Gixxer SF-FI models were also launched at the Auto Expo. Besides the Metallic Triton Blue and the Glass Sparkle Metallic Matt Black, a new colour –Candy Sonoma Red/ Metallic Sonic Silver, has also been introduced.

Masahiro Nishikawa, Executive General Manager, Suzuki Motor Corporation, “India is an important market for Suzuki Motor Corporation globally. Not only is it one of the biggest-markets for two-wheelers globally, but it also one that is the fastest-growing and with maximum-potential in segments that Suzuki has expertise in. Today, we are extremely excited to introduce two new products with a global pedigree – the BURGMAN, and the GSX-S750 to India. We will continue to invest towards ensuring that Suzuki Motorcycle India continues its upward growth-trajectory in India.”

Satoshi Uchida, Managing Director, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd. said, “We had made a commitment to launch several new products every year. Today we are here to fulfil our promise. With BURGMAN and GSX-S750, we have reinforced our strategy of focusing on premium products to tap on the opportunities in the Indian market. Along with the new fuel-injected Intruder variant and the new Gixxer 2018 series, we now have new growth-drivers to help us achieve our target of clocking 1-million unit sales by 2020. The excitement has just begun.”

Sajeev Rajasekharan, Executive Vice President, Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd. said, “The year 2017 was a stellar year for Suzuki Motorcycle India. We want to continue to build on this momentum as we are gear up to make 2018 even bigger and better. The Indian two-wheeler industry has come of age. Customers in India now have a greater appreciation for premium products aspire that offer superior technology. By extending our presence in the most exciting segments – 125cc scooter – Burgman, 150cc premium motorcycle – Intruder with Fuel Injection; and the sub-1000 sports bike category in a CKD – GSX-S750; we now have a well-rounded portfolio to cater to every Indian customer who aspires a premium lifestyle.”

The 2018 legendary Hayabusa, one of the most iconic and widely recognised motorcycles, recently announced in two new colours – Pearl Mira Red/Pearl Glacier White and Glass Sparkle Black, was also exhibited for the first-time in India. The V-Strom 650 and the Burgman 650 on display offered further a glimpse into Suzuki’s versatile repertoire.

Suzuki’s legacy in motorsports was also at display, with the presence of Moto GP race bike – the GSX-RR and Suzuki Gixxer Cup - Gixxer SF. The off-road variants – the 2018 Suzuki RM-Z450, the 2018 Suzuki RM-Z250; and the 2018 Suzuki DR-Z70.

The brand has also created a special VR experiential zone wherein visitors can experience the speed and throttle of how the former World Champion motorcycle road racer - Kevin Schwantz rides the GSX-R1000R on the racetrack.
Rohit Gothi joins Hero Cycles as Chief Executive Officer

Rohit Gothi joins Hero Cycles as Chief Executive Officer

Rohit Gothi
Rohit Gothi
Ludhiana, February 07, 2018 (Rajinder Ahuja): Global bicycle giant Hero Cycles announced the appointment of Rohit Gothi as its Chief Executive Officer, ushering in an exciting phase of growth and expansion.

Rohit joins Hero Cycles following a successful 4-year stint at Hindustan Coca–Cola Beverages where he was the Executive Director, Market Operations. With 25 years of rich experience in understanding of the B2C businesses, he certainly holds a lot of promise as sets forth to steer the Hero Cycles business. Having begun his career with Shalimar Paints, he has successfully held key positions in large conglomerates like Marico, Lornamed and Bharti Airtel. In his new role as the CEO at Hero Cycles Ltd., Rohit will be responsible for spearheading the planning, development and execution of the company’s long-term strategy.

Speaking on the new appointment, Pankaj M Munjal, CMD, HMC Group, said “We are delighted to have Rohit join our team. Today, Hero Cycles is the largest manufacturer of bicycles in the world and we are engaged in transforming cycling at the global level. With the objective of accelerating our growth, we plan to expand our verticals internationally and aggressively promote our upcoming product line and new age range of bikes. At this juncture in our journey, Rohit’s leadership would be instrumental in guiding the organization towards consolidating the domestic market while marking a global presence internationally. We are confident that the appointment will take the organization to new heights.”

Commenting on his appointment, Rohit Gothi, CEO, Hero Cycles, said, “I am excited about my new role in a category which holds immense promise and potential. The energy at Hero led by Mr Munjal is absolutely exhilarating and it feels fantastic to be a part of 7000 plus strong team of committed lively individuals. My endeavor would be to drive Mr Munjal’s vision to redefine cycling, innovate and integrate advance technologies and provide a world class product experience to consumers."

Since its inception in 1956, Hero Cycles has expanded far and wide to become the largest manufacturer of cycles in the world. The company exports its products to over 70 countries and has a network of over 250 suppliers and 3000 dealerships. Besides regularly launching newer range of bicycles, Hero Cycles is focusing heavily towards e-cycles for market expansion and to promote green commute and clean mobility. In the words of Pankaj M Munjal CMD, HMC Group “The future certainly looks green and the key driver would be non-motorized personal transport” led by continuous innovation in cycles per se.”