5 Top Tile Manufacturing Companies in India

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Do you know India is amongst the top 3 countries in terms of tile production in the world? From ceramic to porcelain, glass, cement, marble, mosaic, granite and limestone, the variety offered by the Indian tile manufacturers is mind boggling. 70 percent of ceramic tiles in India are made in Morbi, a small city of Gujarat.

Gone are the days when tiles were restricted only to bathrooms and kitchens. Tiles today are the silent heroes of home décor, finding its place in every bedroom, living room and flooring throughout the residential and commercial spaces. Wall tiles too are a trending décor variant with new digital printing technology bringing in more creativity. Considering the options available, making a choice becomes a tad bit difficult. But we are here to help. Check out the top tile manufacturing companies in India.

Kajaria Ceramics Limited
Founded in mid-1988, Kajaria Ceramics Limited is the largest ceramic tile producer and manufacturer of vitrified/ceramic tiles in India. It is the only Indian tile company to have received the prestigious ‘Asia’s most promising brand’ award in the premium tiles category. The ultima, gres tough and duratech are the most trending products of Kajaria. Kajaria range of floor and wall tiles covers all areas including bathrooms, kitchens, living rooms, bedrooms, outdoors and commercial spaces. Its manufacturing units are equipped with cutting-edge technology comprising intense automation, robotic car application and zero chance for human error. Its annual manufacturing capacity is 73 mn. sq. meters.

The company exports tiles to more than 35 countries world-wide. It majorly deals into the following three categories in tiles:

  • Polished Vitrified Tiles
  • Glazed Vitrified Tiles
  • Ceramic Wall and Floor Tiles

Kajaria’s manufacturing facilities are distributed in 6 Indian states:

  • Sikandrabad, Uttar Pradesh
  • Gailpur, Rajasthan
  • Malootana, Rajasthan
  • Srikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh
  • Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh
  • Morbi, Gujarat (3 Plants)

All the Kajaria plants fulfill international norms and have received the ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001, SA-8000, ISO 22000 and ISO 50001 certifications.

Somany:
Founded in 1969, Somany Ceramics is an internationally acclaimed tile manufacturing company with a presence in Africa, India, United Kingdom, Middle East and Russia. With a total production capacity of 60 million square meters annually, Somany offers complete décor solutions. Their tile size ranges from 148×600 mm to 1200x2400mm. They have numerous applications in bedrooms, living rooms, kitchens, bathrooms, kid’s rooms, outdoor and terrace wall cladding. With 9 manufacturing plants spread across the country, they manufacture tiles that come with 100% imported Italian technology.

The brand offers tiles under the following categories:

  • Polished Vitrified Tiles
  • Digital Tiles
  • Glazed Vitrified Tiles
  • Ceramic Wall And Floor Tiles
  • Sanitaryware and Bath Fittings
  • Tile Laying Solutions

The tiles are available in the following finishes: Dazzle, Durastone, Digital Durastone, Full Polished, Glossy, Lapato, Lucido, Matt, Metallic, Rustic, Rustic Matt, Satin, Semi Glossy, Soluble Salts, Stone, Sugar Hone, Satin Matt, Twin Charge, Ultra Charge, Wood, Crystalo Polish.

The company’s manufacturing operations are held at Kadi (Gujarat) and Kassar (Haryana) along with other joint venture plants.

NITCO Limited:
Headquartered in Mumbai, India, NITCO Group consists of NITCO wall and floor tiles, NITCO Art and NITCO Marble. The company was established in 1953 with the production of ‘Terrazzo tiles’. NITCO is the first tile manufacturing company to be awarded with GreenPro certification for ceramic and GVT Tiles. Its range of floor and wall tiles cover all spaces such as bathrooms, living rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, outdoors and commercial tiles. It is the only Indian company to manufacture tiles in Italy. NITCO is the tile supplier to over 40 countries including Nepal, Belgium, South Africa, Ireland, UAE, Bhutan, Uganda, Bahrain, Taiwan, Australia, Maldives, Zambia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Kenya, Canada and more.

NITCO has 7 major categories in tiles:

  • Ceramic Wall Tiles
  • Ceramic Floor Tiles
  • Glazed Vitrified tiles
  • Vitrified DCH Tiles
  • Vitrified Heavy Duty Tiles
  • Vitrified SST Tiles
  • Made in Italy Tiles

NITCO’s manufacturing units for tiles are situated in Alibaug and Morbi, for marble in Silvassa and for Mosaico in Mumbai. Its branch offices are spread across 20 Indian states.

Orientbell Limited:
Founded in 1977, Orientbell is one of the leading Indian tile brands manufacturing a variety of tiles covering a wide range of applications. The company has more than 2500 outlets spread across the country along with 9 flagship stores known as Orientbell Tile Boutiques. Its production capacity is close to 30 million square meters.

Orientbell has the following categories in tiles:

  • Ceramic Tiles
  • Vitrified Tiles
  • Glazed Vitrified Tiles
  • Polished Vitrified Tiles
  • Double Charge Vitrified Tiles
  • Porcelain Tiles
  • Nano Tiles
  • Full Body Vitrified Tiles
  • Designer Tiles
  • Cool Tiles
  • Forever Tiles
  • Anti-skid Tiles

The tiles are available in natural/matt, glossy, metallic, sugar/lapato, super glossy and rocker/reactive finishes.

The company’s manufacturing plants are located at 3 key locations namely Sikanderpur in UP, Hoskote in Karnataka and Dora in Gujarat.

Asian Granito India Limited:
Set up in the year 2000, Asian Granito India Ltd. is one of the largest ceramic companies in India. The company has a pan India presence with more than 300 showrooms spread across the country. It also exports to more than 58 countries. It is the first-ever Indian tile company to have launched the largest showroom in Johannesburg, South Africa. The company’s first plant for vitrified tiles was set up at Himatnagar, Gujarat in the year 2003 with a production capacity of 4000 square meters per day.

The company deals into the following category of tiles:

  • Wall tiles
  • Polished Vitrified Tiles
  • Ceramic Floor Tiles
  • Glazed Vitrified Collection (Grestek)
  • GrestekMarblex
  • Outdoor Tiles
  • Tac Tiles
  • Composite Marble Tiles
  • Quartz Tiles

The company has 8 ultra-modern plants spread over an area of 3,20,000 sq.mt across Gujarat.

Tiles add to the space’s aesthetics, beauty and value and thereby, hold high importance in the matter of selection. Since they play a pivotal role in deciding the look and feel of the space, one wouldn’t want to compromise in its selection.  BuildSupply is a one-stop destination for all building material requirements including tiles. It gives buyers an option to choose from a wide range of tile brands at one single platform.

References:

https://www.nitco.in/
https://www.kajariaceramics.com/
https://www.somanyceramics.com/
https://www.orientbell.com/
https://www.aglasiangranito.com/
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/asian-granito-india-ltd/infocompanyhistory/companyid-19654.cms

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