KPR Mill to enter branded retail business

KPR Mill Limited, which makes yarn, garments and sugar, said it has decided to enter into what it called ‘branded retail business’. “We wish to inform you that KPR plans to enter into branded retail business,” the company said in a regulatory filing. “(We have) initiated building up the retail business team,” it said. However, […]

JSW Energy appoints GM executive to head its electric vehicle unit

Power generation company JSW Energy Ltd said it has appointed auto industry veteran Sergio Luiz Pegoraro Rocha of Brazil to head its upcoming electric vehicle unit. In his previous stint, he was President, CEO and Chairman of GM Korea (General Motors, Korea), Uzbekistan and Vietnam operations based out of Seoul, South Korea. The power company […]

Arvind Ltd ties up with Adient to manufacture auto-seat fabrics

Textile and garments maker Arvind Ltd said it set up a joint venture with global auto-seat specialist Adient to manufacture automotive seat fabrics in India. Adient Arvind Automotive Fabrics will be based in Ahmedabad, India, and will supply materials both to Indian and foreign customers of Adient. “The joint venture will benefit from synergies between […]

Eveready to float FMCG joint venture with Indonesia-based Wings group

Battery and electrical goods maker Eveready Industries India said it will float a joint venture the Wings Group of Indonesia to enter the market of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) in India. Eveready will acquire 30% shares in the new company, with the remaining held by Universal Wellbeing Pte. Ltd, part of the Wings Group. […]

TT to set up mega garment plant in UP to move from textiles to garments

TT Ltd said it has decided to set up a mega garment plant in place of Spinning Machinery at Gajroula in Uttar Pradesh. The move is part of its attempt to diversify from textile making to making garments. “TT is exiting from spinning and entering the garmenting and fabric business on a massive scale,” the […]