• National record set for largest number of plumber meets simultaneously held across the nation in a day, on World Plumbing Day
• Largest plumber meet conducted by Finolex Industries Ltd.
• Participation from more than 3,000 plumbers across 26 states and 58 cities
New Delhi, 20th October 2016: Finolex Industries Ltd, one of the largest pipes and fittings manufacturer in India has been awarded with the National Record certificate by The Limca Book of Records for conducting the largest number of plumbers meets organized simultaneously across 26 states and 58 cities on 11 March, 2016.
The activity which was carried out on the occasion of World Plumbing Day was recognized and appreciated by senior plumbers across the country, appreciating the initiative and the company’s dedication in creating a well-trained eco system for new plumbers. The meets focused on the importance of skilled plumbers in the country. More than 3,000 plumbers participated in this activity.
Mr. Nitin Kulkarni, President- Sales & Marketing, Finolex Industries Ltd. expressed his gratitude, saying, “We would sincerely like to thank the Limca Book of Records team for awarding us the certificate and acknowledging the work done by Finolex Industries. We feel great pride and greater responsibility to conduct similar activities in the future, while attempting to empower the plumber community with skills required for the job.” He added, “Skill development is the first step towards employment generation and a better lifestyle. The contribution of the construction industry in the country’s GDP is significant, and plumbers are one of the important pillars of this industry. Finolex takes active part in training and development of the plumbers. We have already collaborated with Kushal - a training wing of CREDAI Pune Metro for training plumbers in the country.”
The plumber meets were aimed at imparting training about the best industry practices and technologies to plumbers and felicitate them for their contribution towards maintaining hygiene, sanitation, and saving water. The response from the plumbing community for this event was encouraging. While the company continues its interaction with the plumbing community by conducting plumbers meet throughout the year in various parts of the country, going forward, it also plans to increase the size and scale of these events.
About Finolex Industries:
Finolex Industries Limited, headquartered in Pune, is the market leader in the supply of PVC pipes & fittings for the agriculture and non-agricultural sector that includes housing, industry and construction. Through their unique expertise, they have been able to focus on the concept of water management, which will become even more crucial in the coming years.
Finolex is India’s largest backward integrated PVC Pipes and Fittings’ manufacturer with a production capacity of 2, 50,000 MT per annum. Their state-of-the-art manufacturing plants at Ratnagiri, Urse in Pune and Masar in Gujarat help to provide significant resources to better serve customers. Finolex’s resin manufacturing facility in Ratnagiri, set in technical collaboration with Uhde GmbH, Germany with Hoechst technology, and spread across an area of 650 acres of land, provides a consistent supply of superior quality resin to their plants which guarantees top line quality products. The open sea cryogenic jetty, the first of its kind in the Indian private sector, has been the hallmark of their PVC complex. Finolex is the first Indian PVC Pipes manufacturer to have been awarded the IS/ISO 9001-2008 certification.
Finolex consistently produces only the highest quality products and provides exceptional service in order to maximize customer satisfaction. They are marching ahead in innovation and technology bringing forth new products and solutions by continuously increasing production capacity. This in turn aids them to meet their strategic goals for the future. Finolex takes pride in being able to maintain and constantly improve living standards through offering products as serves the growing needs of our nation by remaining committed to their core values of providing impeccable quality, products and services.
Finolex’s major strength lies in their skilled workforce. Finolex is recognized and attributes their operating excellence and success to their employees. They have an extremely strong presence throughout the country, with a wide network of over 17,000 dealers and sub-dealers who work as their extended arm in bringing a wide range of agriculture, plumbing and sanitation pipes, fittings and solvent cement to customers. Their core values of quality, trust and integrity help to build an unbreakable bond with customers and stakeholders.
Finolex believes in performance with purpose and are deeply concerned about society and our community. They have been actively working along with Mukul Madhav Foundation, its strategic CSR partner, in contributing to the social and economic development of the underprivileged sections of society in and around the plants in Ratnagiri, Pune and Masar with special focus on education, healthcare, community development, environment and self-development. The focus is on women and children, thus, enabling the deprived to improve their quality of life through good education and accessible healthcare facilities. Finolex strives to seek a way to connect urban population with the rural and urge people to pledge to save water and the environment.
Finolex has been awarded India’s most Trusted Brand in the category “Manufacturing - Pipes” by Brand Trust Report, “Excellence in CSR” by Amity Global School, “Support and Improvement in Quality of Education” by Global CSR Excellence & Leadership Awards and recently recognised by the Economic Times as “Top 100 Brands in the Architecture and Design Sector.”