Meeting With TN Chief Minister in ROCA Group HQ Spain, Madrid
Roca Group, the world leader in design, production, and marketing of products for the bathroom. The company, with a firm commitment to sustainable development accredited throughout its century-long history, had the privilege of meeting with TN Chief Minister and his delegation in Madrid, Spain.
This meeting aims to generate positive impact in three fundamental areas: People, Planet and Prosperity. Roca Group seeks to improve people’s lives and contribute to the preservation of its environment by creating shared value that allows reinvestment, on one hand, for the development of quality jobs and, on the other, for the care of the environment.
Roca Bathroom Products Private Limited (Roca India) is the market leader in the category and products sold under the brand name “Laufen,” “Roca,” “Parryware” and “Johnson Pedder”. The company has 9 factories in India out of which 4 factories are in Tamil Nadu at Ranipet, Perundurai, Sriperumbudur, and Irungatukottai.
The Investor-Friendly Ecosystem in Tamil Nadu and their commitment to the investors, employees and environment has helped Roca India to increase their footprint in Tamil Nadu over last many decades.
The meeting in Spain was attended by Mr, Carlos Velazquez, ROCA Global Director and Mr. K Nirmal Kumar, Managing Director of Roca India.
ROCA India MD Mr K.Nirmal Kumar said post interaction with the Honourable Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and his very industrial friendly delegation visiting Spain ” ROCA India has committed to invest further in Process Automation to Export products to Europe and Australia, Capacity Expansion in Pipes and Fittings and upgrade the Sanitaryware and Plastics Technical Centre to world standards in Tamil Nādu. Apart from the above, Roca India will be continuously modernising their factories to produce products meeting the consumer demand. The overall investment will be to a tune of Rs.400 crores of which shows ROCA Worldwide confidence in Tamil Nadu
ROCA India MD Mr K.Nirmal Kumar said, “All these factories produce goods which are supplied across the globe including Europe, which demands the best quality and environment-friendly production methods” and ROCA India is indeed leveraging the vast and technologically savvy workforce readily available in youth of Tamil Nādu.” ROCA Global Director, Mr Carlos Velazquez said “In India efforts are on modernizing factories in line with steep reduction in CO2 emission.In India, 7 out of 9 factories of ROCA are partially powered by Solar energy ensuring Green and sustainable energy.”
To decarbonise the inherent energy and carbon-intensive production of ceramic goods 1, the company has successfully commissioned the World First Electric Kiln to produce sanitaryware at its Laufen plant in Gmunden (Austria). This initiative will position Roca Group as a First Player in the World with a Net-Zero Sanitary Ceramics Production Plan with a significant knock-on effect over the whole sector.