Kokuyo Camlin opens new Rs100-cr plant at Patalganga
Leading manufacturer of stationery and colour materials as well as art materials, Kokuyo Camlin has opened a new plant at Patalganga near here, which is the largest for the Japanese company.
The company earlier known as Camlin, has invested Rs 100 crore in the factory located near the Nhava Sheva (JNPT) port and will serve both as a hub for domestic as well as international demand, primarily from Japan.
Kokuyo Camlin products lead in segments like markers, mechanical pencils, crayons etc, and all these items will be manufactured at the new plant.
The new factory will manufacture over 200 product SKUs (stock keeping units) and will also maintain a permanent R&D facility of the inks, adhesive and the plastics injection moulding.
The plant is spread over 56,000 sq m with a 27,268 sq m factory and office complex making it the largest among Kokuyo group stationery factories in Japan, along with China, Vietnam and Thailand. pti