Industry Trends – Snapshot

Industry Trends - Snapshot

Plywood makers cautious despite softer raw material price

Indian timber prices had shot up in July, much to the discomfort of plywood makers. However, it started to cool off in the later part of second quarter. ...
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Industry Trends - Snapshot

Home automation has a bright future

Building automation & control system (BACS) which is in a nascent stage in India is going to play a vital role in integrated building planning in the coming ...
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Paint makers keep their fingers crossed

The paint industry which was aiming to continue its good show of first quarter, received a sort of jolt from Monsoon which was heavy in many parts of ...
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There are reasons for cement industry to be optimistic

India is the second largest producer of cement in the world after China, having the effective production capacity of around 475MTPA as of FY19. By 2022, the production ...
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Normalcy returns to MDF market

After last year’s turmoil, a semblance of normalcy is returning to MDF market where the price slide has stopped and new capacity addition has become rare. As far ...
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Why plumbing pipes industry buoyant?

Historically plumbing pipes industry’s fortunes are closely linked to that of real estate sector. However, now the things have changed for the industry for the better – plumbing ...
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Plywood industry witnessing flattish growth

Plywood industry is passing through one of its toughest phases as demand continues to be subdued with industry growing merely 2–3%. As real estate demand remains muted the ...
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AC makers are happy with rising volume

It was a good summer season for air conditioner manufacturers which was in turn due to increased summer temperature and also delayed arrival of Monsoon. In fact, delayed ...
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Paint makers capture sizeable share in waterproofing business

Waterproofing business is no longer dominated by the unorganised sector nor is a happy hunting ground for any single company in the organised sector. Over the years many ...
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There is something to cheer about for home textile exporters

It has been many quarters since we last saw smiles on the face of our home textile exporters. The second quarter of the current calendar year in all ...
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