Tiles manufacturing sector is one of the most growing sectors in India's economy. However, they have their market of individual buyers. It heavily relies on the construction sector's growth, especially in commercial and residential dwellings.
Did You Know? India has the current installed capacity of 1080 million sq. meters of tiles manufacturing, the World’s second after China, with domestic needs of only 760 million sq. meters.
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Top 10 Tiles Companies in India
With the world's 2nd Largest producer of tiles, India has a vast market to feed the needs of the construction sector.
Here is a list of Top 10 Tiles Companies in India in the year 2023
1. Kajaria Ceramics Ltd.
Headquarters: New Delhi, India
With 68 Million. Sq. meters, Kajaria Ceramics Ltd. holds the number one position on our list. The Company has the largest capacity of Ceramic tiles in India. It has 7 plants in India spread across various states major being Rajasthan and Gujrat.
Kajaria Tiles have invested heavily in plant capacity building with world-class technology. It produces one of the finest tiles in India with zero chances of human error. Kajaria Tiles have also built upon its design inspired by various aesthetics, It employs one of the finest designers for its tiles' glossy and appealing look. The company invests in innovations as well to maintain its dominance in the market.
The Company managed to design more than 2800 options across various tile offerings. Each has its own unique design and appeal for every set of diversified consumers. Kajaria Ceramics Ltd. identifies two factors for its continued dominance in the market, one is the Kajaria brand itself and the wide distribution network spread across every reach of customers in the market.
2. Somany Ceramics Ltd.
Headquarters: Wholesale Building Materials, Noida, Uttar Pradesh
With a total production capacity of 60 million square meters, Somany Ceramics Ltd. stood 2nd on our list. The Company has a significant presence in India with various ranges of Ceramics tiles supported by a strong distribution network even in the remote small cities of India. Founded by Late Shri H. L. Somany in 1969, the Company expanded into an international tiles manufacturing company. It has a presence in Africa, the UK, Middle east Asia, and Russia powered by its established plants in Kadi, Gujrat, and Kassar, Haryana.
Somany Ceramics has also entered into several joint ventures to expand its production capabilities. It has recently signed Popular actor and media personality Mr. Salman Khan as its official Brand Ambestor to increase brand awareness in India.
3. Grindwell Norton Ltd.
Headquarters: Bangalore, Karnataka
Grindwell Norton Ltd. is a publicly traded company in India, listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange. The Company is a subsidiary of French Manufacturing Company Saint-Gobain which holds 51.66% of equity interest in the Company.
The company holds two tile manufacturing plants in India, one in Bangalore itself and another one in Halol, Gujrat. The unique tile design has the company stand out in the market. It has spent on innovation to make the best quality tiles for Indian buyers. The company has diversified into multiple other businesses like Certain Teed and INDEC.
4. Asian Granito India Ltd.
Headquarters: Ahmedabad, Gujrat
With The largest manufacturer of Vitrified, Wall & Floor tiles, Composite Marble and Quartz Stone and Bathware Products in India, The Company holds 4th position in our list. In a short span of 27 years, the company has emerged as the most profitable Company in the segment. It has leveraged its innovation to win the heart of consumers. The company has a presence in more than 100 countries worldwide.
Asian Granito India Ltd. is one of the fastest growing companies in the decor industry. It leverages its capabilities to provide the most value to the customers from its wide range of tiles.
5. Cera Sanitaryware Ltd.
Headquarters: Ahmedabad, Gujrat
With the Current leadership of V Krishnamurthy, Cera Sanitaryware Ltd holds 5th position in our top 10 list of tiles Companies in India. Cera Sanitaryware is one of the leading manufacturers of ceramic tiles in India. With its unique styles, the company has shown substantial growth in the market. Besides, The company deals in an extensive product portfolio of sanitaryware items including high-end showers, steam, cubicles, and whirlpools.
Cera Sanitaryware invests in innovative technology to facilitate world-class designs for tiles. The Company was the first to use natural gas in its production facilities, which is one of the purest forms of conventional energy to provide an extra shine to the products. It is planning to increase its production capacity of sanitaryware items from 2.3 million to 2.7 million, a nearly 35% net increase.
Cera Sanitaryware identifies 3 words as its key success factor. Style, Innovation, Leadership.
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6. HSIL Ltd.
Headquarters: Gurugram, Haryana, India
HSIL (Hindustan Sanitary ware & Industries Ltd) was incorporated by Somany Group and Tyfords Ltd. It is initially planned to introduce Vitreous China ceramic in India. The company commenced its operations only in 1962 by establishing its plant in Bahadurgarh, Haryana. In the year 1999, It acquired Raasi Ceramics of Hyderabad to further expand its presence in south India. It has since then introduced various shades, colours, and styles in its wide range of products for a diversified range of customers.
7. Nitco Ltd.
Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Founded in the early Industrial revolution in India, Nitco Ltd. has through ancient and unique aesthetics made a name for itself in the market. The company initially struggled to maintain a consistent bottom line profit in its few years of incorporation due to limited demand for Ceramic Tiles in India. However, the company had partnered with ERP software vendor SAP in the year 2006 to build upon its operations with a complete Cloud-based ERP integrated system. Since then Nitco tiles expanded its operations into all the major cities in India.
8. Bajaj Tiles
Headquarters: Ahmedabad, Gujrat, India
Bajaj Tiles is one of the leading manufacturers and exporters of glazed wall tiles, digital wall tiles, and heavy-duty industrial tiles In India. The Company is based in the state of Gujarat, India.
Bajaj Tiles has one of the strongest ethics in the Business powered by innovations and experience to provide a world-class innovative range of products. The company footprints both domestically and internationally as well.
9. Orient Bell Ltd.
Headquarters: New Delhi, India
With a current production capacity of 30 million square meters, Orient Bell Ltd. has made its place at 9 in our top 10 tiles Company List in India 2023. It has 3 plants in India, the company offers its products to a wide range of customers with close to 2500 retailers selling their products, even in remote cities of India.
Orient Bells Ltd. believes in the better future of India and Invests its Corporate Social Responsibility funds in swatch Bharat Abhiyan. Due to its high ethics of business, The company regularly receives government contracts to supply tiles in Government funded establishments. Orient Bells also invest in innovations to bring new and exciting designs into its product range with high quality and reliability.
10. Rak Ceramics India Pvt. Ltd.
Headquarters: Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
Rak Ceramics India Pvt. Ltd. is a fully owned subsidiary of RAK Ceramics, One of the largest manufacturers of tiles in the world. It has a current installed capacity of 118 million square meters of tiles. Rak Ceramics controls its business in India through Rak Ceramics India Pvt. Ltd. The company has been one of the most ventures for the group.
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The Ceramics Industry has one of the largest markets in India with growth in the real estate market and the government's push for low-cost housing has increased the demand for sanitaryware from 12 to 15 %. The Industry holds a strong future for growth and expansion. Apart from the domestic market,
This industry has a major market internationally in the middle east Asia and Europe. According to a report on the Ceramic Industry published by Messe Muenchen, 20 % of the total exports of ceramics are exported to Saudi Arabia.
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