The move follows the company’s aim to become number 1 brand in the hygiene products category in India.
Unicharm India Pvt. Ltd. will be launching its biggest manufacturing facility in Sanand, an industrial area in Ahmedabad. Unicharm is a leading manufacturer of disposable hygiene products.
The new production unit will be spread over 3,00,000 sq. meter area. It will facilitate the supply of Unicharm’s popular products, namely MamyPoko, Sofy and Lifree, to be able to cater to their rising demand in the country.
Unicharm will also use the new facility for exporting the products to 4-5 key international markets. The company has already signed Indian suppliers for the raw materials for its products.
The move follows the company’s aim to become the number 1 brand in the hygiene products category in India.
Takahisa Takahara, Global CEO of Unicharm, said, "India is special to us and the love that we’ve seen here over the past 10 years is overwhelming. Driven by our NOLA & DOLA philosophy, the team has been able to develop products by understanding the needs of consumers and bringing the best hygiene practices, powered by Japanese quality and experience. I am excited to be a part of this important milestone which marks our 10th year in the country and expansion of our operations."
Kenji Takaku, Managing Director of Unicharm India, said, "With the opening of our plant in Ahmedabad, we have taken our commitment towards India to a new high. We are also dedicated towards the hygiene and health of the Indian community and aim to deliver quality products and services that customers in India expect. The expansion of our manufacturing base will also open the door for the employment generation and local sourcing in the country. Our partners and consumers have been integral to this incredible journey and we are grateful for their continued love and support."