Hawkins Cookers

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Hawkins Cookers Limited
Public company (BSE508486)
IndustryConsumer Product Manufacturers
FounderH. D. Vasudeva[1] in partnership with L. G. Hawkins & Co. Ltd. (founded in 1921 by Lawrence George Hawkins [2])
HeadquartersMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Key people
Mr. Brahm Vasudeva(Chairman)
Subhadip Dutta Choudhury(CEO & VC)[3]
ProductsCookers and Futura Cookware.
Revenue4.57 billion (US$64 million)[4]
570 million (US$7.9 million)
382.8 million (US$5.3 million)
Total assets1.695 billion (US$24 million)
Total equity548 million (US$7.6 million)
Number of employees

Hawkins Cookers Limited is an Indian company, based in Mumbai and manufactures pressure cookers and cookware,[6] The company has three manufacturing plants at Thane, Hoshiarpur and Jaunpur. It manufactures under brand names of Hawkins, Futura, Contura, Hevibase, Big Boy and Ventura. Hawkins is one of the largest pressure cooker manufacturers in India and exports its products to more than 40 countries.[7]

The company is traded on the Bombay Stock Exchange under the symbol HWKN. It has raised funds through "fixed deposits", a term for high-interest term deposits issued by industrial companies rather than banks.[8]

Hawkins has sold over 69 million pressure cookers worldwide. Today, it makes 65 different models of pressure cookers in eight different types. All Hawkins pressure cookers are listed by Underwriters Laboratories Inc., USA, an independent institution testing products for public safety. Hawkins pressure cookers feature an inside-fitting lid, which cannot be opened until the steam pressure inside the cooker falls to a safe level. Hawkins was listed as India's most trusted kitchen appliance brand by The Brand Trust Report 2015.[9]

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  1. ^ "About The Company". Hawkinscookers.com. Retrieved 23 November 2010.
  2. ^ "LG Hawkins". teasmade. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  3. ^ "About The Company". Hawkinscookers.com. Retrieved 23 November 2010.
  4. ^ http://www.bseindia.com/bseplus/AnnualReport/508486/5084860313.pdf
  5. ^ http://www.bseindia.com/bseplus/AnnualReport/508486/5084860313.pdf
  6. ^ "Contact us". Hawkinscookers.com. Retrieved 23 November 2010.
  7. ^ Garg, Vinod Kumar; Venkitakrishnan, N. K. (2004). Enterprise Resource Planning: Concepts and Practice. Prentice Hall of India. p. 138. ISBN 81-203-2254-1.
  8. ^ The Hindu, Tuesday, 25 September 2001, "Companies find fixed deposits simple and attractive"
  9. ^ Chandramouli (2015). The Brand Trust Report India Study 2015. TRA. pp. 156–157. ISBN 978-81-920823-8-7.