Jyothy Laboratories

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Jyothy Laboratories Ltd
Public company (BSE532926, NSEJYOTHYLAB)
Industry Fast-moving consumer goods
Founded 1983
Founder M P Ramachandran
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Area served
India
Revenue Increase 5.82 billion (US$92 million)(2010)[1]
Increase 800 million (US$13 million)(2010)[1]
Website [1]

Jyothy Laboratories Ltd (BSE532926, NSEJYOTHYLAB) is a Mumbai-based fast-moving consumer goods company founded in 1983.[2][3] In 2009–10 the company reported a turnover of 5.82 billion (US$92 million) and profit of 800 million (US$13 million).[1] The company has 21 manufacturing units at 14 locations across India.[4] The company originated in Kandanassery, near Guruvayur in Thrissur district of Kerala State by M P Ramachandran.[5] It has 6 business divisions namely Fabric Care, Household Insecticide, Utensil Cleaners, Fragrances, Personal Care and Fabric Care Service.[6] Ujala, Maxo, Exo, Jeeva and Maya are some of the brands it owns under these divisions.[3] Ujala is the biggest brand in the company portfolio and contributing up to 46% (in 2010) of the company revenues. The company is the largest player in the fabric whitener space in India with a market share of 72%.[7] On 5 May 2011 Jyothy Laboratories bought 50.97% stake in Henkel India. It has offered to buy 20% more in Henkel India through a compulsory open offer mandated by SEBI norms[8][9]

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  1. ^ a b c Business Standard (17 March 2011). "Jyothy Labs set to snap up Henkel India". Business-standard.com. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Jyothy Laboratories Limited. – Contact Us". Jyothylaboratories.com. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "JYOTHY LABORATORIES LTD (JYOTHYLAB:National Stock Exchange of India): Stock Quote & Company Profile – BusinessWeek". Investing.businessweek.com. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  4. ^ "Jyothy Laboratories Limited. – Manufacturing Failities". Jyothylaboratories.com. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Kandanassery and Thrissur". Moneycontrol.com. 
  6. ^ "Jyothy Laboratories Limited. – Who We Are". Jyothylaboratories.com. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  7. ^ "Jyothy Laboratories Ltd rectifies Ujala skew, grows other brands – Money – DNA". Dnaindia.com. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  8. ^ "Jyothy Laboratories buys Henkel AG stake in India subsidary [sic] for Rs 617 crore – Economic Times". Articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  9. ^ "Jyothy offers to buy 20% more in Henkel India at Rs 41.20/shar – Economic Times". Articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 

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