Detergents are defined as complete washing or cleaning products, which contain among their ingredients an organic surface-active compound (Surfactant) that passes soil-removal properties.
Detergent cake and detergent powder are largely used in the domestic houses, commercial sectors, hotel industries, garment industries and in many other sections of the society. There are renowned organized as well as unorganized private sectors, engaged in this production. The technology, involved in the high priced detergent powder and cakes is charged nowadays.
The detergent industry is worth Rs 13,000 crores and industry players are constantly improving their products to suit the changing needs of consumers. Today, consumers have a number of products to choose from, which is why companies are constantly upgrading their products and coming up with better and innovative advertising campaigns to increase their market share.
Due to the increase in population, higher urbanization, spread of education and rising levels of income and consumption, the overall growth of the detergent market has been in double digits from last several years. Thus, due to demand it is a good project for entrepreneurs to invest.
Few Indian major players are as under
· Advance Home & Personal Care Ltd.
· Arochem Silvassa Ltd.
· B B F Industries Ltd.
· Calcutta Detergents Pvt. Ltd.
· Corona Plus Inds. Ltd.
· Ghari Industries Pvt. Ltd.
· Henkel Spic India Ltd.
· Jyothy Consumer Products Ltd.
· K T C Pvt. Ltd.
· Kanpur Detergents & Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.