Solar plant

This plant is the world’s largest solar drying unit. The application areas of drying food products like tea, coffer, paper, chilli etc have been successfully demonstrated.

The world’s first solar based incubators for hatching of eggs were developed here.

Industrial effluent evaporation was developed to prevent percolation of harmful effluents into the land.

In 2002, a new solar geyser Polyzol was introduced. The development of solar water heater for hard water application was introduced in the market. A 30-storied apartment in Pune was installed with the world’s first multistoried solar heaters.

In addition to Polyzol SunMaxx branded solar geyser based on evacuated tube technology has found a market demand. Kotak Urja is the only Indian company with Solar
Keymark from TUV, Germany & Certif, Europe and the Indian ISI mark.

Madurai Kamaraja University, an approved test centre of MNRE has qualified Kotak Urja as the foremost among the 60 solar manufacturers in India on the basis of quality tests and consistency.

The company spread its mission into Solar PV in 2005 and has been recognised by MNRE, DGS&D, CPRI, EDTC etc.

The company has also electrified villages by way of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP).

From 2007, more than one lakh lanterns have been bringing lights into rural homes. The SunHome, a comprehensive home lighting unit has been introduced this year. 

This unit powers fans, TVs, music systems in addition to CFL lamps, thereby eliminating the limitations of a DC system. It is suitable for both rural and urban populations. The entry of the LED lantern and energy saving street lights has been recognised by NHAI.

The company plans to introduce solar based air conditioning and cooking devices.

Reductions in power consumption by 1000 MWh and a million tonne of CO2 reduction have been accomplished by the company, which has been doing its bit for the environment.

New range of floors

Revamping your home with the finest floor need not burn a hole in your wallet. Pergo, the global leaders in laminate flooring introduces their silver quality range of floors - Pergo Domestiq Plus.

In India, the only high pressure laminate equipped with the patented SoundBloc, the Pergo Domestiq Plus is priced at Rs 181 per sq. ft. The perfect choice for heavy residential or medium commercial traffic, this range is now available in four new colours: walnut plank, white oak plank, smoked acacia plank and the traditional plank.

Equipped with additional features like patented TitanX surface, Smartlock and Triple Moisture Protection System, the Domestiq Plus comes with an exclusive full value, non-declining 20 years triple guarantee, to protect your floors from stains, wear off and fading.

People are choosing to create homes that reflect their individual sense of style and sophistication. Everyone aspires to make their home as magnificent as it can get.

Pergo’s Domestiq Plus  range embodies the traits of Pergo’s high end range of flooring and the inspiring wooden designs gives a room a serene, cozy and warm ambiance. All patterns feature Pergo’s double locking click system which like its contract counterparts has been impregnated to improve its protection against water, ideal for the humid Indian climate.


Orient Ceramics and Industries Limited (OCIL), India’s tile manufacturing company, announced the launch of its new Premium Decorative Ceramics brand ‘Stiler’ in India.

With the launch of the new brand, the company aims to capture a formidable share of the fast growing premium decorative ceramics market in India.

The Stiler brand offers exquisite, value-added solutions that completely transform the living spaces.

The super-luxurious range includes Highlights, Borders, Mosaics, Decors, Listels and other items that add a touch of class and elegance to the existing décor. The innovative and exclusive designs complement regular tiles to create an ambience of grandeur and luxury.

The Stiler range is a brainchild of Maria Jose Castillo, Orient’s resident Chief Product and Solution Designer and a world-renowned tile designer of Spanish origin.

The designs inculcate global themes and inspirations and offer premium decorative solutions for high-end homes. Each design in the Stiler range is unique in terms of design, texture amd raw materials.


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