US-based multinational Colgate-Palmolive has inaugurated its first India-based toothbrush production unit this week, located 55km from Chennai.
The site has the production capacity for 220 million toothbrushes and is part of a Rs 450 crore investment. Set on 25 acres of investment land, the oral care company proposes to increase the production capacity at the site to 600 million toothbrushes in the future.
Fabian T Garcia, Chief Operating Officer at Colgate-Palmolive said, “I am happy to inaugurate Colgate’s very first toothbrush production unit of India in Sri City. For the past eight decades Colgate has been serving India with its high quality oral care products. This strong relationship and the trust of generations of consumers, built over decades of operations in India, make Colgate ‘most trusted brand’ for the past five consecutive years.”