M/s Skora Coatings, Satara
The partnership firm has set up a SSI unit at H-15, Old MIDC, Satara in 1999 for the manufacture of Red Oxide. Gradually, the firm has expanded its activities and is now manufacturing Interior, Exterior & Industrial Paints. Earlier, the name of the firm was Indian Paints. The brand names of exterior paints are Shakti, Mr Protect, Vertex, Mr Care, Mr Perfect, Mr Value, etc. Brand names of interior paints are Majestic premium, Touchwell, Imperial Superior, etc. brand names of Industrial paints are Metguard, Prometal, R mark, etc.
The firm is promoted by Mr Nitin Kadam & Mrs Hemlata Kadam. Mr Nitin Kadam has done MBA from JBIMS, Mumbai University. Initially, he did job for 3 years in Mumbai at various companies including Godrej. Mrs Hemlata Kadam is postgraduate in Science and she looks after production and factory administration. Mr Nitin Kadam looks after marketing, finance, etc.
The company has set up a state of Art Manufacturing plant. Plant & Machinery includes grinders, blenders, tinting machine, **, **, R & D equipments, laboratory equipments, etc. The firm has IS) 9001-2008 certification. The firm takes painting contracts through its sister concern. The firm has provided employment to 15 persons in the factory and at present has about 700 painting staff through its sister concern.
The firm has now developed Quartz –Shield Technology which makes paints durable and water repellent. The painting also can be done in monsoon period due to firm’s unique SmartDry Technology. Furthermore, any existing moisture that may exist inside the walls can escape trough their unique Smart Breathe Technology which allows walls to breathe while still preventing water on the outside from penetrating the surface of the wall. The firm gives 15 years guarantee at competitive cost.
Presently, the company’s markets its products in Maharashtra. The firm has painted 9 Cr sq ft surface area so far in various districts like**, **, **,…and catered to housing, hospitals, **, **, etc. We have developed and marketing unique franchisee program which will be established at Maharashtra and Gujarat and this shall be our future journey a head.
We would like to empanel 500 skilled painters for completing our projects.
Skora paints has now developed the technology, which is made in India, made for India, made by India and we are very keen to develop and protect the environment of India. Our technology ensure not only long term durability but also ensure that no defects such as 1) Leakage 2) Dampness 3) Efflorescence 4) Honey Comb 5) Damage by CO2 6) Peeling Flaking 7) Chalking 8) Mould 9) Surfactant Leaching and 10) Algae Growth is developed on the paint coating and that is why we offer life time guarantee.
The company has received District award from Govt. of Maharashtra.
Sales turnover of the company increased from Rs 91 Lacs in 2014-15 to Rs 1.90 Cr in 2017-18. The estimated turnover in 2018-19 is Rs 3.5 Cr. Hereafter, the firm has planned large expansion and sales turnover of Rs 50 Cr is expected to be achieved in next 4 years. The company is availing banking facilities from Saraswat Bank.