Bhubaneswar Buzz

Kurl-on Rs 1 billion Odisha plant to go on stream in December-end

Country’s leading mattress seller Kurl-on plans to commission the first phase of its new plant at Bhubaneswar in December this year.

“We aim to commission the first phase of our second plant in Bhubaneswar by the end of December 2018. The new plant is coming up on 19 acres of land”, said Ashutosh Vaidya, Chief Marketing Officer, Kurl-on.

The new plant will see an investment of Rs 650 million in the first phase with a production capacity of 2,500 mattresses per day to start with and will be stepped up to 4,500 per day, he added.

The mattress company already has a plant in Bhubaneswar. Mattresses are supplied from here to states like Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and north-eastern states in addition to various parts of Odisha.

In the final phase, the company will invest about Rs 400 million at the new Bhubaneswar facility. The company is also coming up with another facility at Assam for which, a pact has been signed with the state government.

The Assam plant will see an investment of Rs one billion and will produce sofa, mattress and furniture.

“Our new manufacturing plant in Bhubaneswar along with existing plant and the new plant in Assam will take the installed manufacturing capacity to over one hundred thousand mattresses per month”, the company said.

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