This event was held at Hotel Renaissance, Powai, Mumbai on 30 and 31.10.09, which is a showcase exhibition for AlcoBev industry. The exhibition was organised by SAP Media and who’s who of the AlcoBev Industry participated like United Spirits Ltd, United Breweries Ltd. Pernod Ricard, Bacardi, Radico Khaitan, Tilaknagar Industries, John Distilleries, Amrut Distilleries, South African Breweries, etc.
The award is significant as it has been given by the industry to its largest supplier of glass packaging and a matter of pride for Mr. Somany.
Mr. Mukul Somany was deeply humbled on receiving the award from a platform of customers who are HNGIL’s largest base. He thanked the organisers and said that “ This award reflects the support of my family, business associates, employees, last but not the least the customers in our path of progress”
Hindusthan National Glass & Ind Ltd. (HNG) is the largest container glass manufacturers in India with a 60% plus market share and an annual income of more than Rs. 1300 crores, as recorded in FY 08-09. HNG was founded by Mr. C.K. Somany - a visionary entrepreneur in 1952 with the inauguration of India’s first fully automatic glass container manufacturing plant at Rishra, near Calcutta. Headquartered in Kolkata, HNG’s pan-India manufacturing operations are spread over six centres Rishra, Bahadurgarh, Rishikesh, Puducherry, Nashik and Neemrana and its products are available in more than 20 countries. The company possesses an operational capacity of 2575 TPD (11 furnaces and 44 production lines with fully-automated IS machines) sourced from reputed global technology providers of glass industry from Europe and US.