H & R Johnson (India), leaders in the ceramic industry, today launched their new and innovative range of premium sanitaryware and faucets – Johnson International – at Park Regis in Goa. This event was graced by Katrina Kaif, Bollywood’s Leading Actress and Johnson’s Brand Ambassador. The senior management from the brand that presided the event included Mr. Pankaj Sharma (President – Bath & Kitchen Business) in the presence of Mr. Vijay Aggarwal (Managing Director), Mr. Sarat Chandak (ED & CEO), Mr. Anoop Sreekumar (National Sales Head – Tiles Division) & Mr. Dinesh Vyas (Marketing Head – H & R Johnson India).
H & R Johnson India is a division of Prism Johnson Limited which is a unique entity offering multiple product lines related to construction viz. Cement, Ready-mix concrete, Tiles, Engineered marble and Bathroom products. Johnson International is the brand’s new and innovative range of Sanitaryware and Faucets in the Luxury Segment. Present at the occasion, Prism Johnson Limited’s Managing Director Mr Vijay Aggarwal said – “Prism Johnson Limited is committed to provide high quality building material products under one roof. Our H & R Johnson division is already among the top tile companies of the World and the thrust is now to gain a sizeable market share in the fast growing premium sanitary ware and bath fittings segment in India”.
New construction as well as the renovation market provides quite a large opportunity. Having established its leadership in Tiles for over 6 decades in India, there is an equal thrust nowon bathroom products.
“H & R Johnson has always been known in India for its quality consciousness and innovations. We are keen to increase our presence and market share in the bathroom products segment. Launch of the Johnson International collection is one of few steps that we are taking in that direction” said Sarat Chandak, ED & CEO of H & R Johnson (India) Division of Prism Johnson Ltd.
On being asked about the business expectations, Mr. Pankaj Sharma, President and Head of Johnson Bathroom & Kitchen division said “The Johnson International series of sanitary ware and bath fittings is positioned in the affordable luxury segment which is the fastest growing segment in India. Aspirations of having truly International products at a reasonable premium is our USP and we are confident of doing good business.”
With four brand verticals in tile namely – Johnson, Marbonite, Porselano and Endura, Johnson Bath Division alone has over 600 products and two state of the art manufacturing plants. Johnson International products are the epitome of aesthetics, style and performance. The range reflects global designs with innovative technology that includes the unique 4D flushing system, zirconium emulsified glazing for high resistance to stains and water saving features. The new collection of bathroom products has six unique design themes having a ubiquitous heritage design essence of 6 European towns viz. Hanes, Burgos, Dolice, Cannes, Banco and Monte. The Hanes series also has a unique thermostatic shower system which automatically adjusts the set temperature for pleasant bathing experience without the hassles of adjusting the temperature manually to mix hot and cold water supply.
Presenting to the media, Mr. Dinesh Vyas, Marketing Head of H & R Johnson (India) said, “We are pleased to share that JOHNSON recently won the SUPERBRAND of the year award in three categories including ‘Smart Germ Free Tiles’. We are thankful to our customers who also helped us earn the honour of being not only the ‘Best Brand of 2019’ for all its lines of products by Economic Times but also the Trusted Brand for 2019 by Reader’s Digest.
Brand Johnson is positioned as the best in class Home Lifestyle Products Company and we understand that important elements of today’s lifestyle are – Aesthetics, Hygiene, consciousness for environment, safety and freedom to choose from a wide range of options. Not only does the Johnson International brand bring this equilibrium of Lifestyle elements but the consumers would also love the experience of these international luxury products without being over charged for uniqueness and class.”
On speaking about the presence of Johnson’s brand Ambassador, Katrina Kaif, Mr. Dinesh Vyas said“Katrina and Johnson have quite a few things similar like – style, performance, and class and of course UK is also a common factor! We are delighted to have Katrina in today’s launch function where 200 of our channel partners have come from across the country.”
Speaking at the launch, Katrina Kaif said, “I am glad to be in Goa for the launch of Johnson International. The company and I share a common goal – commitment to excellence. My home is my personal space. It’s my retreat and at the end of a long day at work, it always feels good to be home. And, Johnson is one of the most trusted and globally renowned home lifestyle brands. Hygiene, aesthetics and excellent performance are the three important elements of lifestyle today. I am happy to see the new Johnson International products have all of these elements for the new Bharat which always supports style, quality and innovation.”
Johnson Bathrooms offers complete Bathroom solutions through a comprehensive range of 600 SKUs across varied categories of CP Fittings, Sanitaryware, Wellness, Bathroom Cabinets, and Bathroom Accessories & Kitchen Sinks. The Johnson brand brings International standards of Design & Quality to India. Johnson has been a well-respected brand in the Bathroom Category for over two decades and due to a wide network of channel partners across markets, Johnson has always had a handle on the pulse of consumer demands.
About H & R Johnson (India)
Established in 1958, H & R Johnson (India), a division of Prism Johnson Ltd. (Formerly Prism Cement Ltd.) is the pioneer of ceramic tiles in India. Over the past six decades, H & R Johnson has added various product categories to offer complete solutions to its customers. Today, H & R Johnson enjoys the reputation of being the only entity in India to offer end-to-end lifestyle solutions covering Tiles, Sanitaryware, Bath Fittings and Engineered Marble and Quartz. For Tiles Johnson has four sub-brands i.e. Johnson Tiles, Johnson Porselano, Johnson Marbonite and Johnson Endura that offers end to end tiling solutions for every space and application. Johnson Bathrooms offer complete solutions in bathrooms ranging from sanitaryware, faucets, accessories and wellness products. Johnson Marble & Quartz offer a range of products in engineered marble and quartz. H & R Johnson has 13 tile manufacturing plants (including Joint Ventures) across the country and 2 plants for Bathroom CP fitting products.