Gillette India incorporated 1984, is a renowned player in FMCG industry. The company is in the business of manufacturing Blades and Razors, Oral care and Portable Power. Company has created brands like Duracell, Oral-B, MACH3 Turbo and 7o’clock. The Company's manufacturing units are located at Bhiwadi in Rajasthan and Baddi in Himachal Pradesh.
1984- Company was incorporated as Indian Shaving Products
1990-91- In order to manufacture 7 O'clock Ejtek PII Twin Blade Shaving System, company expanded it capacity.
1993- On February, company launched Gillette Shaving Products.
1995-96- Gillette India introduced readyshaver under the brand name 7 O'clock Ready II.
Company entered into distribution agreement and launched internationally known brand Oral B.
2000- Company rechristened as Gillette India after merger of Duracell (India) and Wilkinson Sword India with itself.
2001- Company introduced product line namely Gillette Series Arctic Ice.The same year company launched the Gillette Series Satin Care for Women Wild Berry Line, the Cool Blue Mach 3 and Gillette Centennial Packs.
2003-Gillette Vector Plus and Ultra M3AA batteries were launched.
2004-Gillette Mach3 Turbo- triple blade shaving system was launched.
2005-Gillette Company, USA was acquired by Procter & Gamble Company, USA. Gillette India became part of Procter & Gamble Company, USA.
2006-07- In order to manufacture blades and razors, the company established a manufacturing unit at at Baddi in Himachal Pradesh.
P&G (Parent Company)
Gillette India is part of the one of the leading global FMCG players- P&G. This parent company operates in over 80 countries across the globe. P&G has employee strength of 138,000 people. P&G began as a small family-oriented company engaged in the business of soap and candle. Today this company has portfolio of leading brands namely Pampers, Tide, Ariel, Always, Pantene, Bounty, Pringles, Charmin, Downy, Iams, Crest, Actonel and Olay.
Company plans to strengthen its product portfolio by introducing new products.