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Safety clothing supplier Arco arrives in India
Jul '08
Arco, the UK's market leader in the supply of personal protection, clothing, footwear, gloves and workplace safety products, has officially arrived in the Indian market.

Mrs. Lila Poonawalla, Chairperson Lila Poonawalla Foundation and Mr. Anant Nadkarni, Vice President, Group Corporate Sustainability, Tata Group, graced the launch function.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Thomas Martin, Joint Managing Director, Arco said "Arco over the years has earned a reputation of being known as 'outrageously brilliant in safety'. We provide business customers with easy and efficient access to safety expertise and the most comprehensive choice of products and services at a very competitive price."

Mr Mike Goodare, International Operations Director, Arco commented "Today, the entire world is watching the unprecedented growth trajectory of India, the emerging economic powerhouse."

"At Arco, we are extremely delighted to enter India and be located in Pune which is one of the world's fastest growing cities. Our vision is to make a difference by promoting a culture of workplace safety and raising standards of workforce welfare, here in India."

Arco has plans to leverage its UK value proposition and create brand awareness and a reputation as the 'safety expert' in the Indian market. The marketing strategy is aimed at targeting the manufacturing and heavy engineering companies who employ over 500 people within 100-150 kms of Pune. The company has plans to extend the network of Arco branches across India.

About Arco
Arco are the UK's leading supplier of safety clothing and equipment. Established in 1884 Arco has a long history of keeping people safe at work. As Industrial and Manufacturing processes change to keep pace with the ever-evolving demands of an increasingly sophisticated consumer, Arco has stayed at the forefront of the Safety and Maintenance supplies business.

Arco people are recognised as the nation's experts when it comes to safety equipment, clothing, footwear, gloves and maintenance supplies. We offer a depth of understandable and sensible advice you won't find from any other supplier.

Arco Limited

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