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Distinction and quality in the Indian umbrella industry

Johns Umbrella has been in the umbrella making business for the past seventy years being one of the earliest Indian pioneers in umbrella manufacturing industry. Johns with their roots in Kerala gradually grew with perseverance and persistence became a leading manufacturer of quality umbrellas in India. Johns built up a reputation for quality, competitive pricing and impressive range of umbrellas and established distinction by transforming the utility product into a fashion accessory. Thus John’s compact umbrella became a perpetual accompaniment of every season. Johns go all-out to ensure every umbrella sold is committed to quality, safety and good value for money. The sophisticated product design, state–of–the-art technology applications for functionality, compactness and durability have established as unique propositions of John’s Umbrella. All of John’s landmark strides could be attributed to the legendary vision of its founder, Sri. Thayyil Abraham Varghese. His farsighted vision has enabled market leadership for five decades that has carved a unique niche in the hearts of millions. With effective and efficient manufacturing systems, value based healthy corporate practices John’s Umbrellas have been balancing a true golden mean between quality, design and value for money consistently. Impetus has always been ever changing customer demands. No wonder, Johns has carved a unique niche in the hearts of millions. an ongoing trust on excellence, a corporate climate for innovation, latest infrastructure, a highly skilled human resource and creative working atmosphere blend at Johns to surge ahead year after year Relentless in its pursuit for innovative approaches, Johns’ Research & Development division release ensures each season to have bevy of novelties in its product portfolio. The division aided by computerized design, trial run schedules and stringent quality checks at every stage of production, the entrepreneurial vision of Johns’ founder gets reborn everyday!

Message from the Managing Director

Dear friend, John’s business model has proved its strength in this tough environment due to our time-honored fundamentals. With your active participation, John’s continued to sustain its front line position last year. As always, we believe that our achievements .are closely linked to the mutual trust and goodwill that unite both of us. While offering our honest sense of gratitude, I whole heartedly seek your continued backing this year too. I am sure, with judicious mix of our mutual strengths, we can look forward to a much more productive year ahead. It is well known that the brand John’s stands for superior technological features, innovativeness and quality. As a result, an array of umbrellas from John’s has come to be widely accepted all over the country. For John’s 2012 was an exciting year in more ways than one. In 2012 John’s introduced 2 innovative umbrellas, John’s H2O shake and John’s Chota. The former meant for adults stood out for its UV protection and water repellent properties. The letter became very popular among children with its compact and light design. It is heartening to note that John’s foray into the mosquito net category was well received in the market. The models introduced are standard delight, fantasy frills, striped passion Arabian dreams, round net and cradle net all of which are available in convenient sizes and attractive colours. I am happy to inform you that John’s has created a niche in the corporate sector with its range of garden, beach umbrellas and promotional shades .Yet another achievement is John’s becoming India’s sole official licensee of quite a few umbrella designs.

Taking stock of our portfolio of awards & recognitions, John’s has to its credit ,winning the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Award thrice & the Kerala state award in 2007.Already the recipient of the coveted IMMA Award & the Jamnalal Bajaj Award during yester years , John’s continues to occupy the position of one of the 5 topmost brands; evidenced from the Dhanam business Magazine Award accorded to John’s in 2009.The recognition won by John’s ,makes our tasks ahead more challenging too! The inspiration to scale higher peaks of excellence, innovation &quality comes not just from the awards but also from our mutually beneficial co-operation and the customer’s liking for the products from the house of John’s. Our post-sale service division ensures that every complaint is addressed on time and the feedback helps us better our products. In the rarest instance of any our products .in the rarest instance of any our products being found unsatisfactory or in a faulty state, please write to us. We consider your valuable suggestions as reference points in our search of excellence. Please feel free to contact us. Once again, we wish you all a happy and prosperous New Year-2014

Dr. Abraham Thayyil,

Managing Director.