In 2006, the company was incorporated in India with its very first Asian plant in Kunigal, , aiming to produce high quality clay building materials for the local market. After receiving the authorization from Karnataka State High Level Clearance Committee, Wienerberger completed construction of its production unit spanning 30 acres in the Kunigal KIADB Industrial Area by 2008, while manufacturing commenced un 2009.
The facility has the distinction of being a first of a kind fully automated production unit for manufacturing of clay hollow blocks in India. With a capacity of over 100 million brick units per annum, it is one of the biggest production facilities of its kind in South East Asia. The manufacturing methodology is environmentally friendly, and runs 365 days a year irrespective of weather conditions. Presently, Porotherm Smart Bricks are being used in all major cities in Karnataka,Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh.
The projects include large apartment, villas, educational institutes, hospitals, hotels, commercial complexes and individual houses. Savings from using the bricks are especially large in high rise construction.
The goal of Wienerberger India is to meet the design requirements of architects, developers and builders in order to progress with time while always keeping the end customer in mind. The final aim is to create natural and healthy living spaces for the Indian consumers.
Other than wall solutions, we also import a range of specialty products from our overseas factories, namely products for façades (Argeton) and roofs (Koramic).