Nearly a century-and-a-half after constructing the London-Calcutta
telegraph line, the German engineering giant is still going strong in
India. The company's progress in India has been in sporadic bursts. It founded its India unit in 1922, but it was only after independence that it started expanding.
The oldest MNCs in India: Castrol stayed in India despite unfriendly business environment The global lubricants manufacturer stayed put in the country despite unfriendly business environment which scared many others. Castrol has a 25 per cent share of the Indian lubricant industry, and is well ahead of MNC rivals such as Mobil and Shell.
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the journeys of some of the top global companies in India. The Indian arm of StanChart, which opened its first Indian branch in Kolkata in 1858, is today the third-largest contributor to its global profits, after Singapore and Hong Kong. Full coverage
The oldest MNC in India: GE has many firsts to its credit From setting up the country's first hydropower plant to pioneering the BPO industry, GE has spread its wings to several sectors in India. The company employs
more than 14,500 people in the country. It supplies equipment to run
nuclear power plants. It sells jet engines and locomotives.
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The Oldest Multinationals in India: HUL is closely linked with ups and downs of India's history India's largest consumer goods company has been closely linked with the ups and downs of the country's history.
The oldest MNCs in India: SKF has survived high tariff barriers and labour problems Swedish company SKF has survived high tariff barriers and labour problems to hold its own in the bearings market.
The oldest MNC in India - GlaxoSmithKline now owns a high profile brands in two distinct businesses Remembered for its iconic baby foods, GlaxoSmithKline now owns high profile brands in two distinct businesses - pharmaceuticals and
The oldest MNCs in India: Philips got some things right and some things wrong Trying hard to adjust to a changing environment, Philips got some things right and some things wrong.