Page Industries Ltd., located in Bangalore, India are the exclusive licensees of JOCKEY International Inc. (USA) for manufacture and distribution of the JOCKEY® brand Innerwear/Leisurewear for Men and Women in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh ,Nepal and UAE. Page Industries is also the exclusive licensee of Speedo International Ltd. for the manufacture, marketing and distribution of the Speedo brand in India.
The Company was set up in 1994 with the key objective of bringing the world renowned brand "JOCKEY®" to India. Its promoters, Genomal family, who have been associated with JOCKEY International Inc. for 50 years as their sole licensee in the Philippines. Page Industries became a public company in March 2007 and is quoted in the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India.
The company commenced operations in the year 1995 with the manufacturing, distribution and marketing of Jockey® products. As of September 2013, the company’s workforce numbered 16,000 people with manufacturing operations spread over 9 complexes in Bangalore and Hassan, totalling 1.7 million square feet of space. Page Industries commands wide spread pan India distribution encompassing over 25,000 plus retail outlets in 1,200 cities and towns and has revolutionized the innerwear market by launching exclusive JOCKEY® outlets across India numbering 117 as of September 2013.
In 2005 and 2009, the company was awarded the "best licensee of the year" by Jockey International Inc. as recognition for its outstanding achievement in establishing and strengthening the JOCKEY® brand as a market leader in India.
In 2010, the Company bagged the "International Licensee of the Decade" award for achieving record growth year after year, offering world class products and maintaining global quality standards across all operations.
In 2012, the company was honoured for the “Outstanding Advancement of the Jockey Global Retail Image”, a rare distinction from amongst 142 countries where Jockey is present.
In 2013 Page Industries has been awarded the ‘Star SME (Small and Medium Enterprises) of the Year 2012’ by Business Standard, one of the most reputed business publications of our country. The award was presented to us by Hon. Shree Pranab Mukherjee, President of India.
Page Industries was honoured by Jockey International Inc. with the ‘International Licensee of the year’ award for 2012-2013, outperforming 140 other countries where the Jockey brand is present. This award was given in recognition of outstanding brand building, consistent healthy growth in sales, and remarkable product development and innovation in our markets.
The Speedo brand is now into its second year of operation in India. Speedo products include swimwear, water shorts, apparel, equipment and footwear. The Speedo brand is now available in 826 plus stores including large format stores in 70 cities and five Speedo exclusive brand outlets located in Delhi, Gurgaon, Pune, Bangalore, and Chennai.
Speedo is the number one brand and product choice for swimmers around the world. While swimwear in India is still at a nascent stage, the prospects for this category are exciting. Page Industries is proud to partner with this brand and are sure that with Speedo’s product technology and marketing leadership, juxtaposed with Page Industries’ expertise in manufacturing and distribution, this will be a very promising partnership.