The Indian brand you can choose with your eyes closed
Year Established: 1974
Headquarters: Bangalore, India
Parent: IFB Industries Ltd
IFB Home Appliances is a division of IFB Industries Ltd which provides products and services across a range of product categories that include washing machines, dishwashers, dryers, microwaves, air conditioners, chimneys, etc. It has manufacturing plants in Kolkata and Verna, Goa. The company was originally known as Indian Fine Blanks Ltd and started operations in India in 1974 in collaboration with Heinrich Schmid AG of Switzerland. The home appliances division started in 1990-91 with a factory in Bengaluru, India.
IFB is one of those very few companies that can genuinely claim to be an Indian entity. The brand has been around for a long time and today its name is synonymous with value and reliability. IFB gets our thumbs up for being a brand with zero ties to China.
Chinese Presence in Top Management: no
Nationality of Chairman/CEO: Indian
Nationality of Top 3 Shareholders: Indian
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