TALE OF DESIGNING A PRODIGIOUS EMPIRE – Sugathan Janardhanan
With more than 2 decades of flourishing existence in UAE, the Royal Group of Companies is wide-spread into three industrial segments now: Furniture & Furnishing, Hospitality and Real Estate. The powerful and compelling personality behind the very triumphant Royal Group of Companies is, Mr. Sugathan Janardhanan. He hails from Trivandrum, Kerala. With more than 4,000 employees and many success stories to his credit, he is a prominent N.R.I Industrialist and businessman based in U.A.E. and his multifarious business interests spans across the Middle East, CHINA and INDIA. The Companies belonging to Mr. Sugathan Janardhanan, in India are commonly called IndRoyal Group of Companies.
The furniture and furnishing division under the Royal group of companies, owns land and buildings for factories and warehouses; and do trading in all kinds of furniture & furniture related products. The brand was to help the customers design their own living space and convert it the best available option within their budget. It is a leading market player in the furniture industry employing more than 1000 personnel in UAE. Being manufacturers of sofas, foam, mattresses, comforters, elastic webbing, Dacron, packing materials etc., they own 3 manufacturing facilities for furniture, Foam & Mattresses and packing materials. With the brand name ‘Royal Rest’, Royal Foam is one of the largest manufacturing and trading companies of ‘sleep products’ in the Middle East. The Furniture division prospers with thirteen retail outlets spreading across Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Abu Dhabi, Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah. Mr. J Sugathan had always commended the leaders of the UAE, for enabling entrepreneurs to realise their dreams by making available world-class infrastructure and stable governance. In India, the division known as Indroyal Group of Companies’ head office is located at Trivandrum and has a state-of-the-art factory located in 100 acres at Tenkasi, TamilNadu and an export oriented furniture factory at the KINFRA industrial park in Trivandrum. The company has 16 direct outlets spread throughout South India.