Parry Water Partners ‘GiveLife Chennai International Marathon’


Chennai, August 6, 2009: Parry Water, a business unit of Parry Enterprises India Limited, has been chosen as the Water Partner for the upcoming GiveLife International Marathon, to be held in Chennai on September 27, 2009.

Parry Water, one of the reputed packaging drinker water brand in Chennai, is part of the Rs. 130 Crore Parry Enterprises belonging to the USD 3 Billion Murugappa Group. Launched in the year 2004-05, Parry Water has sizeable presence in Chennai in the Home & Office consumption segment through it’s 20 Ltr jars.

Manufactured with high standards of quality, Parry Water comes in an attractive consumer friendly 20 Ltr jars. Parry, the household name in Chennai, also launched easy to carry PET bottles in 500 ml, 1 Ltr and 2 Ltr packs.

Commenting on the association, Mr. Arun Murugappan, Managing Director, Parry Enterprises, said, “We are happy to support GiveLife Charity event which is indeed a very noble cause. Parry water is a well known household product in Chennai which comes with high quality standards and offers affordable pure drinking water to customers. Water prone diseases are of very high order and our endeavour is to make available our Parry water with a stamp of high quality and trust.”

Mr. K.E. Ranganathan, CEO, Diversified Business Group, the newly formed group within Murugappa Group, said, “As a responsible Corporate Group, we will participate in such events with much enthusiasm and support. This is indeed a proud moment for all of us in Chennai to participate in such an event of International recognition. We believe our Parry water will quench the thirst of customers for safe, quality and pure packaged water for drinking and cooking purposes. We have plans to continuously invest in this water business and take the brand Parry to more homes & offices in South India.”

About the Murugappa Group
Headquartered in Chennai, the Rs. 15,646 crores (USD 3 billion) Murugappa Group is one of India’s leading business conglomerates. Market leaders in diverse areas of business including Engineering, Abrasives, Finance, General Insurance, Cycles, Sugar, Farm Inputs, Fertilizers, Plantations, Bio-products and Nutraceuticals, its 29 companies have manufacturing facilities spread across 13 states in India. The organization fosters an environment of professionalism and has a workforce of over 32,000 employees. The Group has forged strong joint venture alliances with leading international companies like DBS Bank, Mitsui Sumitomo, Cargill, Foskor and Groupe Chimique Tunisien has consolidated its status as one of the fastest growing diversified business houses in India.

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