India, post-Independence has attained significant growth to become one of the major powers internationally today. Even though the country had enough resources, the economy of the country saw drastic change only after the globalisation in the 90’s. With globalisation, numerous multinational companies stepped to the Indian soil to harvest the best from the resources and man power available here. Even the multinational companies have found out that India is very suited to set their establishments as the country has abundant resources and population.
Today, thousands of MNC’s are operating in India and are providing services and products here. Here is the list of top ten largest multinational companies in India 2018 that are well-renowned across the nation.
10. APPLE Inc.:
This American Multinational Company was started by Steve Jobs and his friends in the year 1976. It develops and sells computers, laptops, software and online services. Apple is a world renowned consumer electronics company and some of its best known products are iPhone, iPad, iPod and Mac line of computers. The current CEO of this company is Tim Cook. It is the second highest producer of smartphones in the world. The company have stepped to India to utilise the human resources in the country to bring better and improved technologies in the future.
9. HEWLETT PACKARD (HP):
This is one of the famous technologies brand Headquartered in Palo Alto, California. It is a leading company that manufactures laptops, desktops, tablets, monitors, printers, etc. This American Electronics and Information Technology Company was started in the year 1939. They are known for their high end quality products with some futuristic and high-potential technologies. This company ranking at 9th position is known to bring innovations to the field to technologies at a very affordable prices for a country like India.
8. SONY CORPORATION:
Sony is one such brand that excels itself in many sectors of technology and electronics. Sony Corporation is a Japanese Multinational Company came into existence in 1946 and operates in the sector of electronics, music and entertainment. The company started its operations in India in 1994 and manufactures televisions, mobile phones, cameras, play stations, headphones, memory card, and other materials.
7. CITI GROUP :
It is an American multinational banking and financial services corporation, found in 1812. It provides services across 140 nations with approximately 16,000 offices with 239,000 employees worldwide. This Corporation was incorporated in the year 1998 after the merger of Citicorp and Travelers Group. Citigroup made debut in India in 2002 through its subsidiary, Citibank, which presently has more than 40 branches in over 30 cities in India.
This is yet another American company in this list that has gained a huge popularity amongst the Indian masses. The company manufactures snack foods, beverages and other products. It was founded in the year 1965 after the merger of Pepsi Cola Company and Frito Lay and presently operates in Asia, North America, South America, Africa and Europe. They are known to have collaborated with multiple companies at the same time. 7Up, Pepsi, Slice, Mirinda are few of its famous beverages in the country.
It is an American beverage company established in the year 1886 by Asa Briggs Candler. They are leading manufacturer of famous beverages in the country. It was incorporated to India through Coca-Cola India Private limited. Featuring at the 5th position, Coca-cola, Thumbs up, Fanta and Maaza are few of the beverages brought out by this famous company in India.
4. PROCTER & GAMBLE.
Procter & Gamble is a globally acclaimed consumer goods company established in the year 1837 by William Procter and James Gamble. It started its operations in India in the year 1964 and presently serves customers with products like Gillette, Vicks, Olay, Pantene, Ariel, Tide, etc. They are one of the leading producers in India with more than 50% of its population using it. The company is very popular and are also involved in various charity and awareness campaigns.
This is a Switzerland based food company that debuted in India in the year 1912. They initially introduced imported products to the Indian Market and later incorporated in the country to suit the needs of the people. It is presently the leading food and beverage company in India. Some of its most selling products are Nescafe, Maggi, Nestle Milk, Kitkat, Bar one, Nestea, Milkybar, Nestle Slim Milk, Nestle Dahi, etc.
This is one of most famous technology companies in the world that have pioneered some of the major operations and inventions in the field of technology and research. It is an American multinational company established in 1911 by Thomas J. Watson and Charles Ranlett Flint. IBM Private Limited is an Indian subsidiary of IBM is headquartered in Bangalore, IBM India Private Limited started its operation in 1992 and is today a leading company of information technology in India. Its products and services in India include IT services, business consulting, application management, servers and storage solutions.
This company is one of the most famous American Multinational software and technology companies in the world. Founded by Bill Gates, Microsoft Corporation India is a subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation, an American multinational company started in the year 1975. The headquarters of this company is located in Hyderabad. Microsoft Corporation India started its operations in India in the year 1990. Since then, it has been in close association with the Government of India and IT industry. The company’s present CEO is an Indian and the company has harvested Indian human resources in a very efficient manner and have gained a lot of success in the country.
This was the list of top 10 largest multinational companies in India by 2018 that have extensive operations across the country and ever since their advent, the employment rate in the country has also increased, which is a great positive sign for the progress of the country. Stay in touch with our page as we have a lot more interesting and trending stuffs to serve you from around the world.