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Started production of Watch Dials

1983

The KDDL journey started over three decades ago as Kamla Dials & Devices Limited, when the first watch dials manufacturing unit became operational in the year 1983.

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Began production of Watch Hands

1996

We began manufacturing watch hands in 1996. We set up a manufacturing unit for high-quality watch hands in Bengaluru. This was a milestone for us as we became the only manufacturer of quality watch hands in India.

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EIGEN Precision Stamping Division Established

2003

Eigen : Early in the following decade, in 2003, we set up our precision stamping division called Eigen to manufacture high precision stamping parts and press tools catering to the demand for products in the Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunication, Automobile, Medical Equipment, Automotive and Aeronautics industries.

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Ethos starts Retailing of Luxury Watches

2003

Ethos : In 2003 we ventured into retailing of luxury watches through our subsidiary called Ethos Ltd. The stores, called “Ethos”, grew in number through the next decade; and in 2017 we have 40 stores at the best retail destinations across the country.

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E-tailing commenced through Online portal

2012

In 2012, Embracing the digital age, we ventured into the e-commerce platform through ETHOS for marketing the watches through an online portal.

Vision

To become a trusted global leader in manufacturing watch components and precision engineered tools by adhering to the best quality, delivery and operations practices for ensuring customer satisfaction.

Mission

We shall grow aggressively, driven by our commitment to customer satisfaction and ensure long term competitive advantage to them. We will follow the best personnel practices through combined dedication, innovation and integrity thereby continuously improving our shareholder value.

SUBSIDIARIES

Ethos Limited was initially incorporated as a Public Limited Company as Kamla Retail Limited in 2007. Ethos Limited is a largest retailer of Premium Luxury Swiss Watches in India and has a largest retail chain of 40 stores all over the country, and steadily growing.

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Mahen Distribution Limited (‘MDL’) was incorporated as a Public Limited Company, being a wholly owned subsidiary of KDDL Limited - a Listed Company. MDL is situated at Chandigarh. The main business of MDL is distribution of watches and other luxury lifestyle products.

Kamla International Holdings SA (KIHSA) was incorporated as a Company incorporated under the Swiss Laws and is a wholly owned subsidiary of KDDL Limited. KIHSA is situated in the Canton of Neuchatel. The main business of KIHSA is making of overseas investments.