Large-Scale Production / Processing Plants / International Coverage

Crafting lifetime impressions in stone

Distributed across the U.S. by Cosmos, DSG Granites of India has grown to become a major processor of material from its home nation and across the world

August 1, 2013
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
Trans

DSG Granites (Divyashakti Granites Limited) has made a name for itself as a leading, innovative and dependable international exporter of granites. The company was founded in Hyderabad, India, and its products are stocked across the U.S. by Cosmos Granite.

DSG Granites prides itself on its capability to meet specification, destination, quality and volume challenges of any nature. The 22-year-old company was conceived and established by a veteran in Indian real estate and civil engineering, Shri N.V. Rattaiah, and it is managed by Shri N. Hari Hara Prasad, the company’s Executive Director. A reputed builder and a pioneer in the concept of “Gated Community” in Hyderabad, his vision enabled him to focus the prospects for exporting processed granite material while simultaneously catering to domestic and in-house needs. With this objective in mind, DSG Granites has grown from an auxiliary division of its construction business into a market leader in Southeast Asia.

DSG Granites became an advocate of a 100% Export Oriented Unit in 1991, distributing to countries all over the world.  Currently, DSG Granites processes raw blocks sourced from India, Brazil, Italy, Norway, Finland, Ukraine, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Angola, Madagascar and other African countries. Having captured a sizeable market in the U.S., the company has firmed up plans to expand its operations to Canada and France in the near future.

DSG Granites’ supply chain includes five captive quarries and another 10 to 12 across the State of Andhra Pradesh, India, that cater to its requirements on a preferential basis.

DSG Granites was a leader in initiating advanced technology standards within India for processing quality raw blocks into polished slabs. With the capability to process more than 4 million square feet (375,000 square meters) of granite slabs per year, the unit exports more than 3.23 million (300,000 square meters) to its warehouses in the U.S., along with several destinations in Europe and Middle East Asia.

Technology

The company utilizes modern Italian machinery, revolutionary technologies and a work force of skilled employees in its two processing units near Hyderabad. DSG’s lineup of high-tech production equipment includes the following:

  • One 60-ton gantry crane, spanning 25 meters, with a 7-meter overhang on either side
  • Two 5-ton electrical overhead travelling cranes, spanning 21 meters
  • Two 10-ton electrical overhead travelling cranes, spanning 21 meters
  • Four gangsaws from BRA of Italy, with a capacity of 120,000 square meters per year
  • Four gangsaws from Gaspari Menotti, with a capacity of 255,000 square meters per year
  • Three wire block trimming machines from Bideseimpianti/Breton of Italy
  • One line polisher from BRA of Italy, with 18 polishing heads, that can process 100,000 square meters per year
  • One line polisher from Breton of Italy, with 13 polishing heads, that can process 150,000 square meters per year
  • One line polisher from Simec of Italy, with 18 polishing heads, that can process 200,000 square meters per year
  • One edge-cutting machine with a 500-mm blade diameter
  • One edge polishing and chamfering machine from BRA of Italy
  • One bushhammering/flaming machine from Pellegrini of Italy, which can process 180,000 square meters per year.
  • One resin plant

Divyashakti Granites Limited distributes to Cosmos Granite, supplying its product to U.S. warehouses in Raleigh, NC (corporate); Atlanta, GA; High Point, NC; Washington, DC; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; St Louis, MO; Seattle, WA; Spokane, WA; and Portland, OR. These warehouses have been strategically spread across the country to ensure on-time deliveries to even the most remote destinations.                              

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Stone World 

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

Stone World Magazine

Stone World August 2014 cover

2014 August

Check out the August issue of Stone World which features content about the MIA/Stone World Summit in Virginia and a sneak peek of TISE East.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Summer 2014 cover

2014 Summer

Check out articles about the Windy Creek Casino renovation,the El Alear Condominium complex in San Pedro Garza Garcia, and a Coverings product review.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

STONE STANDARD

Are you aware of the new stone standard – ANSI/NSC 373 Sustainability Assessment for Natural Dimension Stone?
View Results Poll Archive

The Stone World Store

How_To_Polish_&_Restore_Mar.gif
How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

More Products

Stone Guide

2014 Stone World Stone Guide

The directory for Stone, Equipment and Supplies - the single information resource readers turn to.

Stone Industry Education

stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out stoneindustryeducation.com to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook logo Twitter  YouTubeGoogle+