Hindustan Granites, Inc. has opened a new facility in Brooklyn, NY.
The facility is located three minutes from the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, a
two-minute walk from the L train and five minutes from the Long Island
Expressway, with easy parking.
The total area of the facility is close to 60,000 square feet, with high
ceilings. The warehouse is divided into three sections, separated by walls and
connected through doors and an open yard. There is one storage hall for granite
slabs, another for marble, onyx and limestone. The third area is for tiles, and
the open area has a staging area and additional storage for
The company also made sure that there is ample space between the aisles for
customers to step back and view the entire slab comfortably. Five-ton overhead
remote-controlled cranes operate in the slab areas, and they have been engineered
for quiet operation.
In addition, the facility features a large office area with meeting rooms and
two large conference rooms.
“Going from a 4,000-square-foot warehouse in 2000 to a 60,000-square-foot
warehouse in 2010 is a big leap forward,” stated Babu
To mark the expansion, Hindustan Granites held a Grand Opening that was
attended by 300 fabricators, architects and interior designers, and the food
was a fusion of Italian and Indian fare.
“After the Grand Opening, there has been a tremendous response and support from
our customers, including the architectural community,” said Reddy and Prakash
Doddahosahalli. “This large facility has allowed us to increase our product
line. When other distributors are cutting back
products, we have increased the product line. We have not cut back on service.”