Primacy Industries Ltd.

Primacy Industries is one of the largest manufacturer of innovative, quality scented candles in the world. It manufacturers various type of perfumed candles such as pillars, jars, cups, tealights, votives etc. in varying sizes, shape and colours. It offers a wide variety of decorative fragranced candles that are produced from premium quality raw material and combined with the art and science of candle formulation hence they burn cleanly and safely for long period.

Candles are no longer used only for lighting. They find a place in cultures, peoples passion and decor in homes. Candles that waffle your heart, soothe your senses and bring glow to your surroundings, have something aesthetic about them. Know more about candles, welcome to the world of candles, the world of Primacy Industries.


Basic Information

Nature of BusinessExporter and Manufacturer
Additional Business
  • Exporter
  • Service Provider
  • Supplier
Company CEOOwner
Total Number of Employees1001 to 2000 People
Year of Establishment2004
Legal Status of FirmLimited Company (Ltd./Pvt.Ltd.)
Annual TurnoverRs. 100 - 500 Crore

Statutory Profile

CIN No.U24242KA2004PLC034633

Awards / Recognition

At Primacy, we have been well rewarded for our pursuit of excellence.

Some of the awards we have received include :

  • 2008   -  D&B-ECGC Indian Exporters Excellence Award
  • 2008   -  NMPT Best Export Award (Silver)
  • 2009   -  Best District Exporter Award
  • 2009-10 -  Karnataka State Best District Export Award (Gold)
  • 2010  -  Best District Exporter Award
  • 2010  -  Indias Best Companies to Work For (Ranked among top 100) from The Economic Times
  • 2010-11  -  Karnataka State Best District Export Award (Gold)
  • 2011  -  NMPT Best Exporter Award (Gold)
  • 2012  -  Best District Exporter Award

Our Vision

Setting trends in home fragrance.

Our Mission

To produce high quality innovative scented decorative candles at competitive prices.

Ethical Standards

At Primacy, we adhere to the highest ethical standards, and have received a Green assessment during the course of audit of the same.

Our Presence

We are located at Mangalore, the port city of Karnataka, India. Making their way from Mangalore, our products have found discerning global clientele, especially in the US, Europe and the Middle East. Retailed at leading stores across these destinations, our candles light homes the world over.

Our Associates

At Primacy, we work closely with renowned fragrance houses to develop scents that will exude not just special fragrance, but create soothing ambience. Our associates comply with rigorous quality control and ensure that the raw material in their formulations conform to stringent RIFM and IFRA standards for fragrance and GRAS, FEMA and KOSHER norms for flavours.

Some of our principal associates include :

  • Symrise
  • Klabin
  • Arylessence
  • Belmay
  • Fermenich
  • Oriental Aromatics
  • Agilex
  • French
  • Givaudan
  • Mane
  • International Flavours & Fragrances
  • Intercontinental

QC Systems

A methodical and systemized process of quality control is inextricably linked at every stage of candle-making. Right from the receipt of raw material to the dispatch of final product, assurance of zero-defect quality is of paramount importance. Incoming material inspection

The inward material is inspected to check for their compliance with ASTM and RAL standards.

Wicks :

We import wicks from well-known manufacturers in the US and Germany. Each and every wick used in our candles is guaranteed to be 100% lead-free.

Colours :

Our candles – of every hue and shade are made colourful, courtesy the colorants imported exclusively from Germany.

Fragrances :

Sourced from suppliers all over the world, we use the highest quality fragrances in our products. The fragrances are in compliance with the rigorous RIFM and IFRA standards.

Waxes :

The wax used in our candles is either semi-refined parafin, fully refined parafin or palm.

Burn Room :

In our in-house Burn Room facility, candles are tested round-the-clock for parameters like burn efficiency and fragrance quality in accordance with the buyers specifications / ASTM standards.

Drop / Transit Test :

These tests are executed as per the buyers protocol or requirements.

Online & Final Dock Audit :

Our team of professional testing staff endorse the quality of the finished products and make sure that they are in line with universally accepted standards.

Quality @ Primacy :

The orchestrated effort of men, machine and methods is what makes quality at Primacy among the best in the world.

Men :

A well-qualified, committed and technology savvy workforce is integral to perfecting our products every step of the way. Moreover, the support of reliable and approved suppliers makes it possible for us to rest assured of the raw material we procure.

Machinery :

The most contemporary and advanced machinery housed in our infrastructural set up is crucial for the hassle-free and streamlined execution of our processes.

Methods :

From in-house comprehensive testing that makes sure only the best material is passed on to the production departments to adopting the PDCA approach to fixing several check points, various methodologies are incorporated for our quality to meet international standards and compliances.

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Management Systems

The 5s Management approach is integrated throughout our systems, leading to greater efficiency and effectiveness in our operations. Our procedures and protocols are attuned to the pre-requisites and specifics of the markets we make inroads into. Anticipating market trends and customer expectations, we constantly align ourselves to these requirements. Our supplier network is one with which we share a great rapport of trust and professionalism. Thanks to our vendor relationships as well as the volume of business we generate, we are able to enjoy 100% reliability and competitive pricing. Nevertheless, we also maintain a contingency list of suppliers that we can bank on in the case of an emergency.

Employment Practices

At Primacy, we recognise that our success comes from the dedication and devotion of our employees who relentlessly work towards achieving the organisational objectives. Therefore, on our part, we make sure that they mutually benefit from their employment with us, by providing an atmosphere that is progressive in every sense – personal and professional.

Some of the amenities that we provide include :

  • 83% subsidized food in the canteen
  • Free transportation for commuting to and from work
  • Compensation that is more than just the minimum wages
  • Crèche facility for employees with small children
  • Suggestion scheme for continual improvement of the organization
  • Award for 2 Best Employees and Best 5S Team, every month
  • Celebration of Annual Day, annual awards given to best employees, production lines, cultural activities
  • House Magazine ‘Hombelaku’ with contribution from employees

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Trade Fairs

We participate in prominent trade fairs at Frankfurt and Delhi, showcasing our masterpieces to candle connoisseurs.

Why Us?

Factors that set us aprt from our competitors are as follows :

  • Primacy has produced 108 containers of 40 Ft per month, can scale up 20% more with existing facility.
  • As per a Government of India Survey, 83% of the total export of candles is from Primacy
  • Alliance with MVP Group, USA, ensures stability of business
  • Primacys high capacity enables economy of scale in supply-chain
  • High Volumes enable long term tie-up with vendors
  • Collaboration with Indias largest printing & packing group
  • We have dispatched more than 3,000, 40 Ft containers till date

Services & Solutions

With state-of-the-art in-house printing and packaging facilities, we offer our customers end-to-end customized packaging solutions. You can choose from existing designs, send us your design, or let our in-house design team come up with something exclusively for you.

Tell us about you

Find us at the office

Czerniakowski- Abodeely street no. 60, 49490 Hamilton, Bermuda

Give us a ring

Bartlomiej Stobierski
+11 189 505 54
Mon - Fri, 11:00-22:00

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