Lloyd Business School MBA 3rdsem students went for an industrial visit to Bisleri plant at Sahibabad on 28th September 2018 under the supervision of Dr. Alka, Shruti Traymbak and Anoop Kumar. Industrial Visit provide an excellent opportunity to get practical experience and know more about industries. The main objective of the industrial visit was to give first hand industrial exposure to students as to how a brand like Bisleri carries out its manufacturing activities. At the plant, students were initially briefed about Bisleri and then were taken around the production plant. Students were explained and shown various stages of water purification, bottling, packaging and labeling processes. Students were made aware to the history of organization, its vision, mission & business functions across the country. Through presentation students came to know about the various facts related to the set-up. “Bisleri was “first introduced in Mumbai in 1965 by Bisleri Pvt. Ltd, a company of Italian origin. This company was started by “Signor Felicia” BISLERI who first though the idea of selling bottled water in India. Parle bought over Bisleri (India) ltd in 1969 and started bottling water under the brand name “BISLERI”. Students were explained the reason of changing the colour of Bisleri from Blue to Green in year 2006. It was done to be different from Kinley and Aqua-fine.
After presentation the students were taken to Bisleri manufacturing plant.
The students came to know about the unique pack sizes provided by Bisleri for the convenience of customers. They are 250ml, 1ltr, 2ltl bottles,5-liter bottles ,15-liter bottles and 20ltrbottles. The bottles are made using performs, which go through a blowing process where the bottles attain the desired shapes and sizes. These bottles are then used for filling the purified water and are then mechanically sealed and packaged.