WHO WE ARE
ARCHIDPLY (DECOR division), a leading provider of decorative and lifestyle interior design products, has been in the industry for over 40 years — delivering premium, high-end products and services to the residential and hospitality sectors. Our experience has helped us understand the importance of leaving a lasting impression, which is why our well-finished products are crafted to truly enhance your interiors. Each one of our innovative designs and sustainable practices comes with the Archidply promise, ensuring that you have a space you can be proud of.
All our products come to life in our cutting-edge facilities in Myanmar and Chintamani, Karnataka. Our flagship facility at Chintamani is spread across 12.5 acres and is where all our decorative veneers and pre-laminated boards are manufactured. In addition, our strategically located facility in Myanmar helps us meet the growing demand for Teak and Gurjan veneers.
WHY WE ARE DIFFERENT
Sustainability at the Forefront
At Archidply, our commitment to the well-being of the environment begins from the ground up. Whether it is our sustainable wood extraction practices or our eco-friendly processes, we strive to be ethical and sensitive towards our surroundings.
To this end, all our timber and wood comes from high-yield plantations and aged trees that shed naturally and not from forest reserves or government parks.
Quality that Speaks for Itself
Our stringent quality checks have ensured that we stay ahead of the curve, leading to our continued success for over four decades. And to maintain these high standards, we constantly upgrade our technologies with the latest equipment and tools to stay compliant with ISI and ISO norms. In addition, our cutting-edge R&D facility ensures that the only products that reach you are the ones that surpass industry standards.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mr Deen Dayal Daga
Mr Deen Dayal Daga is the founder and promoter of the company and the chairman of Archidply Industries Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree. His experience in managing wood-based industries spans across four decades. He has been awarded the Udyogpatra Award (1982) and the Swatantra Swarn Jayanti Udyog Vibhushan Award (1999). He has also served as the President of the Assam Plywood Manufacturers Association from 1995-1996.
Mr Rajiv Daga
Mr Rajiv Daga is the managing director of the company and heads the manufacturing unit in Rudrapur, Uttaranchal. His education has been in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, USA. He joined the company in 2003 and was instrumental in doubling the capacity of Rudrapur unit within three years and achieved 100% capacity utilization. He has implemented SAP ERP and has played a crucial role in getting the Power Brand Award (2017) for Archidply. Over the past five years he has successfully developed the Laminate export business in 20 countries.
In the year 2018 he was appointed as the Managing Director of the company and bears the responsibility of taking the company forward.
Mr Shyam Daga
Mr Shyam Daga is the Executive Director of the company and heads the décor division with its manufacturing unit in Chintamani, Karnataka. He is a commerce graduate from St Xavier’s, Kolkata University. He joined the company in 1996 and has been instrumental in growing the company’s single manufacturing facility into three. He played a significant role in managing The Mysore Chipboards Ltd from 1996-2005. He then went on to set up the companies Greenfield project at Uttaranchal in 2006. He also spearheaded Archidply’s maiden public issue in 2007 and set up a separate greenfield manufacturing unit at Chintamani, Karnataka in 2008. In addition he has set up a 100% FDI unit in Burma in 2015 for manufacturing Teak and Gurjan veneers.
Mr Mohammed Shahid Aftab
Mr Mohammed Shahid Aftab is the Independent Director at Archidply. He had procured a Masters Degree in Commerce in 1965. He began his professional career by winning the position of Chairman at Geep Industries Limited. He then moved to the Punjab National Bank to work as a General Manager, and later Vijaya Bank as an Executive Director. Fully utilizing both his experience and expertise, he is now also on the board of Unicorn Powergen Corporation Private Limited and Gujarat Pathugen Energy Corporation Private Limited.
Mrs Shanthi Varadaraj Mallar
Mrs Varadarah Mallar pursued B.Sc (Hons) in 1970 from Osmania University. Later, she went on to pursue law from Bangalore University in 1974. She also qualified CAIIB in 1987 from Indian Institute of Bankers (IIB). She has worked at the Vijaya Bank for more than 39 years in its various branches including Goa, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, and Mangalore. She is skilled at managing specialized and niche bank branches such as asset recovery & corporate banking branches along with maintaining good industrial relations.
Mr Bharathkumar Hukumchand Rathi
Mr Hukumchand Rathi joined our Board of directors in 2007 as an Independent Director. In 1969, he pursued his bachelor’s degree in Architecture at Visveshwaraiah Regional College of Engineering, Nagpur. On being associated with M/s Skidmore Owings & Merrills Chicago, USA and M/s Delbinco Schwartz & Donatoni, Chicago, USA for a long time, he has gained valuable insights in dealing with interior designing and architectural projects.