Detergent Powder Manufacturing Business Plan – Small Business Project

The detergent powder is an effective substitute to washing soaps have become increasingly popular in the country in the last 25 years. With more and more of awareness amongst all classes of society to maintain healthy ways of livings, this industry is to be manifold. Detergents are used for many purposes and there are wide ranges of uses.

The main uses are textile fabrics, cooking utensils, crockery, sinks, drawing surfaces and baths, floors and walls etc. Demand is found to be increasing due to the increase in the population and increase in awareness for cleanliness in people in coming years. Almost 67% of total production of synthetic detergent powders are produced in small scale sector has a very big production of soap and 50% of total production in the small sector. A new entrepreneur can well venture in this field by installing a unit of blue detergent powder to satisfy present and future demand of people.

Detergent Powder Market Opportunities

The market of detergent powders was valued at about Rs 112 billion as of 2012-13 with a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3%. Out of this, the machine wash or automatic sales has been dominated by powder detergents, with a 98% share in the market, which has a size of Rs. 18700 Million. However, a much bigger segment of the market is the non-automatic or the hand-wash category, which has a size of Rs. 85466.8 Million and is also dominated by the powder detergents but by a smaller percentage compared to the machine-wash category, about 68%.

Detergent Powder Project Synopsis:

Plant capacity: 1000 Kgs. / dayT.C.I: Rs. 22 Lakhs
Plant & machinery: Rs. 6 LakhsBreak even: 46%
Return: 48%

The actual cost of a detergent manufacturing project may deviate on change of any of the assumptions. You can modify the project capacity and project cost as per your requirement.