World Class Facilities

At Godfrey Phillips India, excellence and quality are ingrained in everything we do. Our world-class facilities exemplify our commitment to cutting-edge technology, innovative processes, and industry-leading certifications.


Our manufacturing units in Rabale and Guldhar proudly collaborate with top-tier partners such as Philip Morris, G.D., Comas, Hauni, SMC, Luwa, Forbes Marshall, Siemens, Honeywell, Beckhoff, AtlasCopco, Kaesar, and the JLG Group. This strategic alliance ensures that we stay at the forefront of technological advancements in the industry.

Our commitment to quality and sustainability is evidenced by our prestigious certifications, including ISO 9001; 2015, ISO 14001: 2015, ISO 45001: 2018, ISO 50001: 2018, for best-in-class systems. Notably, our manufacturing units in Guldhar and Rabale have also implemented an organization approach to embedding Social Responsibility following the international guideline of ISO 26000, reflecting our dedication to ethical and responsible practices.

We embrace best-in-class processes, including Six Sigma, TQM, Haichi Ban, 5 S, and Kaizen, to continuously enhance our operations and deliver unparalleled quality.


In the FMCG sector, effective supply chain management is imperative. And we have the edge in digital transformation through the O9 software platform. By integrating O9 technology in our supply chain, we have fortified our integrated planning and operations solutions by:

  • Accurately forecasting demand to optimize inventory and production.
  • Integrating planning processes across our supply chain for enhanced efficiency.
  • Leveraging AI and analytics for data-driven insights and real-time decision-making.
  • Achieving end-to-end visibility into our supply chain.
  • Fostering collaboration and coordination among teams.
  • Utilizing a scalable, cloud-based platform for flexibility and accessibility.

Our state-of-the-art research and development facility, the Insight Tobaccocraft Institute, is staffed by India's finest scientists, cigarette designers, blenders, and flavourists. The R&D laboratory is the first laboratory in the Indian tobacco industry to be accredited with an ISO 17025 certification, as well as recognition from the government’s Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR).

Our expert blenders combine traditional tobacco selection with advanced filtration technology, creating deeply flavourful smoking experiences that meet global regulatory standards. With proximity to our production facilities, our R&D team delivers blends tailored to customer preferences.

We actively participate in several international collaborative studies organized by various reputed Committees, the most notable being the Asia Collaborative Study (ACS), ensuring our analytical results match the best in the industry. Our automated pilot plant accelerates blending and product development, promoting continuous improvement and innovation.

At Godfrey Phillips India, our commitment to technology, research, and innovation is unwavering.

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Dr. Deb, a distinguished leader in our organization, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his role as Head of Operations & R&D. With a PhD in organic chemistry, his enduring passion for science has been instrumental in cultivating a culture of scientific inquiry and innovation among his team members.
Under Dr. Deb's visionary leadership, we've achieved remarkable success in developing a wide range of distinctive products and venturing into new product categories. His commitment to driving innovation and excellence has been a driving force behind our accomplishments.

In addition to his role at Godfrey Phillips India Ltd., Dr. Deb is a prominent figure on the BIS Committee, representing our Company in the development of Indian and International Standards, working closely with the government to foster a science-based approach to evaluating new products.

Outside the realm of research and development, Dr. Deb is an advocate for a balanced life. His personal interests in fitness, reading, and quality time with his pet dog are his sources of relaxation. Furthermore, he channels his energy into social causes by being associated with an NGO that champions free education for underprivileged children.

Dr. Deb's multidimensional contributions both within and outside the organization make him one of the country's preeminent R&D experts, and we are privileged to have him as part of our team.


Our in-house experts of Consumer Insights, Market Research and Strategic Insights and Analytics empower our Company's leadership with data-driven insights, enabling informed and strategic decisions. The Strategic Insights function utilises the power of algorithms supported by computing process to improve precision in Sales, Marketing, Human Resource Management, and other functions. Our dashboards and algorithms constantly evolve with time, catering to the demands of ever-changing business environment.

certificate We are committed to innovation, with a robust IT infrastructure, cutting-edge technologies, and a strong emphasis on data-driven decision-making and cybersecurity. With our focus on information security, we have received the ISO 27001 certification – the world’s best-known standard for information security management systems. We evolve every day to embrace the latest technology and upskill our people to ensure quick and smooth technology integration in our everyday processes. The following are a brief snapshot of our innovation led technology adoption.

  • Modernized and robust IT infrastructure
  • Cutting-edge technologies: AI, ML, IoT, RPA
  • Commitment to Green IT initiatives
  • Advanced Decision Support System for data-driven decisions
  • New Age Identity Governance & Access Management System
  • State-of-the-art cybersecurity solutions