Dec 12, 2011

Exquisite Collection Of Bridal Sarees And Bridal Lehengas

Marriage is the most important occasion in a woman’s life, and lovely silk or bridal collection of sarees play an equally important role in that wondrous period. This is very true as far as Asian countries like India, Bangladesh and Srilanka are concerned.

Traders and businessmen dealing in ethnic wedding sarees and bridal lehengas do good business in these parts. Nowadays, wedding attires like exclusively crafted Indian lehengas and kanjeevaram or silk sarees are sold all over the world! Such rapid progress is mainly possible due to use of latest technology and communicative methods like the Internet.

Bridal Lehenga

Bridal sarees are a great rage among the higher middle class and the elite population. However fashionable a lady is, she prefers to wear traditional bridal sarees or lehengas for her wedding day! In India, the suppliers and traders of bridal sarees offer wide range of choice in texture, design and make. Sarees also differ from region to another, for example in the south regions kanjeevaram sarees are more popular and in the north pure silk, kashmiri silk and benarasi sarees are more famous.

Designer Bridal Lehenga

The vibrant colors and different exquisite designs of Indian bridal sarees make it difficult for the customers to choose, as all are beautiful and pretty! But, according to trade experts, online retailers dealing with ethnic Indian sarees are not doing too well. This is mainly due to the changing mindset of Indian and foreign women, who are preferring ghagra cholis and designer bridal lehengas for their wedding occasions. As a result, the sales ratio of sarees is falling rapidly and saree traders are slowly trying to include wedding apparels like lehengas and designer gowns in their business. Branded saree retailers are competing amongst themselves to woo new customers and maintain loyal customer base. Likewise, these companies also plan marketing gimmicks, which include Indian bollywood and South Indian stars to advertise their bridal saree collections and bridal lehenga.

Saree manufacturers are trying innovative and novel ideas like mixing chic and intricate North Indian embroidery and art works in ethnic traditional Kanjeevaram pattu of South Indian make. Some textile makers have created many sensational changes in traditional sarees so that it looks more appealing to the fashion conscious young generation.

Similarly, bridal lehengas have good demand and market in Northern Indian market. And manufacturers try to infuse latest trends and embellishments in the skirts or cholis. Exquisite patterns, contrast stunning colors, use of pearls and Swarovski crystals in the manufacture of designer bridal lehengas are becoming more popular.

One can check out for leading retailers, traders and brand names for beautiful bridal apparels like sarees and lehengas. Search engine such as Google and MSN can help you find numerous online retailers who offer wide choices in designs, make or colors so that you can place your order online and get them within 5 to 10 days. Leading brands and retail stores provide discount coupons, free gifts and free complimentary apparels on purchase of expensive bridal sarees or lehengas.
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Dec 1, 2011

Indian Packaging Industry, An Overview

Packaging Companies
The success of the business sector is often hard-pressed upon the marketing sector but in actual there are many other sub-sectors or segments which combine well to enhance the commercial aspects of any business. One such important segment is the packaging aspect. Any product irrespective of its capacity has a shelf life and this shelf life depends heavily on the packaging capacities. Packaging is the process of enclosing products for the purpose of protection during storage, distribution, sale and use.

Be it the food products’ segment or the FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) industry, the packaging companies and sector supports a good range of product based companies. Unlike United States and Europe, a good percentage of the Indian packaging industry is still considered a part of the small to medium scale industry with vendors and agencies offering this aspect for many production companies.

Many bigger entities, more so those having a global presence have their own packaging divisions directly coordinating with the logistic departments. All in all, the packaging sector in India gets clubbed as follows:
  • In-house packaging divisions of product based companies
  • Outsourcing of packaging requirements to vendors

There is however a third type of packaging service provider aspect popular with the multinational companies where the main company itself detaches a part to form a service based entity. It is like a product based company parting with its service based part for better efficiency.

Packaging, labeling, logistics, marketing, warehousing, transportation etc. are some services which often get clubbed via such set-ups within bigger companies. The main industry indirectly governs the smaller entities, and on the other hand it is often seen that the efficiency, effectiveness and results of such smaller in-house set-ups have been heartening.

The Indian packaging industry like fraternities the world over, works via 3 core aspects as follows:
  • Packaging machines
  • Packaging processes
  • Customizations and other arrangements

Packaging processes correspond to packaging machines and these in turn correspond to the requirements. There are many customized packaging machines and arrangements catering to specific needs of the product industry. Lastly, the Indian packaging industry depends on many other processes like labeling, transportation etc. to a good extent.
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A Synopsis of Ophthalmic Instruments

The branch of medicine accommodating the study of all the aspects of the eye is known as ophthalmology. Hence, an ophthalmologist is a professional specialized in surgical and medical eye problems. Like any other science, the scope and capacity of ophthalmology also corresponds to the capability of a number of instruments, clubbed as ophthalmic instruments.

There are many commonly used ophthalmic instruments which many of us can relate to, and there are many not-so-common instruments as well which come into play rarely during complex eye based surgeries. A list of all such instruments is mentioned as below:

  • Spectacles
  • Contact lenses
  • Tonometers
  • Many types of knives
  • Different types of speculum
  • Phoropter
  • Different types of needle holders
  • Forceps
  • Entropion clamp
  • Cystitome
  • Nettleship's punctum dilator
  • Vectis
  • Canula
  • Castroveijo's calipers
  • All types of scissors
  • Bone punches
  • Rougine
  • Retractor
  • Lid plates
  • Surgical scalpel
  • Bowman's lacrimal probe
  • Lens expressor
  • McNamar's spoon
  • Charts for vision
  • Iris repository
  • Red green goggles
  • Strabismus hook
  • Prisms
  • Pin-hole
  • Placido's disc
  • Retinoscope

The list is endless, and can accommodate many other instruments. Spectacles and contact lenses which are used to correct errors of eyes, are often considered a part of ophthalmic solutions but a majority of scientific journals put these into the segment of ophthalmic instruments. Later there are certain instruments which are clubbed as a group but have many sub-segments (types) available.

These include knives, needle holders, speculum, forceps etc. Types of knifes include von graefe's cataract knife, tookes' knife, crescent knife while common needle holders include silcock's needle holder, arruga's needle holder and barraquer's needle holders. Commonly used forceps are artery forceps, fixation forcep, plain dissecting forceps, Iris forceps, elschnig's intracapsular forceps, colibri forceps, capsulotomy forceps etc.

While the field of speculum’s get categorized as universal eye speculum, guarded eye speculum and wire speculum. As each instrument has a specific requirement, purchasing is often done in sets. Sets are 2 pieces of each instrument while a single unit of infrequently used instruments.
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