Supplier News: Week of Aug. 26

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Visits SRK Empire

Dr APJ SRK Empire visitDr. APJ Abdul Kalam, the former president of India and a renowned scientist, visited Surat, the country’s “Diamond City” for a recent two-day stay that included a visit to Shree Ramkrishna Exports, one of the world’s leading diamond companies.

Kalam, who served as India’s 11th president, gave an address on “Technology and Its Multi-Dimensions.”

Speaking to those in the industry assembled at SRK Empire, Kalam praised the company’s “culture of excellence,” saying, “I could see all three attributes [creativity, purity in heart, and courage], in all the business processes of SRK through which I went. I could see creativity in use of technology and along with head, courage in ability to take risk and purity in management. And this is what we encourage to other corporate houses.”

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GelinAbaci Adds Palladium500 to Its Amore Wedding Band Collection

Premier designer of tension jewelry GelinAbaci has expanded its Amore wedding band collection with the addition of rings made with palladium 500.

The new metal, which is described as ultra-durable, lightweight, and cost-effective, can be priced by contacting an authorized dealer.

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