Top MNC Companies in India

Top MNC Companies in India:- MNC companies | Multinational Companies are made up of group business units whereby the business units are located in different countries. While the headquarters is in one country, the operations, manufacturing, and marketing can be in another.

MNC’s go beyond thinking of just domestic operations. They perform due diligence on the market, culture, politics, economy, and legal characteristics of the country where they are planning their activities.

To be one of the leading MNC  companies, they follow a stringent strategy to hold their place in the market. They adopt the Barriers for Entry rule, where they keep upgrading their products and provide economies of scale at the same time.

List of Top MNC Companies in India

1. Microsoft


Microsoft is an American-based Software Company and was founded in the year 1975. The company became public in the year 1986 and is one of the pioneers in the IT industry.

Its products like Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Xbox are used by billions of people around the globe. It started its subsidiary in Indian in the year 1990 with its headquarters in Hyderabad.

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2. IBM

IBM India

IBM (International Business Machines Corporation) is an American multinational company specializing in computer hardware & software, consulting, application management, cloud services, networking, mobility services, BPO, and IT sourcing.

It was found in the year 1911 in the name of Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company. The Indian subsidiary was found in the year 1992 with its headquarters in Bangalore.

3. Coca-Cola


Coca-Cola is an American soft drink manufacturer and was founded in the year 1886. The company started giving out Franchises from the year 1889 where distributors are given just the syrup.

The company entered the Indian market in the year 1993 with its wide product range like Coke, Fanta, Limca, Sprite, Maaza, Thumbs up, Diet Coke, and Minute Maid.

4. Nokia


Nokia Corporation was found in the year 1865 and started as a paper pulp mill and then an electricity generation unit. It later entered manufactured mobile and cable equipment.

Currently, it is one of the top mobile manufacturers around the world. Nokia entered into a business agreement with Microsoft in 2013 to use Microsoft Windows in its smartphones.

5. Nestle


Nestle is a Swiss multinational company founded in the year 1866. It is one of the top food manufacturing companies with a wide range of food products under several brand names.

It manufactures baby food, cereals, coffee, tea, dairy products, confectionery, frozen food, pet food, snacks, and bottled water.

Nestle began its business with India by marketing its products from the year 1912. It later set up a plant in 1961 to start its production in India.

6. PepsiCo


PepsiCo is an American multinational company founded in the year 1898 and is one of the topmost food and beverage manufacturer.

It later merged with Frito-Lay and made acquisitions of Tropicana, Quaker Oats, and Gatorade.

Its Indian Subsidiary was formed in the year 1989 capturing a big place in the Indian market. Some of its brand products are Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Slice, Lehar, Aquafina, 7 up, Miranda, Cheetos, Kurkure, Lays’ and Uncle Chipps.

7. Ranbaxy


Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited is an Indian pharmaceutical Multinational Corporation founded in the year 1961.

Its products range from generics, over-the-counter products, tablets, capsules, injectables, ointments, creams, and liquids.

The company has 48 manufacturing units spread across 5 continents. In 2014, Sun Pharma acquired a 63.4% share of Ranbaxy making it the 5th largest pharma company in the world.

8. Proctor and Gamble


Proctor & Gamble is an American consumer goods multinational company specializing in cleaning agents and personal care.

It was founded in the year 1837 and in 1964 in India reaching 650 million consumers. Some of its well-known products are Tide, Ariel, Gillette, Head & shoulders, Pampers, Olay, and several others.

9. Sony


Sony, or Sony Corporation, is a multinational corporation with headquarters in the Minato district of Tokyo.

Sony has generated over 75 billion U.S. dollars in total annual revenue with game and network services, music, pictures, financial services, semiconductors, and home entertainment and sound as their most profitable segments.

Alongside the manufacturing and sales of professional and using electronic devices, the Sony enterprise comprises a music unit and a motion picture film segment.

It was founded in the year 1946 and is currently the 4th largest manufacturer of TV. The Indian subsidiary was formed in the year 1994 with its headquarters in New Delhi. While there are no manufacturing units in India, it has its marketing and sales offices here.

In 2019, Sony’s music division revenue amounted to over seven billion U.S. dollars, part of a global music industry that is estimated to be worth over 65 billion U.S. dollars by 2023.

From its film division, Sony has developed around nine billion U.S. dollars in annual revenue in recent years, with box office profits in North America alone reaching 1.35 billion U.S. dollars in 2019.

10. Citibank


Citibank is an American multinational company and one of the top providers of consumer financial services and was founded in the year 1812.

Its services include banking, insurance, credit cards, online banking services, and investment products. Its subsidiary in India was founded in the year 1902 with its headquarters in Mumbai.

Hope you liked the list of Top 10 MNC companies in India. If you like to add any other best multinational company on the list, let me know.

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