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Grasshoppers India wins Creative Mandate for Aquionics International

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Advertising | December 16, 2014
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The agency has been awarded the mandate following a multi-agency pitch.

Kuala Lumpur- based Aquionics International, which is in the area of designing, developing and manufacturing water cleansing systems, has appointed Grasshoppers India as its creative agency on record for its India operations.

Sandesh Srivastava

Megha Jain

Grasshoppers has been awarded the creative duties following a multi-agency pitch.

Though Aquionics entered India three years ago, it was so far focusing on the water treatment segment in the B2B markets. The brand is now looking at strengthening its position in the retail space as well and is embarking on an aggressive marketing campaign to create awareness among the end consumers about its various product offerings.

Grasshoppers will be working on a 360 degree advertising campaign which will initially focus on North India and gradually extend to other key markets across the country.

Sandesh Srivastava, vice president - strategy, business development and operations, Aquionics International, says, "A lot of health, skin and hair problems that the urban population constantly struggles with are due to the hard and impure water in the households. Our innovative products and solutions go a long way in combating those issues as well as in reducing the home energy consumption and also save home appliances such as geysers and washing machines from scaling considerably."

"Nobody understands water better than we do and the campaign that we are currently developing in partnership with Grasshoppers is aimed at making Indian consumers aware of our expertise in the water purification segment," Srivastava adds.

On winning the business, Megha Jain, chief brand strategist, Grasshoppers, says, "By associating with Aquionics, we are not aiming only to promote water filters. Rather, we are looking at addressing the water problem that a lot of people are suffering from. It delights us to get associated with a company that has some innovative solutions in this space."

For the record, Aquionics International was incepted in Australia in 1973 by Garry Adams. The company claims to have designed some of the largest aquariums in the world including the Dubai Mall Aquarium and Siam Paragon Aquarium, Bangkok. In the retail segment, the brand not only offers contemporary range of RO systems but also complete water treatment solutions such as wholehouse water softeners, wholehouse filters, sand and carbon filters and iron removers.

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