Crank Furniture, an Australian Company, owes its foundation to our family’s patriarch, Ramji Savla, who in 1952, travelled to Mumbai (then Bombay) as a 12 year old from a remote village in Kutch (a province in India).

Over 50 years, what started as a wholesale shop of onions, potatoes, garlic and coconut in Mumbai, has evolved into a tightly held 3 generation family business of fashion, department stores, jewelry retail, cold storage, warehousing and distribution, furniture, property development, shopping malls and super-markets.

1967

Established Food & commodity Wholesale Shop in Mumbai.

1982

Inauguration of India’s then biggest & Finest Fashion Retail Department Store – Benzer – in Mumbai’s fashion district of Breach Candy.

1983

Savla Foods & Cold Storage inaugurated as a leading facility for warehousing needs. Now, the largest fully automated Warehousing and Cold Storage facility in Western India.

1988 – 1995

Benzer Fashions opens stores in USA, UK and Canada.

1988

Eurotech Office Furniture & Systems is launched in association with Suspa of Germany.

1992

Savla Chemical sets up at a facility in Gujarat to manufacture a specific chemical, Isobutylene, a key ingredient for the rubber and paint industry.

1996

Arena Jewelers opens its 1st Boutique at Breach Candy, Mumbai, selling the finest in Diamond and Gold Jewelry.

1999

Eurotech Furniture sets up a manufacturing and trading unit in Trade Fee Zone of Jebel Ali, U.A.E

2001

Arrival of India’s then Largest Shopping Mall, Center One, in New Bombay.

2003 – 2007

Significant investment in Property & Housing Development in Gujarat, India.

2010

Crank Furniture incorporated in Sydney as a 100% Australian owned entity.

2020

Inauguration of Benzer Foods, a luxe private label supermarket.

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