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Albuquerque tile factory is a tile factory located currently at Hoige Bazaar, Bolar, Mangalore, Karnataka, India. It is the only tile factory whose tiles are recommended for Government buildings.

HistoryEdit

The firm, A. Albuquerque & Sons, was established in 1868, by Alex Albuquerque Pai. It has since been passed down through the family for four generations of Albuquerque men. Presently, the factory is owned by George Albuquerque Pai.

ReferencesEdit

  • Somerset, Playne; Bond, E.W.; Wright, Arnold and Playne, Southern India: Its History, People, Commerce, and Industrial Resources, Asian Educational Services, ISBN 81-206-1344-9, retrieved 18 June 2008