KBL’s innovative fluid management solutions at the Make in India Week

13 Feb 2016

Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) as it showcases its innovative fluid management solutions at the “Make in India” Week held in Mumbai from 13th to 18th February, 2016. The “Make in India” Week, an ambitious initiative of the Union government, will be launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself. The Pune-based manufacturing giant KBL will display some of its flagship products including LLC pump, i-NS, i-CM, ROMAK, Solar Pump and API 611 compliant Steam Turbine at hall no. 22, booth no. 17 at the event.The event will be attended by the international delegates including the CEOs of Indian & Global corporations, Global trade associations, CXOs of Fortune 500 companies, Heads of States, diplomats, policymakers, think tank members, economists and academia. Indian corporations – large and small – will be showcasing the potential of design, innovation and sustainability across India's manufacturing sectors in the coming decade.Mr. Sanjay Kirloskar, chairman and managing director, KBL said: “We are glad to be a part of India’s most comprehensive and inspiring event for our country’s manufacturing sector. The “Make in India” week will certainly spark a renewed sense of pride in India's manufacturing – and take corporate and public participation to the next level. At Kirloskar Brothers Limited, we have been walking on the path of Make in India for the past 115 years and are looking forward to this opportunity to showcase some of our most innovative and successful products to the global audience. With other BRICS economies slowing down and international financial agencies predicting India to be the fastest growing large economy, all eyes are on India to drive global manufacturing. This platform will serve as a perfect meeting point allowing us to connect with experts and executives across industry sectors.”The Make in India Centre at the event will feature an exhibition of the most innovative products and manufacturing processes that have been developed in India. The space itself will be an avant-garde statement in design, merging the aesthetics of traditional craft with a futuristic vision. A showcase of Indian and global companies across key focus sectors is something that everyone is looking forward to. Launched in 2014 by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, “Make in India” is a national program designed to facilitate investment, foster innovation, enhance skill development and build best-in-class manufacturing infrastructure. To this end, the Government of India has undertaken several reform initiatives to create an enabling environment for manufacturing, design, innovation and start-ups. The Make in India conference also aims to provide a platform for industry leaders, policymakers and key players to discuss the impact of Make in India. KBL leads the global fluid management segment with path-breaking innovations as well as highest standards of manufacturing and operations. All the manufacturing facilities at KBL are certified for ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001, BS OHSAS 18001 and SA8000. In addition, the Kirloskarvadi plant is also certified for N & NPT Stamp. KBL’s corporate office in Pune is certified for ISO 9001 & SA8000. The factories deploy Total Quality Management tools using European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) model. KBL is the only pump manufacturing company in India and ninth in the world to be accredited with the N and NPT certification by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).