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Crompton Greaves

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Crompton Greaves

  • Among the world’s top 10 transformer companies
  • Made nine acquisitions after 2005
  • Global leader in offshore wind transformers
  • Revenue base of over US$ 2.4 billion
  • Overseas market accounts for about 40 per cent of revenues

Crompton Greaves (CG) was established in 1937 in India. Since then, the company has been a pioneer and has retained its leadership position in the management and application of electrical energy.

CG manufactures transformers, switchgear, circuit breakers, network protection and control gear, project engineering, HT and LT motors, drives, lighting, fans, pumps and consumer appliances.

Since 2005, the company has acquired many leading international companies such as Pauwels, Ganz, Microsol, Sonomatra, MSE and PTS as a part of its globalisation strategy. Consequent to this globalisation, CG has manufacturing bases in Belgium, Canada, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, France, UK and US, in addition to more than 20 manufacturing locations in India, and employs more than 8000 employees worldwide with diverse nationalities and cultures.

A worldwide marketing network of more than 150 representatives spans the globe, offering the entire range of CG’s products, solutions and services.

The company has been investing in research and development (R&D), product certifications, product quality, productivity enhancement and operational excellence. Its global R&D centre located in India has been recognised for its innovation and received the prestigious ‘National Award for the Best R&D Efforts’ for its outstanding achievements in the Electrical Engineering Sector in 2008.


Crompton Greaves: Gaining Globally

2010–11 Bags annual IP Award for Design
2010 Receives CII National Award (Excellence in Innovative energy saving product)
2008 Receives Golden Peacock Award (Innovative product service)
2009 Bags India Power Award (1200 kV class capacitive voltage transformer)
2005 Establishes international manufacturing footprint by acquiring Belgium-based Pauwels Group

Updated: April, 2014

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x IBEF : India Brand Equity Foundation