Siemens in India is a leading powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering with a business volume aggregating about Rs 12,000 crore (US$ 2.01 billion).
The company’s heritage in India dates back to 1867 when it began laying the world’s first undersea cable from London to Kolkata. The company set up branches in India as early as 1922, in Mumbai and Kolkata. In 1957, Siemens was incorporated as a company under the Indian Companies Act as Siemens Engineering & Manufacturing Co of India Pvt Ltd. In 1961, Siemens became a public limited company with restricted external shareholding and was listed in the Bombay Stock Exchange a decade later.
Siemens brings to India state-of-the-art technology that adds value to customers through a combination of multiple high-end technologies for complete solutions. The Siemens Group in India comprises 13 companies, providing employment to over 19,000 persons. The group has 21 manufacturing plants, a wide network of sales and service offices across the country, as well as over 500 channel partners.
Siemens India: The Future Moving In
|2012||Begins operations at twin-factories in Goa – for energy automation and medium voltage; announces amalgamation of Siemens Power Engineering Pvt Ltd|
|2009||Produces first 145kV gas insulated switchgear (GIS) from the GIS factory at Aurangabad; starts gas-insulated switchgear unit in Aurangabad|
|2006||50th year of manufacturing in India|
|1994||Sets up facilities for manufacture of optical fibre cable and solar photovoltaic systems at Aurangabad|
|1971||Lists on the stock exchanges|
Updated: June, 2014