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Kirloskar Brothers

  • Revenue from operations of Rs 1.2 billion in FY 13
  • Net profit after tax of Rs 434 million in FY 13
  • Largest manufacturer and exporter of centrifugal pumps
  • Producer of the largest pumps by size and horsepower in India
  • 6 Manufacturing facilities across India and 7 outside India

Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) is a world class pump manufacturing company with expertise in engineering and manufacture of systems for fluid management. Established in 1888 and incorporated in 1920, KBL is the flagship company of the US$ 2.1 billion Kirloskar Group. The market leader in fluid management, KBL provides complete fluid management solutions for large infrastructure projects in the areas of water supply, power plants, irrigation, oil and gas, and marine and defense. The company engineers and manufactures industrial, agriculture and domestic pumps, valves and hydro turbines.

KBL has eight manufacturing facilities in India at Kirloskarvadi, Dewas, Kondhapuri, Shirwal, Ahmedabad, Coimbatore, Kolhapur and Karad. In addition, KBL has seven manufacturing and packaging facilities overseas, in Egypt, South Africa, Thailand, the Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States of America. The company has 12,700 channel partners in India and 80 overseas, and is supported by best in class network of Authorised Centres and Authorised Refurbishment Centres across the country.

All plants of KBL are ISO 9001 & ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 14000 Environment Standard certified. They apply Total Quality Management tools using European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) model. The Kirloskarvadi plant of KBL is a state-of-the-art integrated manufacturing facility which has Asia’s largest hydraulic research centre with testing facility up to 5000 kW and 50,000 m3/hour.

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).


Kirloskar Brothers: Decades of positive change

2014 Collaborates with Tata Power to install the world’s largest circulating water pumping system
2010 Acquires 90 per cent shares in Braybar Pumps (Pty) Limited, South Africa
2008 Wins the Golden Peacock Award for Innovative Product
2006 Receives All India Award for Export Excellence
2003 Acquires a pump company in UK
Engineering and Capital Goods
Engineering exports were US$ 75.90 billion in FY20 and reached US$ 39.90 billion in FY21 (as of October 2020).