Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL)


Kirloskar Brothers Limited is a leading designer and manufacturer of centrifugal pumps, pumping systems, induction motors and valves for the Industry sector. Established in 1888 and incorporated in 1920, Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) is the flagship company of the $1.4 billion Kirloskar group. The core businesses of KBL are large infrastructure projects (Water Supply, Power Plants, and Irrigation), Project and Engineered Pumps, Industrial Pumps, Agriculture and Domestic Pumps, Induction Motors, Valves and Hydro turbines.

KBL is India’s largest manufacturer of pumps and also the largest infrastructure pumping project contractor in Asia. To its credit, KBL has created the world’s largest pumping scheme which will irrigate more than two million hectares of land and supply water to 4620 towns and villages in the state of Gujarat in India (Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Scheme). KBL also commissioned a water pumping scheme called The Devadula Scheme in Warangal a town in Andhra Pradesh with the world’s second highest head, supplying water to 4 drought prone socio-economically backward districts which will bring about a green revolution there. KBL is one of the three manufacturers in the world who have manufactured and installed 200 kW Canned motor pumps for nuclear application. KBL is also the first company to introduce Concrete Volute Pumps in India.

KBL is also one of the leading Electric Motors Manufacturers in India with the ISO 9001 Certification. They have experience of over more than 40 years in Design, Development and Manufacturing of Electric Induction Motors.

KBL has set up a well equipped Projects Division to implement pumping projects on a single source responsibility basis, having following strengths:

  • A wide range of products and packages manufactured under one roof
  • Capability to design and execute techno-economic systems
  • Efficient project management through PERT/CPM soft ware
  • Sales and Service Network