Our Journey
1888

THE BEGINNING

1900

Shivaji Metal Works was incorporated. The company was subsequently merged into Kirloskar Oil Engines in 2000 and later sold to Kirloskar Ferrous (KFIL), now being the Solapur castings division at KFIL.

1903

INDIA’S FIRST IRON PLOUGH

1904

FIRST ADVERTISEMENT

1910

FIRST FACTORY OF KIRLOSKAR

1920

LAXMANRAO KIRLOSKAR (LKK) INCORPORATED KIRLOSKAR BROTHERS LIMITED

1926

INDIA'S FIRST CENTRIFUGAL PUMP

1927

SHANTANURAO KIRLOSKAR (SLK) DREW HIS FIRST ENGINE AT 8 YEARS OLD, AND, AT AGE 24, HE MANUFACTURED INDIA’S FIRST DIESEL ENGINE

1940

INDIA'S FIRST ELECTRIC MOTOR

1941

INAUGURATION CEREMONY OF THE MYSORE KIRLOSKAR FACTORY

1941

INDIA'S FIRST LATHE

1946

ENGINES' COMPANY ESTABLISHED FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF DIESEL ENGINES

1954

SHANTANURAO KIRLOSKAR EXPORTED THE FIRST CONSIGNMENT OF DIESEL ENGINES TO GERMANY

1958

FIRST ENGINE EXPORT TO THE UK

1958

KIRLOSKAR PNEUMATIC INCORPORATED

1962

KIRLOSKAR CUMMINS INCORPORATED.CUMMINS’ ENTRY INTO INDIA IS LARGELY DUE TO ROBERT HUTHSTEINER'S CLOSE TIES WITH S.L. KIRLOSKAR. ROBERT WAS THE PRESIDENT OF CUMMINS, USA AT THE TIME AND THE PARTNERSHIP ALLOWED CUMMINS TO FURTHER THEIR GLOBAL MANUFACTURING STRATEGY

1965

KIRLOSKAR PROPRIETARY LIMITED (KPL) INCORPORATED

1965

SLK WAS AWARDED THE PADMA BHUSHAN, ONE OF THE HIGHEST INDIAN CIVILIAN AWARDS, FOR HIS IMMENSE CONTRIBUTION TO TRADE AND INDUSTRY

1969

COMMEMORATIVE STAMP RELEASED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA TO HONOR LAXMANRAO KIRLOSKAR AS AN INDUSTRIALIST AND SOCIAL REFORMER ON HIS 100TH BIRTHDAY

1975

Suman Kirloskar, Shantanu Kirloskar, Yamutai Kirloskar, Xenia Simons Miller, J. Irwin Miller and Chandrakant Kirloskar pictured above, rolling out the 10,000th Kirloskar Cummins Engine.

1978

KIRLOSKAR INDUSTRIES INCORPORATED

1985

INTRODUCED CANNED MOTOR PUMPS

1988

KIRLOSKAR CENTENARY

1991

KIRLOSKAR FERROUS INCORPORATED

1995

INDIA'S FIRST CONCRETE VOLUTE PUMP

1996

KIRLOSKAR CHILLERS ESTABLISHED AS A JOINT VENTURE WITH AMERICAN PARTNERS IS THE FIRST COMPANY IN INDIA TO MANUFACTURE CENTRIFUGAL CHILLERS AND FACTORY PACKAGED SCREW CHILLERS

1998

KIRLOSKAR OIL ENGINES LARGELY DIVESTS ITS STAKE IN KIRLOSKAR CUMMINS

2003

ATAL BIHARI VAJPAYEE, THE THEN PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA, RELEASED A COMMEMORATIVE POSTAGE STAMP MARKING SLK’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY

2008

KIRLOSKAR CHILLERS ACQUIRES 100% OWNERSHIP OF JOINT VENTURE

2009

KIRLOSKAR INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGIES ESTABLISHED, VENTURING INTO GREEN ENERGY

2015

KIRLOSKAR ENERGEN INCORPORATED

2017

KIRLOSKAR SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES