KBL Wins Awards for Diversity

09 March 2021

Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL), an Indian pump manufacturer, was recently recognized for their contribution to promoting an all-inclusive work culture and for their manufacturing competitiveness by the Indian Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM) and International Research Institute for Manufacturing (IRIM) respectively. 

The company’s all-women manufacturing facility located at Kaniyur was honored for being the Best Employer for Women at the second ASSOCHAM Diversity & Inclusion Excellence Awards 2021.

The Kaniyur facility manufactures their domestic range of pumps. It is the world's first pump manufacturing plant with a 100% female workforce. The all-women team holds the record for assembling a pump in just 17.25 seconds, an achievement acknowledged by the Limca Book of Records. 

Image credit: Kirloskar Brothers Limited