Kolkata,By Payel Das: V-Guard Industries Ltd., India’s leading consumer electrical and electronics major, has completed glorious 40 years since its humble inception in the year 1977. Started with a meagre capital of 1 lakh rupees in the south Indian city of Kochi, it has transformed itself into a pan India entity and is on the cusp of becoming a 2,000-crore conglomerate.
What started as a small manufacturing unit for stabilizers, has now presence in more than 12 product categories and across 29 states with 600+ distributors, 5,500+ direct dealers and over 20,000 retailers. It has five own manufacturing facilities, ably backed by more than 2,500 stock keeping units.
V-Guard has built a tradition of excellence over the past four decades by offering its discerning customers world-class electrical and electronic products. It has focused on designing and manufacturing products that will redefine the quality of life, and will continue its endeavor towards simplifying the lives of customers through its thoughtfully engineered products.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Kochouseph Chittilappilly, Chairman of V-Guard, said, “It’s been an exhilarating journey for all of us towards achieving whatever we have created till date. In future, as well, we would continue to focus and drive excellence across different verticals in the organization.
We are in the midst of a series of transformational exercises across our key supply chain management, customer service and sales functions and we believe that the efforts will drive delight across the value chain” said Mr. Mithun K Chittilappilly, Managing Director of V-Guard.
“I am confident that our zest towards eminence will be strong enough to achieve many more milestones in the coming time. I also take this opportunity on behalf of the entire V-Guard family to thank all our customers, distributors, dealers and retailers for their constant support, as without them we could not have achieved this feat.”
“V-Guard is also a responsible corporate citizen and on our 40th anniversary we are delighted to inform you that we will be donating 40 ambulances to NGOs and charity hospitals across India, with at least one ambulance per state, as part of our corporate social responsibility initiative.”
About V-Guard Industries Ltd.
V-Guard Industries Limited is a Kochi based company, incepted in 1977 by Mr. Kochouseph Chittilapilly to manufacture and market Voltage stabilizers. What started in 1977 with two employees and a burning passion is now a force to reckon with in the Indian electric and electronic goods panorama. The company has since then established a strong brand name and aggressively diversified to become a multi-product company catering to the Light Electricals sector manufacturing Voltage stabilizers, Invertors & Digital UPS systems, Pumps, House wiring/LT cables, Electric water heaters, Fans, Solar water heaters and has also recently forayed into Induction cooktops and Switchgears.