India: Energy Efficiency KBL Bags ISO 50001: 2011 - Energy Management System certification

Editor: Dominik Stephan

Kirloskar Brothers (KBL), the leading global fluid management company, has received an ISO 50001: 2011 – Energy Management System certification for its Dewas facility in Madhya Pradesh.

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Dewas/India – Established in 1962, spread across 72 acre of land with a capacity of 4,50,000 pumps per annum, KBL’s Dewas facility manufactures various types of pumps such as surface pumps, monobloc pumps, jet pumps, open-well pumps, db pumps and vacuum pumps that find application in industrial and agriculture sectors. The products manufactured at the plant have tripled the revenues on the decade-on-decade basis.

The Devas facility’s ISO 50001: 2011 – Energy Management System is certified by one of the most credible certification agency – Bureau Veritas, which is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility. The Bureau Veritas Certification covers the evaluation and certification of products, systems and services, for all QHSE-SR national and international norms, general and industry-based and even private referentials.

KBL is a leader in the global fluid management space with path-breaking innovations as well as highest standards of manufacturing and operations. All manufacturing facilities of KBL are certified for ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001, BS OHSAS 18001 and SA8000. In addition, the Kirloskarvadi plant is also certified for its N & NPT Stamp. Showcasing its commitment to the environment, KBL’s corporate office in Pune is a Platinum-Rated Green building, certified for ISO 9001 & SA8000.

All KBL factories deploy total quality management tools using the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) model. KBL is the only pump manufacturing company in India and ninth in the world to be accredited with the N and NPT certification by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).