KBL’s all-women manufacturing facility located at Kaniyur near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, was honoured for being the Best Employer for Women.
KBL’s all-women manufacturing facility located at Kaniyur near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, was honoured for being the Best Employer for Women.

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

KBL’s all-women manufacturing facility located at Kaniyur near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, was honoured for being the Best Employer for Women at the second ASSOCHAM Diversity & Inclusion Excellence Awards 2021.

The company’s Kaniyur facility manufactures the company’s 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. 

The KBL manufacturing facility located at Dewas, Madhya Pradesh, was a silver medal winner at the 7th edition of the prestigious National Awards for Manufacturing Competitiveness (NAMC) 2019-20. The facility won the NAMC award, which recognises non-conventional approaches and tailor-made strategies of organisations, for its continued high levels of manufacturing over the years.