Kirloskar’s Coimbatore plant assembles pumps in less than 20 seconds

Kirloskar Brothers' all-women Coimbatore plant
Kirloskar Brothers' all-women Coimbatore plant

The Mahila Mission 20 project saw Kirloskar Brothers assemble a pump in 17.25 seconds, a national record.

Kirloskar Brothers’ all-women Coimbatore plant, which was established in 2011 and manufactures domestic pumps, has 65 women aged 19–30 employed on the shop floor.

“With the dedication of our associates, we have successfully reduced the assembly time from 60 seconds to a record breaking 20 seconds; thereby increasing the plant production to 34 000 pumps per line per month,” said Sanjay Kirloskar, chairman and managing director of Kirloskar Brothers.

The Limca Book of Records is a catalogue of achievements made by Indians, at home and abroad, in a diverse range of fields. The 25th Limca Book of Records is dedicated to empowering women.

“It is a proud moment for us to be recognised for our accomplishment towards women empowerment. Our all-women Coimbatore plant has received many significant awards and this recognition further reaffirms the abilities of our female employees,” added Sanjay Kirloskar.

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