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KGKHOSLA – Kirloskar Pneumatic Company Ltd

Kirloskar Pneumatic Company Limited (KPCL) is one of the core Kirloskar Group companies and was founded in 1958 by Shantanurao Laxmanrao Kirloskar. The company offers engineering products and is represented by offices across the globe. KPCL serves major sectors like Oil and Gas, Steel, Cement, Food and Beverage, Railways, Defense and Marine. Their product range includes air compressors, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, process gas systems, vapour absorption chillers and industrial gearboxes.

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Air Compressor Division (ACD)
ACD offers wide range of compressors in 15 product categories. To bring focused attention and create centers of competence specific to technology these are sub divided in three categories as Reciprocating compressors, screw compressors & centrifugal compressors. ACD has complete range of air compressors, i.e., from small garage compressors to the high tech centrifugal type as well as screw type compressors. These compressors cater to needs of diverse industrial segments

Air Conditioning, Refrigeration Division (ACR)
ACR – division in KPCL started with manufacturing of Air Conditioning & Refrigeration compressors (equipment group) and expanded into refrigeration projects. ACR – has four Business Groups, which are independently monitored as profit centres viz. Equipment (Compressors for refrigeration system), Refrigeration Systems (Industrial refrigeration packages, Customized turnkey projects, Screw compressor package, Containarised Ice & water chilling plants & Marine HVACR) and a new Business Group viz. Vapour Absorption Chillers (Gas / Oil, Steam, hot-water driven VAC’s).

Process Gas System (PGS)
Upstream/Midstream : High Speed Reciprocating Gas Compressors (API-11P)
Downstream : Low Speed Reciprocating Gas Compressors & High Speed Rotary Compressors (API-618 and API-619)
Distribution : Compress Natural Gas (CNG) compressors for NGV filling stations

Transmission Division (TRM)
TRM is the fast track business unit of KPCL. With 6 products on board, this SBU specially cater the need of the Rail, Defence and Non conventional energy sectors. TRM especially hold its mastery in different types of gears & gear boxes with capacity ranges from sub megawatt to higher megawatt range. TRM products are sold directly through its sales department at HO – Hadapsar, Pune.

Plants and Capacity

Pune – Hadapsar
Pune – Saswad


Kirloskar Industries Ltd holds 9.54% in Kirloskar Pneumatic Company Ltd

Revenue Segmentation

(In Rupees Crores) 2017-18 2017-18 2017-18 2016-17 2016-17 2016-17
Particulars Compression Systems Transmission Equipments Total Compression Systems Transmission Equipments Total
Segment Revenue 563.92 41.28 605.21 500.66 50.18 553.30
Segment Result 117.12 (12.57) 104.54 97.38 (11.04) 86.34


(In Rupees Crores) 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
Total Income 615.77 541.16 529.98 460.14
PBT 72.68 71.44 51.64 28.42
PAT 49.94 53.78 36.38 22.58
EPS 7.78 8.37 5.66 3.516
Return on Equity(%) 10.81 12.84 11.31 7.62
Return on Capital Employed(%) 10.68 12.46 11.13 7.49
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by , created on April 3rd, 2019, last updated on April 8th, 2019