• Pumping a new life into the agricultural industry
    Voltas begins manufacture and marketing of circulating pumps after technical agreements with Sulzer Pumps (Switzerland) for pumps, and Wade Manufacturing (U.S.A.) for agricultural machinery. New banner of Pumps & Projects established.
    Smarter Standards for Cooling
    New models of window AC and ductable split air-conditioner, specifically suited to shops, showrooms and general office areas.
    Structured for Success

    Voltas defines business via newly adopted groups for all categories of products.

  1. Across engineering, chemical and pharmaceutical industries, marketing & distribution commences. Voltas begins to develop and manufacture products in-house.
    The Mighty Tungabhadra Dam
    The first step towards being a nation-builder, Voltas wins the contract to build power plants & use earth-moving machinery at the Tungabhadra Dam.
    Foray into Textiles
    Marketing begins with the Ruti Hot Air Sizing Machine with the Theckersey Mooljee Group.
    Bringing Cooling to India
    • India’s first room AC is developed
    • India’s first climatizer is launched: heating in winter and cooling in summer.
    • Ashoka becomes India’s first fully air-conditioned hotel.
  2. Safety First for Miners
    Voltas enters a joint venture with the Mine Safety Appliances Co, USA & Associated Battery Makers (Easter Ltd, Kolkata).
    Water-Chilling
    Asia’s first water-chilling plant at the Atomic Energy Establishment is a Voltas installation.
    Partnering for a smarter tomorrow
    • JV with Merlin & Gerin set up to manufacture switchgear equipment.
    • A long-standing partnership with Laxmi Machine Works is established.
    Moving to the Mines
    Voltas starts the supply of heavy- mining equipment to the coal-mining sector with Mack Dumpers.
    A Boost to Civil Engineering
    Voltas’s Thane plant is operational. The project engineering division is formed. Their first task is the pre-cooling of concrete for the Rihad Dam.
    Invigorating Textiles
    Voltas undertakes the distribution of Ruti automatic looms.
    US Cooling now in india
    Voltas obtains the license to manufacture the complete range of Carrier air conditioning equipment.
  3. Cooling essentials
    Voltas launches the Opal Refrigerator.
    Marine Air - conditioning
    Voltas pioneers a breakthrough in marine air conditioning.
    Entering the Global
    Market
    The International Operations Division is set up. Voltas debuts in the global market.
    A Nation-Building Endeavour
    Voltas introduces India’s first completely indigenous machine for well-drilling in drought-hit areas.
    The Nation’s Lifeline: Agriculture
    The New Agro-industrial Products division is established for the sale & servicing of tractors & other farming implements.
    Mining Riches Abroad
    The new export division books substantial orders for AC&R mining & material handling equipment.
  4. Driving Ahead with Diesel
    Introduction of diesel forklift trucks.
    Operation Flood - Strengthening dairy distribution:
    Voltas perfects milk-vending machines for the National Dairy Development Board.
    Royalty’s Choice
    Voltas air conditions the royal palace of the Sultan of Oman.
    Cooling Comes to the Clouds
    Mobile aircraft cooler for Air India’s jumbo fleet developed in-house.
    Climate Control on Track
    India’s first high-speed train ever, uses Voltas manufactured air conditioning.
    For a Cleaner Tomorrow
    Diversification into air pollution control in collaboration with US based Research Cottrell.
  5. Cleaner water, Smarter Planet
    The Project Engineering Division enters into water pollution control with Ames Crosta Ltd.
    Growth in Thane
    Thane plant expands to centrifugal compressors of large capacity.
    Shopping for Cool
    Successful air-conditioning of one of India’s largest underground shopping centre, Delhi’s Palika Bazaar.
    A high-prestige HVAC project is conducted for a hotel in Sanaa, Yemen.
    25 Years of Excellence in India. Voltas celebrates its silver jubilee.
    Project Sector Leads

    AC&R business wins the title of the biggest contributor to profitability.

    Most Modern Air Blast Breakers Installed
    7,500 MVA, 200KV breakers from our principals, Merlin Gerin,Grenoble, France installed for the Gujarat Electricity Board.
  6. In New Markets
    • The Consumer Products Division enters the foods sector as Volfarm.
    • Equity interest in Punjab Agro Fruits and Vegetable products.
    Nitrogen gas sealed & silicone liquid transformers are built in India for the first time.
    Construction of a new refrigerator factory begins.
    Building a Significant Roster
    HVAC projects’ clientele grows to include synthetic fibres, fertilizers, electronics, construction, R&D, transportation, labs, offices, hotels, auditoria and homes.
    India's first split AC launched in Mumbai.
  7. In the Company of Global Giants
    Voltas, Punjab Agro Industries Corp and PepsiCo form a JV to capitalise on emerging opportunities. Distribution of Pepsi snack foods begins.
    Embarking on the Middle-East and Far-East
    Electro-mechanical solutions commissioned and installed for Internal Security Housing Forces in Saudi Arabia.
    Smarter Storage
    Material Handling Business introduces up-to-date warehousing equipment.
    Voltas and Hitachi from Japan together begin the manufacture of their centrifugal compressor.
  8. Building relationships for better refrigeration
    Voltas introduces latest vapour absorption chilling machines following technology transfer agreements with Standard Refrigeration (U.S.A.), Hitachi (Japan) and Sigma (Australia).
    Smarter Standards for Cooling
    New models of window AC and ductable split air-conditioner, specifically suited to shops, showrooms and general office areas.
    At-Home Revolution
    Washing machines are launched in collaboration with Samsung.
    Pumping a new life into the agricultural industry
    Voltas begins manufacture and marketing of circulating pumps after technical agreements with Sulzer Pumps (Switzerland) for pumps, and Wade Manufacturing (U.S.A.) for agricultural machinery. New banner of Pumps & Projects established.
    Structured for Success

    Voltas defines business via newly adopted groups for all categories of products.

  9. The Right Example
    Voltas receives the Good Corporate Citizen award.
    Success through Smarter Technology
    • AC&R business introduces new technology in vapour absorption machines and ozone-friendly screw chillers.
    • Mining & Construction Equipment turns its focus on open-cast mining and infrastructure development.
    Collaborating with World Leaders
    • Formalised exclusive distribution of wheel loaders, hydraulic excavators and skid steer loaders with Hyundai Heavy Industries.
    • Thermostats built in collaboration with Robert Shaw, of Seibe.
    • Exclusive rights to market UNIT RIG mining equipment in India.
    New Products for a New
    Millennium
    • Commercial refrigeration products.
    • Premium frost-free refrigerator
    • New range of room air-conditioning and split segments.
    • Ozone-friendly centrifugal chillers.
    The New Office Cool
    • Voltas air-conditions India's first IT park.
    • Introducing New Brands
    • Voltas Vectra, Voltas Verdant, Voltas Veritas and Voltas Visionaire.
  10. Smart Collaborations for a New Era
    • A JV with Sermo Montaigui, France, set up for perfect moulds.
    • Distribution tie-up with Italy’s Uniflair.
    • Contract with Haier to make ACs and refrigerators.
    A Premium AC
    Voltas Ltd. launches Voltas ACs under the Verdant brand, a premium model for the retail segment.
    Benefitting India
    Small capacity refrigerators launched to aid the needs in urban & rural markets.
    New Locations
    Voltas plans to set up a new plant in Uttarakhand.
    A new range of water dispensers is unveiled.
  11. Outstanding Individual Talent
    MEP Project Manager of the Year Awards are set-up to recognise outstanding individual talent and commitment as seen in real-world outcomes.
    Moving into Saudi Arabia
    JV set up with Olayan Financing Company of Saudi Arabia.
    Collaboration in Cooling
    Voltas teams up with Universal Comfort Products Ltd. (UCPL) in a 50:50 JV with Fedders International Air-condition Pvt Ltd. (FIACPL).
    Overseas Success
    Voltas scores maximum foreign exchange earned from overseas construction and engineering projects.
    Going Dutch
    Voltas joins hands with a Dutch Company.
    A New Touchpoint
    Voltas launches elegant, new range of air-conditioners.
    Giving Back to Society
    Voltas ties up with GMRVF for a community development initiative.
    Making News in the Middle East
    MoU signed with Mustafa Sultan Group for a JV initiative in the Sultanate of Oman.
    A Stronger Front
    Voltas acquires a majority of the stake in the Fedders’ venture.
  12. Watermarking the Largest Domestic Order
    Tata Steel (Odisha) launches the first phase of the water system for their steel melt shop.
    Voltas and KION Group GmbH agree to establish a JV in India.
    Dividends Launched
    Voltas announces dividends of  1.60 per share.
    The largest chilled-water plant installed by Voltas in the domestic market is one of the largest in India.
    A New Addition
    Voltas acquires 100% stake in Rohini Industrial and Electricals Ltd.
    Adding Value by Subtracting Energy
    Textile Machinery Division puts new initiatives in place to optimise energy usage in a challenging economic scenario.
  13. The management of Voltas partners with the Mumbai Police to refurbish eight Police Balwadis where the children of the police constables learn, in a span of 3 months.
    Center of Excellence Inaugurated
    Voltas, in collaboration with Tata Strive inaugurates Center of Excellence to reach out to the economically weaker and socially disadvantaged youth and empower them through acquisition of skills relevant to industry.
    Voltas Ltd. and Arcelik A.S. join forces in India
    Joint Venture Company to be established to tap India’s growing consumer durables market.