Keltron bags a major order from Doosan Power Systems


Trivandrum: The Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation (KELTRON) has bagged an order worth Rs.1 crore from the South Korean power equipment engineering & manufacturing giant Doosan’s Indian subsidiary, M/s. Doosan Power Systems India (DPSI). The scope of the order includes the supply of Pneumatic Actuators along with its accessories.

Keltron will also provide commissioning assistance to Doosan for their prestigious project of up-rating of the E & F Stations (2 x 110 MW) of the Sabarmati power station in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. This is Doosan’s first major project in India. DPSI provides Engineering, Procurement and Construction in power including world’s best in class design to lead power plant with best quality competitiveness.
Apart from the order from Doosan, Keltron is already having orders worth Rs.12 crores for Pneumatic Actuators from other power equipment majors like BHEL, Trichy; L&T, Mumbai & Baroda; ABB, Bangalore; Thermax, Pune and Isgec John Thomson Noida. Boiler accessories manufacturers like VOITH; BHEL, Ranipet and Andrew Yule are also using Keltron Pneumatic Actuators as OEM component.

The Pneumatic Actuators are manufactured at the Aroor Unit of Keltron near Kochi. The Keltron Controls division has been supplying Pneumatic Actuators for use in the Power Boilers as well as Industrial Boilers for the last thirty years and is the leading supplier of this item in India. All the major Thermal Power Plants in India are using Keltron Pneumatic Actuators.

The Keltron Controls unit at Aroor, near Kochi, is manufacturing Pneumatic Actuators worth Rs.25 crores annually.

Keltron’s records Rs.302 crore in 2011-12

According to a release, Keltron has recorded 20% growth in its turnover during the financial year 2011-12. The company registered a turnover of Rs.302 crore as against Rs.252 crore in 2010-11. The net profit is estimated at Rs.15.19 crore compared to Rs.9.08 crore in the last fiscal. During the current year, Keltron is envisaging an overall growth of 25% with special focus in defence and security sector.

Kerala IT News


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