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Voltas is among India's leading air-conditioning, refrigeration and engineering services companies. Set up in 1954, its core competencies lie in air conditioning and cooling appliances and services.
Voltas is India's largest supplier of engineering products and services for the textile machinery sector and is a major manufacturer of forklift trucks. It provides solutions in turnkey pumping projects for water, effluent and sewage treatment, and water pollution control. The company has ISO 9001-2000 certification and has executed projects in the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Africa and Europe.
Areas of business
The company mainly operates in the following areas:
- Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) solutions: Includes the entire range of mechanical, electrical and plumbing services for a diverse range of applications, spanning office complexes, airports, malls, mercantile ships, atomic energy plants, IT parks, hospitals, etc.
- Cooling appliances: Design, manufacture and marketing of a range of air conditioners and water coolers for household and institutional use.
- Engineering products and services: Design, sourcing, installation, training, maintenance, etc of engineering products and services in the fields of textile machinery, machine tools, mining and construction equipment and materials handling equipment.
- Chemicals: Import and distribution of an array of industrial, specialty and pharmaceutical chemicals, industrial plastics and bulk drugs. The company also exports gelatine, ultramarine blue and agrochemicals.
Joint ventures, subsidiaries, associates
Voltas's subsidiaries include Metrovol FZE, VIL Overseas Enterprises BV, Voice Antilles NV, Weathermaker, Jebel Ali (Dubai), Simto Investment Company and Auto Aircon (India).
Voltas has its head office in Mumbai and regional offices in several major cities in India. Its overseas offices are in Abu Dhabi (UAE), Hong Kong and Singapore. The company has factories at Thane (Maharashtra), the union territory of Dadra and Sanathnagar (Andhra Pradesh), all in India.