Milestones

1935

Shri Laljibhai J Gajjar introduces the hand blower, a unique product in Indian market.

1950

La-Gajjar Machineries becomes the largest manufacturer in India with expertise in hand blowers, power blowers, coupled and monoblock centrifugal pumps and electric motors.

1981

Borewell and openwell submersible pumps are introduced in the Indian market.

1992

Oil-filled submersible motors for the 100 mm sector are conceptualised and introduced in the market.

1997

After the successful launch of the oil-filled motors, Varuna Pumps become the forerunners in the 100 mm submersible pump market.

2003

Varuna Pumps reaches out to the world with export facilities in 2 countries.

2008

Accredited as Star rated export house.

2012

The manufacturing of Stainless Steel pump begins

2014

With a core expertise and experience of over 8 decades, La-Gajjar Machineries now exports to 50 countries around the world. The domestic presence is marketed by 19 full-fledged branches with 120+ marketing personnel and a 1500+ strong Dealer and After Sales Network all over India.

2017

Acquisition by KOEL La-Gajjar Machineries (LGM) has executed a definitive agreement with Kirlokar Oil Engines Ltd (KOEL) towards acquisition of its majority stake. This LGM acquisition provides KOEL a strong and established footprint into the electric pump market through its Varuna and Raindrop brands of submersible and mono-block pumps. LGM has an urban network and KOEL has huge distribution strength in rural India. LGM has a good channel set up in Africa and Middle East. KOEL has focus