Greaves Cotton

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Greaves Cotton Ltd.
Headquarters Appasaheb Marathe Marg,
Prabhadevi, Mumbai - 400 025
, India
Key people Sunil Pahilajani, managing director and chief executive officer, Greaves Cotton Ltd, and R. Nandagopal, CEO, Construction Equipment Business

Greaves Cotton Ltd. is a manufacturer of engines and construction equipment in India. Its shares are traded on the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).

The business was founded in 1859 by James Greaves and George Cotton. In 1947, the company was purchased by Lala Karam Chand Thapar of Thapar Group.[1]

In 2013, the company announced that it would be selling road construction equipment, including stationary concrete pumps.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Milestones". Geaves Cotton Ltd. Retrieved 13 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Greaves Cotton to sell road construction machines". The Hindu BusinessLine. 6 July 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2013. 
  3. ^ Dilip Kumar Jha (13 July 2013). "Greaves Cotton launches high capacity pumps". Business Standard. Retrieved 13 July 2013. 

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