V-Guard Industries

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V-Guard Industries Ltd
Traded as NSEVGUARD
Founded 1977
Founder Kochouseph Chittilappilly
Headquarters Kochi, India
Key people
Kochouseph Chittilappilly, founder and managing director
Products voltage stabilizers, power back up invertors and UPS sysytems, water pumps, electric and solar water heating, electrical appliances
Revenue 1516 crore INR
110 crore INR
Total assets 2250 crore INR
Number of employees
1850
Website vguard.in

V-Guard Industries Ltd is a major electrical appliances manufacturer in India, and the largest in the state of Kerala with an annual turnover of 13.65 billion.[1][2] It manufactures voltage stabilizers, wiring cables, electric pumps, electric motors, geysers, solar water heaters, electric fans and UPSs. It was founded in 1977 by Kochouseph Chittilappilly as a small voltage stabilizer manufacturing unit.

Kochouseph Chittilappilly also founded other establishments such as V Star, an Indian manufacturer of innerwear for men, women, and children, and Wonderla, a chain of amusement parks in South India.[3][4]

History[edit]

V-Guard was started by Kochouseph Chittilappilly in 1977 with two employees. He started a manufacturing unit for voltage stabilizers with a capital of 100,000 which was borrowed from his father and soon established V-Guard.[citation needed]