‘GENLITE’ group has its inception in Chennai in April 1983. The present company, GENLITE ENGINEERING PRIVATE LIMITED was incorporated in Chennai on 25th January 2007 under the Companies Act, 1956 (No. 1 of 1956), and had taken over GENLITE ENGINEERING, a partnership firm registered under Indian Partnership Act, 1932. The present Directors of the company are:
- K. P. Ramachandran, Managing Director
- R. Maya, Director
- R. Hema, Director
- Valsala Ramachandran, Director
- K. P. Gopinathan, Director
Since its inception in 1983 GENLITE has been in the business of manufacturing and marketing Diesel Generating sets in the range 2.4 KVA to 1010 KVA in Single Units and up to 2000 KVA in multi parallel units. Mr. K. P. RAMACHANDRAN, Managing Director, has been in this line of business since 1983. Before starting the business in 1983, he was in service with The Federal Bank Ltd. as its Branch Manager at Kolkata. The other Directors are his wife, daughters and brother, who are helping him in conducting the business.
From 2000, Genlite has been one of the exclusive Authorized Genset Original Equipment Manufacturer (AGOEM) of Kirloskar Green Diesel Generators – India’s No. 1 Genset brand and the world’s largest brand in the 15-250 kVA range, owned by Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited (KOEL), Pune, India. Genlite manufactures and supplies air-cooled and water-cooled diesel generators with acoustic enclosures (or canopies) in the range of 5 - 1010 kVA for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala markets. Currently, the corporate office is located in Chennai with branches and showrooms at Coimbatore, Madurai, Tirupur, Sivakasi, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode and Kottarakkara; and production units at Irungattukottai in Tamil Nadu & Puthencruz in Kerala.
Genlite has been awarded the ISO 9001:2000 in the year 2004 for compliance with International Quality Management Systems. Our Quality Control Manual and Operating Procedures comply with and are certified by ISO 9001-2015 latest standards regularly.
Genlite has also been evaluated on Performance and Credit rating for Small Scale Industries by NSIC-CRISIL and awarded a rating of “SE-1B” since July ’09, which indicates ‘Highest Performance Capability and Moderate Financial Strength’.