Jakson inaugurates its new manufacturing plants in Jammu
Responding to the growing demand for power generation solutions to support greener and efficient products, Jakson has commenced production recently at its two manufacturing facilities in Kathua, Jammu. The first plant is a DTA plant for domestic customers and the other plant is a 100 per cent export-oriented unit to serve specific segments of customers. The two plants will be manufacturing generating sets, gas generating sets and special application generating sets.
Sameer Gupta, MD, Jakson Group, said, "With these two new plants commissioned, we now have enough capacity in place to keep pace with our aspirational growth rate of 20 per cent for the next five years which actually has been our CAGR for the past 10 years. The plants offer world-class facilities and position Jakson once again much ahead of the competition."
The plants which are fully operational employ around 60 persons and create job opportunities for people in Jammu and Kashmir. Both facilities adhere to exceptionally high standards for quality and performance. The plants will be able to cope up with demand scaling up the production capacity of the company to approximately 15,000 DG sets per annum. The plants have been envisioned as the hub of operational excellence and the focus is on delivering quality products to the customer.
The company is a strategic partner to Cummins for engines and alternators thus offering a wide range of generating sets from 7.5 kVA-3000 kVA. It is into manufacturing of diesel generating sets, gas generating sets, acoustic enclosures, switchboards and panels for various applications, electrical contracts, EPC contracts and the solar power business. The company was founded in 1947 and today the group today has 7 plants, 1,800 plus employees and revenues close to Rs 1,500 crore.