The growth of DG sets would be driven by higher volumes in the mid- or high-horse power (HP) segment with the revival of key markets such as infrastructure, commercial and manufacturing.
Based in Peterborough, UK and with offices in San Antonio, Texas U.S. and Shanghai, China, Gill, who joined Perkins in 1988, will lead all commercial activities for Perkins engines, sold both direct to customers and through the global Perkins distribution network, and will own the service and parts group, where he will continue to ensure customers experience consistently exceptional levels of service and support.
Perkins names Jaz Gill as VP - Global Sales, Marketing, Service and Parts
Jaz Gill has been appointed Vice President of Global Sales, Marketing, Service and After market Parts at Perkins Engines Company Limited. Responsible for global engine sales, parts and customer relationships, Jaz will be based in Peterborough, UK and will have offices in San Antonio, Texas U.S. and Shanghai, China.
We have targeted 30% increase in our top line
A good sign for the country is that we are headed towards being a power surplus nation. With the government actively pursuing its stated goal of 'electrifying all of India', power should be available to any industry anywhere. That means that the captive power market is in its sunset phase. Once grid power is reliable and abundant, the demand for standby gensets will also drastically reduce.
Customers Needs are Shifting to Standby Power Duty Cycles
India continues to witness rapid development but to keep the momentum of growth high, availability of an uninterrupted power supply is a must. India needs electricity to fuel the growth of every industry, be it large-scale or small scale, manufacturing, healthcare or education.
Perkins Aurangabad facility goes on stream
Perkins engine manufacturing facility in Aurangabad was officially inaugurated by Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister, Maharashtra. Built with an investment of over $150 million, the state-of-the art facility is strategically located within the Delhi-Mumbai industrial corridor in the Shendra Industrial Estate in Aurangabad.
The backup plan
Nowadays, almost each and every organisation needs consistent power supply as data loss can be more expensive than the capital expenditure required for backup power equipment. In 2013, the generator market grew 9.5 per cent compared to the previous year.
Clean energy firm Kotak Urja to raise up to $15 million
Privately-held renewable energy solutions provider Kotak Urja Private Limited, part of business conglomerate Kotak Mahindra Group, is looking to raise $10-15 million in equity funding to fuel its expansion. It had raised $8 million from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Ram Shriram-led Sherpalo Ventures and Applied Materials LLC in November 2008.
Pankaj Jha joins Perkins as South Asia Marketing Manager
Suppliers of off-highway diesel and gas engines, Perkins Engines, has appointed Pankaj Jha as South Asia Marketing Manager. Jha, in his new role, will be responsible for leading Perkins' marketing activities to build the brand and drive sales growth; and supporting and working alongside distributors and OEMs with a focus on the 4000 series.