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V-Guard Milestones

With a seed capital of Rs.1 Lakh, two employees and a heart full of dreams, Kochouseph Chittilappilly laid the foundation of V-Guard. The unit was set up in a garage space and concentrated on the manufacturing of Stabilizers which were much in demand during those times.

V-Guard Milestones

Stretching the scope of business a little further, the company added a special quality Stabilizers for Air Conditioners to its product portfolio to cater to an emerging market segment that is rich in potential.

V-Guard Milestones

Having established credentials in the stabilizer business, V-Guard diversified it's range of products and accommodated high-quality Pumps into it. It was an altogether different category and V-Guard entered its market successfully.

V-Guard Milestones

Moving on, V-Guard came up with efficient water heating solutions which were quite in demand in the market around this time. The solution was an extensive range of Water Heaters, which soon won acclaim for their quicker heating capability and durability, augmenting the trust of V-Guard as a reliable brand.

V-Guard Milestones

A steadily growing brand, V-Guard added Wiring Cables to its portfolio. Very soon, the Company won recognition as the provider of a specialized range of house wires.

V-Guard Milestones

With the expectations of our loyal customer base growing and the demand for our products rising,we found it necessary to increase the manufacturing capacity. Thus, a cable manufacturing unit was set up in Coimbatore; a step that also opened up a market of new opportunities.

V-Guard Milestones

On a mission to provide our customers with energy efficient solutions, V-Guard introduced its range of Solar Water Heaters to the market. Not only did they provide warmth during chilly winters, but also proved to be a viable option in the context of mounting electricity charges.

V-Guard Milestones

Continuing the diversification plans and expandingthe portfolio, V-Guard added yet another asset to the kit –an exquisite array of Electric Fans.

V-Guard Milestones

Understanding that there was a huge potential for V-Guard products outside its home state, V-Guard set seed in its endeavor to become a pan India brand. We opened new branches and strengthened our non-south market operations to achieve that goal.

V-Guard Milestones

A corporate with a wide range of commercial concerns, V-Guard decided to go public with the Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Shares. The Company's name was now listed in the BSE and NSE, an accomplishment that paved way to bigger successes.

V-Guard Milestones

With a strong nation-wide presence of our products, and to cater to the growing demand across the country V-Guard opened up more manufacturing units in different locations in the Country. Thus, an L.T. Cable factory at Coimbatore, a Wires & Cables factory at Kashipur and Water Heaters and Fans factory at Kala Amb were all launched. Also, DUPS, Inverters were added to V-Guard's product portfolio.

V-Guard Milestones

The growth was continuing and so was the introduction of new products. The latest in the portfolio in 2010 was a smart array of Domestic Switch Gears. Thus, we switched on a new era in the segment ably supported by the trust of brand V-Guard.

V-Guard Milestones

An eventful year by all means, the Directorial Board of V-Guard appointed Mr. Kochouseph Thomas Chittilappilly as the Executive Vice Chairman of the Company and Mr. Mithun K. Chittilappilly as the Managing Director. This year also saw the total turnover hitting the Rs 1000 Crores mark. Also, a premium range of Induction Cook Tops were added to the V-Guard portfolio of high-utility products.

V-Guard Milestones

Establishing our supremacy in the solar water heaters segment with a punch, V-Guard commissioned India's largest manufacturing plant for solar water heaters at Perundurai, Tamil Nadu. This state-of-the-art Unit is India's largest integrated manufacturing facility for polymer tanks and stainless steel tanks for Solar Water Heaters. Also added to the product kit were a special range of Mixer Grinders.

V-Guard Milestones

Innovative strategies, efficient work-flow, effective marketing, strict cost control measures, excellent administration – the results of these and many more factors reflected in the phenomenal growth of the Company, with the Financial Year 2014 witnessing the total revenue hitting the Rs. 1500 crore mark.