This reality inspires us to think smarter for a changing world. We listen to customer's aspirations and concerns and integrate those insights, while upgrading existing products or manufacturing new ones.

Dedicated R&D Capabilities

Established in 1976, our proprietary Research and Development Centre at Kolkata, West Bengal is driving consistent innovation for better processes and products. The best-in-class facility is recognised by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India since April 1977.

    The R&D Centre has the following facilities:
  • Fully computerized and automated Product (Battery) Testing Laboratory
  • State-of-the-art analytical laboratory for carrying out chemical or physical tests of battery materials, components, including plastics and rubber items
  • Advanced research instruments, including Auto Labs, XRD analyzer and Gas Chromatograph, among others
  • Pilot plant for prototype battery production
  • Fully equipped mechanical workshop with CNC machines for the development of proto moulds and dies
    R&D focus
  • - Cost Reduction and Value Engineering
  • - New Product Development
  • - New Technology Development
  • - Development / Improvement of New manufacturing processes and equipment
  • - New Material Development
  • - Product Quality Management
  • - Applications Engineering
    Our R&D strategy revolves around three strategic imperatives:
  • Seeking better ways to manage operations
  • Enhancing performance of existing products, based on customers' response
  • Driving new product launches
    Key R&D Achievements

    Our high efficiency and superior quality batteries suit India's industrial and automotive applications. With strong back-up from our R&D centre, we are consistently innovating new products, as well as bettering our existing products to meet the customer aspirations. Our achievements include:

  • Advanced Ca-Ca products for car segment, with very low water loss and self-discharge rate
  • Introduced Dual Lid for DIN batteries
  • Patented side-vented Omega Lid design; leak resistant under extensive application regime
  • Launched the 'Powersafe Plus' range in the 12V VLRA segment to enhance performance and add value to the product range
  • Upgraded our manufacturing facility at Hosur, through introduction of grid planishing, orifice pasting, followed by COS assembly
  • Introduced the Tubular Gel range of batteries in the market for both home and institutional segments