Here is the Saga made of great vision and sheer determination. Soon after India’s independence, Elecon starting making it’s presence felt in industrial scenario in most productive and enriching manner. This process has its root as far back as 1951.
A small beginning, that was destined to have a glorious present and spectacular future was made in 1951 in Bombay by a dynamic visionary late Shri Ishwarbhai B Patel. A small firm indigenously manufacturing conveying equipments started spreading its wings in the area so far unexplored, resulting in valuable savings in foreign exchange outflow. With obvious increase in business operations, it was converted into a Private Limited Company on 11th January 1960.
On formation of a separate Gujarat State in May 1960, with a view to contribute towards the development of home-land Gujarat, Elecon shifted its base to Vallabh Vidaynagar, and became a Public Limited Company soon after.
Elecon, today has a wide spectrum of products like
- Belt Conveyors
- Pusher Cars
- Barrel type Blender Reclaimers
- Ship Loaders and Unloaders
- Wagon Tipplers and Side Arm Chargers
- Bridge type Bucket wheel Reclaimers
- Crawwler mounted Bucket wheel Excavators
- A range of all type of Bulk Material Handling Equipments
Elecon has played a pioneering role by way being first in design, manufacturing and supplying many of the above products in India, and thereby adhering to the motto of “ALWAYS A STEP AHEAD IN TECHNOLOGY”.
The company has gone a long way from a moderate beginning at Goregaon in Bombay, in the early fifties to a sprawling workshop area spanning over 1,17,051 sq. mtr. The present manufacturing facilities are equipped with latest computerized machine tools, and quality control equipments.
After dawn of its Sliver Jubilee Year in 1976, Elecon set up a separate Gear Division, having an area, spread 1,73,098 sq. mtr., equipped with state of the art manufacturing infrastructure. The Gear Division today, provides a total solution to industries for power transmission equipments by designing, supplying and servicing products like – Worm Gears, Helical Gears, Sprial Bevel Helical Gears and different types of Couplings.
A team of experts is geared up to serve customers for Specialized Gear requirement for various applications like Steel Rolling Mills, Marine application for Coast Guard, Space Applications etc. This Division has recently specialized in developing speed increasing application for Windmills as well.
Elecon has also set up an Alternate Energy Division in the year 1995 for manufacturing and supply of Wind Turbine Generators – a non – conventional source of producing energy. Under the technical know-how obtained from a Belgium Company
Brief History of Gear Division
1975 – 1985 : Collaboration with WGW (TGW) Thyssen Getribe Works for Sprial Bevel & Helical Gearboxes, today it is designated as “ET” series.
1985 – 1992 : Collaboration with Renk AG, Germany for
A) High Speed Gearboxes
B) Bucket wheel & Slewing Planetary Gearboxes
C) Marine Gearboxes
D) Vertical Roller Mill Gearboxes
1999 – 2002 : Collaboration with PIV, Germany for Posired – II – Sprial Bevel & Heli – Bevel drives Gearboxes today it is designated as “EP” series.
1992 : onwards we have tie up with Renk AG, Germany on project to project
We had collaboration with SIME France for Hydrokinetic Fluid Couplings from for
Various sizes up to CDR / CDRP 870.
1998 : Developed Lift Gear Box – TM 500 Model for M/S. Kinetic Transportation Products Ltd. (Indian counter part of Hyundai Elevator Co., Korea)
1999 : Developed Lift Gear Box – G140 Model for M/S. Bharat Bijlee Ltd.
2000 : Developed Lift Traction Machine – W140 Model for M/S. Schindler India Pvt. Ltd.
2003 : Developed Elevator Traction Machine Model – L127
2004 : Developed Elevator Traction Machine Model – L163
2005 : Developed Elevator Traction Machine Model – L115
2008 : Collaboration with M/S. Haisung Industrial System Co. Ltd., South Korea
We recently signed collaboration with Renk AG, Germany w.e.f. April 07 for
Vertical Roller Mill Gearboxes for KPAV type upto size 200 & output
torque 1040 KNM.