Great visionary and social reformist Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil is inspiring personality behind the Laxmi Group. In year 1955 he had inspired his brother in law Mr. Kalgonda Patil to venture in to trading business of Diesel Engine and Electric Pump sets. To owe his debt of gratitude to Karmaveer, Mr. Kalgonda Patil named his business after his sister and Karmaveer Patil’s wife Laxmibai.
The business seed sown by Kalgonda Patil, preserved and nourished further by his dynamic sons Jaykumar Patil and Annasaheb Patil . In 1965, duo started foundry in Solapur district of Maharahstra which became well recognized for precision and quality casting in very short time. After success of this Laxmi foundry a dedicated unit for oil engine was founded in Kolhapur under name Laxmi Oil Engine in 1970.
In 1978 Laxmi group diversified into new venture of manufacturing gear motors and mono block pumps by starting separate unit as Laxmi Hydraulics Pvt. Ltd. at Solapur.
After this group focused majorly on manufacturing the pumps and soon achieved expertise in the arena by winning trust of customers across the country. Success in pump business encouraged Mr. Jaykumar Patil to establish Laxmi Pumps Pvt. Ltd., a company manufacturing most efficient Submersible Pumps. This manufacturing company started in 1991 at Kolhapur soon became leader in the sector capturing maximum market share.
At this stage Laxmi Pump had began manufacturing its products under the brand name ‘LADA’. This brand baby ‘LADA’ born in 1991 has soon became part of majority of the farmer families cross the state. In very short time ‘LADA ’ got identification as one of the most preferred submersible pump brands in India because of its low operating energy efficiency and excellent quality.
Today, Laxmi Pumps Pvt. Ltd. entrepreneur and technocrat,(LPPL) is an ISO 9001- 2008 company leaded by dynamic Mr. Rajeev Patil. Under his guidance company is aiming for higher mission to enter into international market with the products that are backed up by expert workmanship and impeccable after sales services.
LPPL's main strength is its quality, innovative designs and complete in house manufacturing. This is why company's products are well recognized as Power Saver pumps in the market. To achieve these high manufacturing and design standards company has team of expert engineers and technicians with advanced knowledge in field of submersible pumps.
Moreover, LPPL has focused on R&D right from its establishment by setting special R&D department. Company’s R&D department today is equipped with modern facilities like CAD and Flow Simulation. Also its high-tech IT infrastructure equipped with ERP ensures streamlining of manufacturing activities. The company is following latest management techniques such as 5 'S', KANBAN , KAIZEN as a part of its development strategy.
Recently in 2008, Mr. Rajeev Patil has started state of art foundry in Kolhapur catering to many national and international clients.
successor of Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil but also it is heir of Karmaveer’s philosophy as following ethical business practice is in genes of Laxmi group. With unshakable brand promise of providing customers a non compromised product in reasonable price, LLPL is journeying on the path shown by Karmaveer with the dream to be largest submersible pump manufacturer in the country.