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What fuels our engines is the desire to meet the future, head-on.

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Each of our products is made to power our customers’ dreams.

We are a continually evolving organisation that’s been built over decades to meet the needs of the future. Be it our engineering facilities, our R&D or our outlook, we always seek to improve consistently to meet the highest quality standards and pre-empt our customers’ needs.

In power generation, we specialize in the manufacture of air-cooled and liquid-cooled diesel engines and Gensets offering a wide range of power outputs. We manufacture a variety of agri-engines and diesel engine pump sets that have, and continue to, serve the irrigation needs for generations of farmers. We also have a strong presence in industrial engines where we power earth moving construction, mining, fluid handling, material handling equipment and marine applications.


Our Values


In everything we do, quality without compromise


Say what we do, and do what we say


We grow with people and partners


We always listen, and learn


We're building for a shared prosperous future


Be bold and brave, & stay relevant



Our vision

We power a caring, prosperous and sustainable future.


Our mission

We engineer solutions to enable our customers to live their limitless potential.

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Our Board of Directors believe that the only way to power limitless dreams, is by harnessing unstoppable energy

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To manufacture dreams, only the best facilities will do.

Kirloskar Oil Engines has a nation-wide network of operations that delivers high-quality products. We have four facilities with a workforce of more than 3100 employees. We have advanced manufacturing units in India at our Pune, Nashik, Rajkot and Kolhapur plants. Our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities ensure that our engines are manufactured in an optimised and eco-friendly manner.

While powering dreams is the true reward, being appreciated is always an honour.

We’re committed to serving our customers with the innovative customized solutions we’re known for. We collaborate extensively to deliver quality and add value. This approach has brought us a host of accolades. While we’re grateful for these awards and accreditations, they also serve as reminders to keep striving for more innovation and excellence as we continually work towards a bright and limitless future.

Innovation is our hallmark. Research is our foundation.

The Corporate Research and Engineering (CRE) and Application Engineering (AE) departments aim to build our technological leadership in research, design and development of engines, and development of customised engineering solutions. This thought and innovation leadership empowers us to enhance our business growth

It takes experience, innovation and integrity to produce excellence every single time.

We take numerous measures to ensure that each of our products is always up to the highest standards that our clients expect from us and we expect from ourselves.

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For a promising future we need a sustainable present.

It is the responsibility of every organisation and individual to take the health of this planet seriously. As a successful company with a long legacy of looking to the future, it is a primary aim of ours to ally good business with good values. This includes sustainability in every facet of the production process as well as the actual innovations that go into creating biofuel engines and solar powered gensets. Because unlocking the potential of our customers and our future is dependent on having a beautiful healthy planet for everyone.

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Our Milestones

It’s been a long and wonderful journey filled with innovations, collaborations and wonderful customers. Along the way there have been many moments we particularly cherish.

Where it all began

Laxmanrao Kirloskar "LKK" manufactured India's first Iron Plough

Farm Implements Factory

Engines' company established for the manufacture of diesel engines.

Established collaboration with SEMT Pielstick, France

Received ISO 9001 certification for manufacturing operations

Received QS 9000 certification

Received ISO 14001 certification for environment-friendly manufacturing facilities

Received TS16949 accreditation

Inauguration of Kirloskar Oil Engines, Kagal Plant

KOEL launches its first Corporate Sustainability report

KOEL enters the residential diesel genset market with the launch of Chota Chilli

KOEL enters Limca Book of records for 7 consecutive ‘in time wage agreement’ signing since 1995 before its expiry

KOEL Green - the new brand Identity for KOEL gensets WINgineering - KOEL’s first CPCB II compliant genset launched multipurpose farm equipment - Mega T launched.

Signed MOU with MTU for the supply of MTU engines to cater to future requirements from NPCIL

Launch of Kirloskar KMW-MEGA-T Power Tiller

Consolidated Alternator and Battery sales under subsidiary Kirloskar Generator Technologies KGT

CII EXIM Bank Award for Business Excellence

International IMS Certification from ABS

EEPC Exports "Star Performer Award" for the 7th consecutive time in a row

Foray into genset electrical space with launch of control panels and complete range of switchgear products for genset application

Launch of HHP/UHP range 750, 910 & 1010kVA KOEL Green gensets

Incorporated KOEL Americas Corporation in the United States

KMW MEGA T Power Tiller received prestigious Japan's Good Design Award & India Design Mark Award

Launch of technologically advanced intelligent KOEL iGreen gensets

KMW receives Clarivate Analytics India Innovation Awards 2018

Unveiling of 3000 rpm FM/UL range of fire fighting engines

Power Tiller (Mega T) received 'Golden Peacock Innovative Product / Service Award' for the second consecutive year in a row