Evolution

1948 : Establishment of the business by Mr. Jashbhai Patel, a Mechanical Engineer in the town of Dewas located 35 kms from Indore. Initial products were machine tools like lathes, drilling and slotting machines.

1954 : Shifting of manufacturing plant to the city of Indore.

1955 : Commenced manufacturing of water control gates.

1956 : Commenced manufacturing of precision surface equipment.

1958 : Commenced manufacturing of bed plates / T-slotted plates.

1962 : Entry of the family’s second generation in the business. Mr. Navinchandra Patel, a Mechanical Engineer and Mr. Jashbhai Patel’s eldest son joins the business.

1964-1972 : Consolidation to become leading manufacturer in all the product groups.

1972 : Formation of Jash Engineering Private Limited as a separate company located at Sanwer Road industrial area with a view to focus on water control gates business & bed plates business.

1972-1988 : Expansion of facilities & consolidation to become the No.1 manufacturer in India for water control gates with over 70% market share and for Bed plates as well with over 80% market share.

1988 : Entry of third generation of family in the business. Mr. Pratik Patel, a Production Engineer with a Masters in Business Administration in Finance joins the business.

1996 : Converted into a closely held Public Limited Company under name Jash Engineering Limited. Entered into a Technical & Financial Collaboration with Schuette group, Germany. 20% equity given to Mr. Axel Schuette, who joined the board as a director.

1997- 1999 : Expansion of facilities and addition of new line of bulk solids handling valves in product range.

2000 : Entered into Technical Collaboration with Hollung AS, Norway for the manufacture of Fine Step Screens. Jash became the first company to introduce fine screening equipment in India.

2002 : Entered into Technical Collaboration with Hollung AS, Norway for manufacture of Coarse bar screens.

2005 : Expansion of manufacturing facilities for screens and became the largest manufacturer of Fine screens in India.

2006 : Establishment of a new facility to manufacture bulk solids handling valves.

2008 : Entered into a Technical Collaboration with Weco Armaturen , Germany to offer its range of valves in Asian markets and other markets.

2009 : Acquisition of reputed company Sureseal to manufacture water hammer control valves.

2010 : Establishment of a new export oriented plant of 50,000 square feet built up area at the Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Pithampur, District – Dhar, MP for export market. (Now called Unit 3 : SEZ Export Plant.)

2011 : Establishment of a new head office designed to accommodate over 160 people in Marketing, Design, Purchase, Finance etc.

2011 : Acquisition of Shivpad Engineers Private Limited, Chennai, leaders in manufacturing mechanical processing equipment like Clariflocculators, Digesters, Clarifiers, Aerators, Classifiers, Detritors etc, required in water and waste water treatment plants.

2011 : Entered into a technical collaboration with Rehart, Germany to manufacture Archimedes screw pumps and Hydro-power generators.

2012 : Establishment of another plant comprising of 65,000 square feet built up area for Stainless steel products and 85,000 square feet for Carbon steel products. (Now called Unit 2 : Fabricated Products Plant.)

2012 : Pragati India Fund invests 5 million Dollars into Jash equity with a commitment to invest 4 million Dollars more, if required.

2012 : Entered into a technical collaboration with Mahr Maschinenbau GmbH, Austria for manufacturing of “MM2MM” Multi Raking Bar Screens.

2012 : Entered into tie-up with FSM Frankenberger GmbH, Germany for manufacturing of Traveling Band Screens & Filter Band Screens.

2013 : Entered into technical collaboration with Stealth International Inc., Canada for manufacturing Energy Dissipating Valves.

2014 : Acquisition of Mahr Maschinenbau GmbH, Austria to manufacture “MM2MM” Multi Rake Bar Screens and “Per-Scalator” Filter Band Screens.