BPCL and KOEL Celebrate 25 Years of Innovation
Mumbai, December 6th, 2023 – Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a Fortune Global 500 and ‘Maharatna’ company, marked 25 years of innovation with Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited (KOEL) on November 27, 2023, in Pune. The event showcased the successful partnership between BPCL and KOEL, driven by cutting-edge collaborations and visionary initiatives.
The event was attended by Ms. Gauri Kirloskar, Managing Director of KOEL, Mr. Rahul Sahai, CEO (B2B businesses) of KOEL, and other dignitaries from KOEL. BPCL was represented by Mr. Sukhmal Kumar Jain, Director (Marketing), Mr. P Sudhahar, Executive Director (Lubricants), and other senior officials.
The 25-year journey highlighted BPCL’s role as a trusted supplier of lubricants to KOEL for their genuine engine oils, branded as Kirloskar Care. This partnership has enabled KOEL to deliver high-quality engine oils, ensuring reliability and performance for customers.
Mr. Sukhmal Kumar Jain, Director (Marketing), BPCL, expressed, “Our collaborative effort with Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited has yielded the advantage of product development, which is crucially important for developing solutions that are efficient, optimal and economical. Together, we intend to add more innovative solutions to our bouquet of offerings.”
Mr. P. Sudhahar, Executive Director (Lubes), BPCL, shared his sentiments on the occasion, stating, “This amazing 25-year voyage is characterized by a unique bond of mutual admiration, trust, innovation and growth, epitomized by the convergence of our combined energies and expertise to reach the pinnacle of excellence and sectoral leadership. Together, we look forward to even more exciting times ahead, exploring new horizons and developing newer solutions to stay ahead of the curve.”
Mr. Rahul Sahai, CEO B2B, Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited, expressed “Celebrating a quarter-century of business partnership between Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited and BPCL marks a remarkable journey filled with growth, resilience, and shared success. Our success story is not just about longevity; it’s about adaptability and the ability to evolve with the dynamic business landscape. The resilience displayed during times of change reflects the essence of our partnership– a partnership that thrives on innovation and embraces the evolving needs of our customers and the market.”
Ms. Gauri Kirloskar, Managing Director, Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited, concluded the celebration, saying, “It is indeed heartening to see such a longstanding partnership between Kirloskar Oil Engines and BPCL, MAK Lubricants. Nurturing a relationship for 25 years speaks volumes about our forward-looking vision and the strong values both our organisations share. Endurance in business hinges on strong principles and the ability to adapt to change. Looking forward to many more fruitful years of collaboration ahead.”
Both BPCL and KOEL expressed their appreciation for the collaboration and their vision for the future, based on mutual trust, innovation, and growth. They also reaffirmed their commitment to exploring new horizons and setting industry standards..Back to Home page of NewsIP