Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) history, profile and corporate video

 Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. operates as an engineering, manufacturing and integrated power plant equipment manufacturing company. It is engaged in the designing, engineering, manufacturing, construction, testing, commissioning and servicing of products and services for the core sectors of the economy, including power, transmission, industry, railway transportation, renewable energy, oil & gas anddefense. The company operates its business through two segments: Power and Industry. The Power segment supplies products and systems for thermal, nuclear, gas and hydro-based utility and captive power plants. Its products include steam turbines, generators, boilers and matching auxiliaries. The Industry segment manufactures industrial systems and products, including captive power plants, centrifugal compressors, drive turbines, industrial boilers and auxiliaries, waste heat recovery boilers, gas turbines, pumps, heat exchangers, electrical machines, valves, heavy castings and forgings, electrostatic precipitators, induced & forced draft fans and seamless steel tubes. The company provides electrical propulsion systems, as well as controls and rolling stocks of various capacities to Indian Railways. It also supplies onshore drilling rig equipment, including draw-works, rotary-table, travelling block, swivel, mast and sub-structure, mud systems and rig electrics to oil and natural gas exploration companies. The company’s transmission sector products include power transformers, instrument transformers, dry type transformers, shunt reactors, vacuum and switchgear, gas insulated switchgears and ceramic insulators. Bharat Heavy Electricals was founded on November 13, 1964 and is headquartered in New Delhi, India.

“Bharat Heavy Electricals History

BHEL was established in 1964. Heavy Electrical (India) Ltd was merged with BHEL in 1974. In 1982, it entered into power equipments, to reduce its dependence on the power sector. It developed the capability to produce a variety of electrical, electronic and mechanical equipments for all sectors, including transmission, transportation, oil and gas and other allied industries. In 1991, it was converted into a public limited company. By the end of 1996, the company had handed over 100 Electric Locomotives to Indian Railway and installed 250 Hydro-sets across India.”

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