Mumbai: Pump manufacturing major Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL), has received a patent for Dual Voltage Controller. This patent gives KBL a sustainable competitive advantage as the device can be used to significantly improve the performance of a pump in areas where voltage fluctuation is an issue.
The Dual Voltage Controller can be compared to a voltage stabilizer that is often used at homes. Similarly, this device is highly recommended for areas where voltage fluctuations are an issue and help in smoothly operating all types of small pumps. Some of KBL’s pumps are known to operate in a wide voltage range and can take up specialized tasks with a great level of efficiency.
The latest patent reiterates the company’s focus on innovation as a way to continuously provide superior value to the customer. The importance of intellectual property was recognized by visionary leaders of KBL in its initial years of formation itself.
In recent years, KBL has filed over 20 patents and has already been granted 7 patents out of those filed patents. All the 20 patents are in working condition and are effectively used in production and used commercially, wherever applicable. This signifies the commitment of KBL to transfer the innovations for the production and pass on benefits to end-users/ customers.