Mr. Farrokh N. Cooper, Chairman & Managing Director of Cooper Corporation Pvt. Ltd, Satara has been conferred with Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 award at a recently conducted award function. Along with this, Cooper Corporation Pvt. Ltd, Satara also won Manufacturing today Award for Excellence in Customer Service & Runner up in Manufacturing today Award for Excellence in Quality Development.
The awards were presented to Mr. Farrokh Cooper & his team by Shri. Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary Hon'ble Minister of State for Home Affairs Government of India at 4th Manufacturing Today Conference & Awards held in Hyatt Regency, Weikfield IT Park, Nagar Rod, Pune. The award recognizes and rewards the achievements of the country's best in the manufacturing business and acknowledges the efforts across projects, persons and companies that have outshone others across the various categories.
Taking forward the legacy of the company that his grandfather Sir Dhunjisha B Cooper established in 1922, the agriculture graduate turned businessman talked about Cooper’s ambitions of doubling its Rs. 700 crores turnover in less than five years. Cooper Corporation’s ceaseless commitment to quality, service and product innovation has consistently kept pace with the changing market needs worldwide. The company’s rapid strides in the global market bear testimony to this fact. Cooper today employs over 2000 people including engineers, quality control personnel, workmen and administrative staff recruited from leading educational and technical institutions. Manufacturer of first Diesel Engine of India in association with Imperial Keighly and Duncan Stratton in 1922, Cooper Corporation is significantly improving ways of foundry. Cooper Corporation supplying Cylinder liners to many automotive, locomotive, marine engine OEM manufacture like Jaguar Land Rover, Nemak-Ford, Kawasaki, Maruti Suzuki, Renault, Harley Davidson, Wartsila, GE oil & Gas, Waukesha, Mahindra, etc to name a few. Cooper Corporation manufactures 2, 3, 4 , 6 cylinder engines in Diesel. CNG & LPG variant. Also, Cooper Corporation Pvt Ltd, has wide range of Generator set in 10 kva to 200 kva. With the recent technical collaboration with Ricardo, UK Cooper Corp plans to expand their range of engines from 3.5 KVA to 1000 KVA.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Farrokh Cooper said, “I want to make my city, Satara, to be known for world class manufacturing facility & products and want to contribute our bit towards the Make in India initiative. We are making components, Engines & Gensets in Satara with state of art foundry and machine shop. Cooper Corporation has witnessed consistent and aggressive growth for the past five years across sectors because of our reputation for technology, after market support and commitment to quality and service. Going forward we intend to expand all our capacities in the cast iron foundry, aluminum foundry, engine lines etc and double our current turnover of Rs. 700 crore in the next five years.”