Kineco Wins Rs 113 Crore Order For Interiors Of Vande Bharat Trains
Chennai based Indo-National Ltd’s subsidiary Kineco has bagged a Rs 113 crore order for supply and installation of modular interiors for Vande Bharat trains from Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Chennai.
Indo-National is widely known as the maker of dry cell batteries under the famous brand name ‘NIPPO’.
Earlier this year, Kineco was also awarded the largest order of 68 train fronts of the same Vande Bharat trains. These orders, together with its already strong order book, will catapult Kineco to become one of India’s largest train interior suppliers.
The Goa-based Kineco Limited is one of India’s leading composite technology providers for Railways and defence. It also makes fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) pressure vessels for chemical procession and water-filtration plants.
According to Shekhar Sardessai, Kineco’s founder and MD, the company has been at the forefront of the Indian Railways’ modernisation programme for many years.
Kineco’s IRIS (International Railway Industry Standard) certified Railway Division has been supplying world-class composite products to Indian Railways for more than fifteen years.
The railway product portfolio includes rail coach interiors, toilet modules, aerodynamic front ends, driver cab interiors, and hard seating systems.
Kineco has a strong presence in the segment of Design to Build turnkey railway interior projects for new and refurbished coaches and is currently among the few players in India qualified for such projects.
Vande Bharat is India’s first semi-high speed train. It is designed and manufactured under Make in India initiative, by ICF, Perambur Chennai- the oldest and largest train manufacturing arm of the Indian Railways.
This Train offers better energy efficiency and premium passenger comfort and travel experience.
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