Farrokh Cooper, Chairman and Managing Director of Cooper Corp, a Satara based manufacturer of diesel engines turns 70. 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 INR 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.
A rigorous induction strikes a judicious blend of academic expertise and professional exposure. Over the years, the company has consistently invested in the latest state-of-the-art technology across 75 acres of land at 9 plants in Satara with the help of experienced consultants from all over the world. The company has set-up its own Research and Development (R&D) unit to explore the possibilities of developing new products.
Today Cooper supplies auto spare parts and engine components to all leading manufacturers in India and across the world from Japan to Europe and the USA. Cooper has a technical collaboration with Ricardo UK for the design of its state of the art family of engines in 2, 3, 4 & 6 cylinder configurations.
These engines are designed to meet all future emission norms while delivering the best in class fuel efficiency. Consistently delivering high quality castings for over 75 years, Cooper Corporation is today a market leader in centrifugal castings. The Cooper commitment to quality and service that has been the driving force since inception has enabled the company to scale new heights.