ALIND-Aluminium Industries Limited


About Organization

Aluminium Industries Ltd. (ALIND) – a multidivisional corporate entity, started in Kerala is a foremost name in the power protection field of high voltage transmission and distribution networks in India and has started its commercial production of Switchgears in 1970 at Mannar in Alappuzha District of Kerala State.Today ALIND occupies a prominent position in the Switchgear Industry in India, because of its quality output and the advanced technology it employs. ALIND enjoys the further prominence as the Indian manufactures capable of offering equipments incorporating all the three existing technologies in the Switchgear – Minimum Oil, Vacuum and SF6.

An ISO 9001-2015 Certified Company

As recognition of stringent quality standards at our works, we have been awarded ISO 9001:2015 Certification for Quality Systems by the Bureau of Indian Standards. This stands testimony to our Endeavour and capability to supply high quality products in accordance with International Standards.



ALIND Switchgear Division has many firsts to its credit in India.

  • To manufacture fiberglass reinforced resin bonded components.
  • To propagate SF6 gas circuit breaker technology and obtain license for manufacture.
  • To manufacture and supply interrupters  and circuit breakers of Minimum Oil and Vacuum technologies for the traction installations of Indian Railways and the only Indian supplier approved by Research Designs and Standards Organization (RDSO) for Vacuum Interrupters and Vacuum Circuit Breakers.
  • To Type Test the extra high voltage SF6 gas Circuit Breaker (245kV, 40 kA for 3 sec.) successfully in India at CPRI, Bangalore.
  • To manufacture 11 kV double bus bar panel with duplicate breaker chamber with the advantage that changeover can be affected without interruption of power and which is most suited for process Industries which require uninterrupted power supply.
  • To manufacture outdoor 36kV, 3 pole VCB with basic insulation level 105kV/250kVp.
  • To manufacture outdoor VCB’s of 36kV class with rated current 3000A.
  • To Manufacture and Supply of Double Pole 25kV Vacuum Interrupters & Vacuum Circuit Breakers for DFCCIL.
  • To Manufacture & Type tested 25 kV VCB Capable of Performing Two Lakhs Operation for Automatic Switched Neutral Section (ASNS) for High Speed Train.


1946:  The Aluminium Industries Ltd., (ALIND) was established

1950: The introduction of Aluminium Conductors (AAC & ACSR) in India for the very first time.

1955: The Revolutionary techniques of Properzi Continuous Casting and Rod Rolling of Aluminium, introduced for the first time in Asia.

1955: ALIND Hirakud Factory Established, in the State of Orissa.

1960: Steel Products Division Established and ACSR core wire manufactured for the first time in India.

1963: Cable and accessory units established at Hyderabad.

1969: Machinery Division setup at Hyderabad with Japanese Collaboration.

1969: Switchgear Division Established for Manufacture of High Voltage Switchgear with French Collaboration ( Delle Alsthom ).

1974:  Alind was awarded the License to Manufacture Sulphur Hexa Fluoride Gas (SF6) Circuit Breakers, First for any Indian Manufacturer.

1975: ALIND recognized by the Government of India as an “Export house”.

1977: Material handling division established with Japanese & French Know-how, at Hyderabad.

1980: Certificate of merit from Government of Orissa.

1981: ALIND Relays Division Established with French Collaboration (Alsthom Atlantique ).

1982:  EEPC Regional Top Exporters Award for meritorious performance.

1982: ALIND- Nigeria Ltd set-up in Bauchi State of Nigeria- a foreign equity venture.

1983: EEPC Regional Exporters Special Shield.

1984: EEPC Merit for Export Excellence.

1985: Electrical Contracts Division setup in Trivandrum, Kerala.

1986: EEPC Merit for Export Excellence.

1987: Commercial Production of AAAC Conductors.

1991: Export division established at Corporate Office at Trivandrum.

ALIND – The first and foremost

ALIND has many firsts to its credit:

  • Brought the revolutionary Properzi continuous Casting & Rod Rolling Process to India.
  • Manufactured in 1961 ACSR Core wire and High Tensile Steel Wires, hitherto imported.
  • First export of conductors from India.
  • First Indian ISI mark added to Alind.
  • The first company in Asia to have started manufacture use of Aluminium Conductors for Electricity Distribution
  • First company in India to have paid 50% Bonus to its employees.
  • First to obtain license for manufacture of SF6 gas Circuit Breakers in India.
  • First to start manufacture of Statics Relays in India.

Our Vision

We are committed to design, manufacture and supply electrical switchgears in accordance with customer requirements ensuring continual improvement of the product and the quality management system. We shall ensure customer satisfaction by providing reliable products and services.

Our Mission

Delight customers with modern manufacturing practices and innovate in electrical products. Develop long term relationships with our vendors/business partners to support our goals and synergic growth.

Our Values

Exceeds customer satisfaction in terms of quality, Price, on-time delivery and support.Always adhere to proper and high business ethics. Provide a place and nurturing environment for our employees to flourish and grow.

Aluminium Industries Ltd. (ALIND)

ALIND has started its commercial production of Switchgears in 1970 at Mannar in Alappuzha District of Kerala State