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Milestones

Year Event
2015 Blue Star enters into JV with W J Towell & Co LLC; forms Blue Star Oman Electro-Mechanical Company LLC
2015 Total Income crosses Rs 3000 crores
2015 The PE&IS business of the Company transferred to a separate subsidiary called Blue Star Engineering & Electronics in April 2015.
2013 Blue Star celebrates its 70th Anniversary.
2012 Blue Star celebrates Birth Centennial of Founder Chairman, Mohan T Advani.
2011 Blue Star forays into the residential air conditioning segment.
2010 Blue Star acquires D S Gupta Construction, the largest independent Indian plumbing and fire-fighting contractor. Fortifies the Company's integrated Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing & Fire fighting (MEP) contracting offering.
2008 Total Income crosses Rs 2000 crores
2008 Blue Star powers into Building Electrification. Acquires Naseer Electricals, a leading Electrical Contractor
2007 Blue Star sets up its fifth factory at Wada, Thane District
2006 Blue Star opts for a 5 for 1 stock split
2006 Total Income crosses the Rs 1000 crores mark
2005 Blue Star sets up new factory at Kala Amb in Himachal Pradesh
2003 Blue Star exits Yokogawa JV
2001 Total Income crosses 500 crores. Export of air conditioning products begins
2000 International Software business spun off to form Blue Star Infotech, listed on stock exchanges
1999 Blue Star exits from Industrial Projects business
1998 Major thrust on dealerisation and brand building begins
1997 Dadra Plant inaugurated
1995 Blue Star exits from HP India JV
1993 Formation of Arab Malaysian Blue Star JV in Malaysia
1992 Blue Star exits from Motorola JV
1992 Total Income crosses Rs 200 crores
1990 Gandhinagar factory closes
1989 JV with Hewlett-Packard and Motorola
1988 Assembly of personal computers under the brand name ‘Quantum’ begins
1988 Manufacturing collaboration with Mitsubishi
1988 Blue Star becomes India’s largest central air conditioning company
1987 Gandhinagar factory set up for EPABX systems
1987 Yokogawa Blue Star JV formed
1986 Total Income crosses Rs 100 crores
1985 Manufacture of centrifugal packaged chillers commences at Thane Plant
1984 York technology collaboration begins
1983 International Software Division inaugurated in Seepz
1980-86 Major AC and R projects executed in the Middle East
1980 Bharuch Factory set up
1978 Industrial Division commences activity
1977 Middle East thrust begins. Joint Venture (JV) with Al Shirawi in Dubai
1977 Hitachi Medical Equipment distributorship begins
1974 Water Cooler manufacturing license granted to Yusuf Alghanim, Kuwait
1972 First skyscrapers of Mumbai – Air India Building, Express Towers and Oberoi Hotel set-up – all air conditioned by Blue Star
1972 Total Income crosses Rs 10 crores. Employment crosses 2,000
1970 Hewlett- Packard distributorship commences
1969 Factory moves from Colaba in Mumbai to Thane
1965 Techniglas Pvt Ltd set up to manufacture insulation material
1964 Total employment crosses 1,000
1962 GDR Machine Tools distributorship begins
1960 Total Income crosses the Rs 1 crore mark
1957 Perkin-Elmer tie-up marks the start of the electronics business. GDR business machines agency commences
1955 GDR Testing machines distributorship begins
1954 Blue Star selected as distributor for Honeywell
1949 Proprietorship converted to Private Limited Companies
1948 Manufacturing of water coolers commences
1947 Worthington selects Blue Star as Indian Partner. Manufacturing of ice candy machines and bottle coolers begins. Central air conditioning system design and execution begins
1946 Blue Star secures Melchior Armstrong Dessau agency
1943 Mohan T Advani establishes Blue Star Engineering Company as a proprietary firm
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