Usha International acquires Usha Lexus appliances, housing its complete sourcing and manufacturing capabilities and completing its integration from product conceptualisation to product branding to sales The Company enters into an exclusive sales and distribution agreement with Rinnai Corporation (Japan) to sell high-end cooktops in India.
The Company signs a 20 year cooperation agreement with Janome Sewing Machine Company of Japan.
The Company launches a range of cooktops, built-in-hobs and cooker hoods.
Usha International Limited and Shriram Fuel Injection Industries Limited merge into Jay Engineering Works Limited (renamed Usha International Limited, UIL).
The Company acquires a water cooler factory from Daikin.
The Company enters into a tie-up with Hunter Fan Company of USA to market premium Usha Hunter ceiling fans.
The Company markets light weight kerosene pumpsets powered by Honda engines.
The Company introduces a new range of diesel engines for power generation.
The Company introduces fourth generation fully automatic sewing machines in collaboration with Janome Sewing Machine Company. The Company launches monobloc pumps and a complete range of water lifting equipment.
The Company introduces a range of home appliances.
Usha Sales is renamed Usha International.
The Company adds fuel injection equipment to its auto component range.
Usha Sales becomes a public limited company
The Company adds diesel engines to its product range
Dr. Charat Ram is appointed Chairman of Usha Sales
The company exports India’s first ceiling fan
The Company adds fans to its product range, The company reduces its production to three products - sewing machines, fans and hurricane lanterns (discontinued in 1956)
The Company exports India’s first sewing machine
Jay Engineering Works (the manufacturing arm of Usha International) commences the manufacture of iron pickets, water meters, gun and shell covers, hurricane lanterns among others in response to rising World War II demand
The Company markets India’s first indigenous sewing machine (brand name: Usha).