The company was incorporated as ‘HPL-Socomec Private Limited’ on May 28, 1992 as a private limited company under the Companies Act 1956, with the Registrar of Companies, National Capital Territory of Delhi and Haryana at New Delhi (the RoC). Pursuant to a resolution of its Board of Directors dated January 21, 2010 and a resolution of its shareholders dated February 18, 2010, the name of the company was changed to HPL Electric & Power Private Limited and a fresh certificate of incorporation was issued upon change of name by the RoC on March 10, 2010. Further, pursuant to conversion of the company to a public limited company, the name of the company was changed to ‘HPL Electric & Power Limited’ and a fresh certificate of incorporation consequent upon change of name on conversion to public limited company was issued by the RoC on December 14, 2015.
The company supplies its products through a network of authorized dealers or distributors to institutional, non-institutional and corporate customers. It supplies switchgears, lighting equipment and wires and cables, primarily through its pan-India authorized dealer network. The company’s authorized dealers or distributors further sell its products to over 15,000 retailers in India. In addition, it supplies its products to Power Utilities, which primarily includes supply of meters under direct contractual arrangements to electricity boards and power distribution companies, as well as through project contractors. Further, the company supplies its portfolio of products to developers of residential and commercial building projects, OEMs and to industrial customers through a mix of direct sales and supply through its authorized dealer network.
The company also operates two tool rooms at Gurgaon (Haryana) and Kundli (Haryana), within its R&D Centres, where it has in-house component designing and tool designing facilities. The company currently owns and operates seven manufacturing facilities located across the states of Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, having in-house testing capabilities, including one manufacturing facility owned and operated by its Subsidiary.
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The company is an established electric equipment manufacturing company in India, manufacturing a diverse portfolio of electric equipment, including, metering solutions, switchgears, lighting equipment and wires and cables, catering to consumer and institutional customers in the electrical equipment industry. It currently manufactures and sells its products under the umbrella brand ‘HPL’, which has been registered in India since 1975.