Company History - Windsor Machines
The company was incorporated on 4th May 1963 as a private limited
company under the name of Windsor Engineering Pvt. Ltd. It became a
public ltd. company by virtue of section 43-A of the company's act,
1956 on 16th March 1964. The name was changed to R.H. Windsor
(India) Ltd., on 14th, April 1964 & again to Klockner Windsor India
Ltd. on 7th March, 1986.
The company signed on 26th February 1964 a commercial and technical
collaboration agreement with R.H.Windsor Ltd of U.K pursuant to which
the latter subscribed 51% of the paid up capital of the company. The
factory at Thane commenced production in November 1964. The company
manufactures plastics processing machinery viz. injection moulding
machines, extrusion lines and blow moulding lines.
The collaborator company was taken over by Klockner Werke Group of
Companies of West Germany in Sept. 1982. It is presently known as
Klockner Ferromatik Desma GmbH which belongs to Klockner Werke
The factory at Thane commenced production in November 1964. The
at Vatva (Gujarat) started production of extrusion lines in November
1985 and the sale of machines commenced from Febraury 1986.
The company exports to several countries.
The company purchased from Klockner Ferromatik Desma GmbH the knowhow
for the manufacture of ferromatik range of plastic processing
injection moulding machines with solid state electronics and
microprocessor controls for a lump sum payment of DM 250,000 (Rs 10
The company also signed a collaboration agreement with Klockner
Ferromatik Desma GmbH for manufacrture of the DESMA range of machines
suitable for processing rubber, PVC, and polyurethane (PU) materials
with major applications in the area of manufature of shoe soles,
boots and other rubber and PU articles. During 1987, the company
negotiated with Klockner Ferromatik Desma GmbH for closed loop
microprocessor control machines. Technology for integrated extrusion
systems was imported and its production was established at Vatva
With effect from 7-3-1986, the name of the company was changed from R
H Windsor (India) Ltd. to Klockner Windsor India Ltd.
The company's proposal to manufacture packaging machinery in
collaboration with an associates company of Klockner-werke AG was
Still under negotiation.
In 1993-94, Klockner Ferromatik Desma GmbH sold their holding in
Klockner Ferromatik Desma Ltd (KFDL) , UK, the promoters of the
The name of Klockner Ferromatik Desma Ltd, UK, has been changed to
`DGP Windsor Ltd' Similarly, the name of the company is now changed
to DGP Windsor India Ltd
-Mr. D L Shah has resigned as Director and Mr. Alok M Tibrewala has
been appointed as Additional Director.
-Company has changed its name from DGP Windsor India Ltd. to Windsor
-Windsor Machines Ltd has appointed Mr. M K Arora as an Additional
Director on the Board with effect from September 29, 2007.
-Windsor Machines Limited has informed that The Committee at its
meeting held on July 14, 2008 has appointed Mr. Anil Pareek, Chief
Financial Officer, of the Company, as the Compliance Officer.
-Company has splits its Face value of Shares from Rs 4 to Rs 2
-Ms. Priti Patel has been appointed as Company Secretary and
Compliance Officer of the Company.
- Windsor Machines Ltd has appointed Mr. Shishir Dalal as an
Additional Director of the Company.
- Windsor Machines Ltd has appointed t Ms. Mahua Roy Chowdhury as an
Additional Director of the Company
-Windsor Machines has entered into an agreement and has acquired the
business of Italtech S.p.A on an ownership basis.