Vijay Group of Companies has been operating in the Fire Industry in India for over 59 years, fulfilling our motto of ensuring Fire “Prevention, Safety & Security”. Our group of companies cater to a multitude of products and services, mainly in the Fire Industry, which include: Passive Fire Protection Systems; Fire Engine Vehicles; Specialty Vehicles; DCP Skids; Waste Collection and Sweeper Vehicles; Safety Equipment; Security Systems; Medical Equipment; Latex Gloves; Turnkey Industrial and Commercial Fire and Safety Projects; Medical Devices and Building Management Services.
Here’s a brief look at our growth story
Back in 1959, when Mr. Raitlal Salot laid the foundation for Vijay Machinery Stores, a fire extinguisher trading and machinery parts manufacturing unit in Mumbai, little did he know that this fledgling venture would grow in to the large conglomerate of Vijay Group of Companies. Vijay Group is nothing short of a gamut of highly recognized, sophisticated and specialized companies with the expertise to turn out virtually any customized technological solution that its ever expanding client base may ask for in the fire industry. Our products meet the most stringent international standards and We have executed over 3500 turnkey projects across India, Asia and the Middle East to our merit.”
Mr. Raitlal Salot establishes Vijay Machinery Stores, Mumbai.
Mr. Jitendra and Kantilal Salot join and set up factories and offices in Mumbai and Umbergaon (Gujarat).
A manufacturing plant for fire extinguishers is started.
A manufacturing collaboration with Kidde (UK) for fire detection and Co2 extinguishing systems results in the installation of the very first detector system in India for State Bank of India.
We step into Hydrants & Sprinkler Systems Projects.
100% indigenous manufacturing of fire fighting vehicles begins at Umbergaon.
Mr. Pradip and Harish Salot step in to make the Vijay Group the Indian market leader in fire protection.
Service business of halon extinguishing systems is added.
Collaboration with Sabre Safety Ltd.(UK) to manufacture high quality safety systems.
Ace Turnkey Fire Protection Pvt. Ltd. (a manufacturer of passive fire protection) is acquired and the effluent treatment division launched.
The third generation joins - growth accelerates, we get an IPO and generated capital to fund further expansion initiatives. Vijay Fire is the first Indian fire protection company to be listed on the Indian Stock Exchange.
We tie up with Autronica, Norway to manufacture analogue addressable smoke detection systems. A highly sophisticated facility is built in Navi Mumbai.
FM approvals for production of detectors and control panels.
The health division is launched and we start manufacturing surgical gloves..
Contracting business is sold to Kidde, UK (now a UTC Company).
Well-established as market leaders we grow into other fields like specialized fire vehicles, safety and security systems, building management systems, passive fire protection, medical equipment, trading in agricultural products, etc.
Vijay Transtech started exporting mechanical and Electronic products to Europe and North America.
VFVPL tied up with Morita, Japan to supply Turn Table Ladders in India. Vijay Transtech opened a subsidiary working towards contracting of high end building automation systems.
Vijay Transtech diversified the product range to add investment casting, pressure die casting, forging, sheet metal and fabrication of products apart from machining parts.
VSSL started full-fledged Middle-East operations in Qatar and the UAE. Vijay Transtech aggressively ventured into implementing BMS systems for pharmaceutical clients and worked with all major pharma clients across India.
VSE is the first company in India to get Factory Mutual Approval for its Fire Stopping Products and Fire Retardent Coating Compound.
Vijay Systems Engineers developed and introduced Fire Doors. Vijay Transtech received an order for implementing all IBMS systems for The Ruby, the tallest commercial building in Mumbai with an area of 1.25 million sqft.
VFVPL supplied 18 Fire Fighting Vehicles to Egypt Defense. Vijay Transtech added new capabilities in manufacturing and diversified industry focus to instrumentation, automobile and the hydraulic industries. Also, successfully developed multiple new products for clients
VSE developed and introduced Glazed Partitions with Frame.
VFVPL introduced Road Sweepers in India.
VFVPL tied up with Iturri, Spain to supply Rescue Vehicles in India.
VFVPL supplies 10 Fire Fighting Vehicles to Tanzania.