Amara Raja Batteries Limited (ARBL) is the Pioneer of Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) Battery in India and the largest manufacturer of Standby VRLA batteries in the Indian Ocean Rim comprising the area ranging from Africa and the Middle East to South East Asia ARBL, with a turn over of more than 3500 Cr., is a Joint venture between Amara Raja group and Johnson Control Inc., USA with 26% of equity with each and the rest 48% is with the public.
ARBL has one of the biggest plant in Asia (area of 250 acres), most advanced microprocessor controlled and fully integrated state of the art manufacturing facility located at Karakambadi,Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh.On 22nd January 2014, Amara Raja Batteries Ltd has inaugurated and commissioned one of the world’s largest Integrated Medium VRLA plant spreading across 650 acres at Nunegundlapalli, near Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh with an investment of Rs.6 billion towards capacity expansion. With the new facility, the capacity will increase from 1.80 million units to 3.60 million and 6 million to 8.25 million in MVRLA and Automotive category respectively.
The future belongs to those who stake a claim for it here and now. This axiom has been our guiding principle at Amara Raja, helping us ceaselessly innovate and explore the new and never-before. Amara Raja has put its vision into practice by striding forward in the power management industry and consolidating its position as one of the leading players in the Asia-Pacific region. With Johnson Controls Inc., a world leader, as an equity alliance partner (26%), Amara Raja Pioneered the next generation battery technology in India. This partnership facilitates sharing of knowledge and innovations to accelerate and expand development efforts in the global battery market. It also enables harnessing technology tha acclimatized batteries to operate in harsh tropical conditions. Working together with alliance partner Johnson Controls, Amara Raja set up India’s finest battery plant, the first such facility for Johnson Controls in the last decade. This facility is backed by one of the finest Research & Development centers on site. A center that constantly and unceasingly thinks out-of-the-box and develops products and services that match worldclass standards, and sets industry benchmarks.