About Us

Amara Raja Group

Amara Raja is amongst India's leading business conglomerates with interests spanning verticals from the production of lead-acid batteries (AMARON brand), power conversion products, sheet metal products, precision components, electronic products, infrastructure development, industrial services to food processing. Amara Raja Group of companies with their flagship company Amara Raja Batteries Limited is one of the largest manufacturers of Automotive and Industrial batteries in India. Amara Raja Group employs a workforce of more than 14000 people with a Net revenue of around Rs 7755 Crores (USD 1.2 billion) during the financial year 2017-18. Know More


Amara Raja Batteries Limited

Amara Raja Batteries Limited (ARBL), the flagship company of the Amara Raja Group with 26% equity each from Galla Family and Johnson Controls Inc, USA, is the technology leader and is one of the largest manufacturers of lead-acid batteries for both industrial and automotive applications in the Indian storage battery industry.

ARBL has prestigious original equipment manufacturers like Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Hyundai Motors India Limited, Ford India Limited, Tata Motors Limited, Mahindra and Mahindra Limited, Honda Cars India Limited, Renault Nissan, Honda Motorcycles & Scooters India Private Ltd, Royal Enfield, Bajaj Auto Ltd, and many more as its clients. The Company's Industrial and Automotive batteries are exported to 32 countries across the globe.

In India, Amara Raja is the preferred supplier to major telecom service providers, Telecom equipment manufacturers, UPS sector (OEM & Replacement), Indian Railways and to Power, Oil & Gas among other industry segments.


Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi-industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 120,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next-generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through a strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. Know More

Core Purpose

To transform our increasing spheres of influence and to improve the quality of life by building institutions that provide better access to better opportunities to more people. . . all the time.

Core Values

Amara Raja is a symphony of diverse elements coming together and moving forward in perfect harmony. These five colours come together as a swirling mass to form a dynamic circle of unparalleled energy. The new form of energy is a reflection of Amara Raja, an emblem of everything that defines
- The Amara Raja Way®

  • INNOVATION

    Innovation to us is proactively rebelling for better ways of doing things leading to newer possibilities.

    Element
    Space
    Mind State
    Synthesising
  • EXCELLENCE

    Excellence to us is continually enhancing our performance to consistently produce outstanding results with lasting impact.

    Element
    Wind
    Mind State
    Disciplined
  • ENTREPRENEURSHIP

    Entrepreneurship to us is leading with courage and conviction to convert gaps into opportunities, create wealth and contribute to growth.

    Element
    Fire
    Mind State
    Creative
  • EXPERIENCES

    Experiences to us are what we create for our stakeholders which make them feel part of something special, leading to endearing relationships

    Element
    Water
    Mind State
    Spiritual
  • RESPONSIBILITY

    Responsibility to us is the total ownership of our thoughts and actions in every situation to achieve maximum common good in the best interest of Environment, Society, Customer, Supplier, Employee and Shareholders

    Element
    Earth
    Mind State
    Respectful & Ethical

Vision 2025

Through the Amara Raja and through enduring progressive partnerships we will be a Global Leader in Batteries and Battery Technologies and a dominant player in the Indian Ocean Rim.

History

It was in the year 1985 that Amara Raja made its humble beginning. Our Founder Chairman Dr Ramachandra N Galla has returned from the USA with the expressed purpose of making a difference by ushering development in his homeland at Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh. He firmly believed that apart from business objectives, Entrepreneurs had an underlying responsibility towards empowering people and advancing social goals.

Feb 1985

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. Incorporated

1989

Amara Raja Batteries Limited inks Technology agreement with GNB Batteries Inc.

1990

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. introduced VRLA technology in India

1991

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd goes public

1991

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd successfully launched VRLA batteries for telecom application

1992

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd commenced production of VRLA batteries

1993

Amara Raja Batteries Limited Launched Batteries for Indian Railways

1995

First export shipment of Industrial Batteries by Amara Raja Batteries Limited

1996

Amara Raja Batteries Limited successfully Launched VRLA batteries in Indian Railways for Rolling Stack Application

Feb 1997

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. received ISO certification

Dec 1997

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. diversified into automotive batteries and signed JV with Johnson Controls Inc.

1998

Supply of first batch of automotive batteries to Ford India Pvt Ltd

May 1998

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd received QS-9000 Certification

2000

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd launched Brand AMARON Automotive batteries

2000

'Amaron' adjudged Automotive product of the year by Overdrive

Sep 2001

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. received ISO 14001 Certification

Sep 2001

Amara Raja corporate logo launched

Sep 2001

Automotive battery plant of Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. Inaugurated by Shri. N. Chandra Babu Naidu, Honourable Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh

Jul 2002

Industrial Batteries Division(IBD) of Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. launched Quanta Branded UPS Batteries

Aug 2002

Automotive Batteries Division (ABD) of Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. launched Amaron Hi Way and Amaron Harvest batteries

Oct 2002

First export shipment of Amaron Automotive Batteries to Singapore

Mar 2003

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. received Ford Q1, Preferred quality status award

Sep 2004

Automotive Batteries Division (ABD) of Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. launched Amaron PRO, Amaron GO, Amaron FRESH and Amaron SHIELD batteries

Apr 2007

Automotive Batteries Division (ABD) of Amara Raja Batteries Launched Amaron Black and Amaron Flo batteries

Apr 2007

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd launched Brand POWERZONE Automotive batteries

Apr 2007

Amara Raja Batteries inaugurated 2 wheeler battery plant

May 2008

Amara Raja Batteries limited Launched Amaron Probike Rider, the first AGM batteries for Two Wheelers

2010

Amara Raja Batteries limited unveiled New AMARON LOGO

Dec 2010

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. launched Amaron Sleek and Amaron Volt brands for Industrial applications

2011

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. featured in Asia's "Best Under a Billion" 2010 list of companies by Forbes Magazine.

Feb 2011

Amara Raja Group dons new identity to mark its Silver Jubilee celebrations

2012

QRS series introduced for Telecom to aid efforts in reduction of diesel consumption

2012

Launched Amaron Current HUPS Tubular Batteries

Jan 2014

Inaugurated World's largest integrated Medium Valve Regulated Lead Acid (MVRLA) Battery Plant at ARGC, Nunegundlapalli, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India.

May 2015

Inaugurated Second Automotive battery plant of Amara Raja Batteries Ltd at Amara Raja Growth Corridor (ARGC) Nunegundlapalli, Chittoor,Andhra Pradesh, India by Shri. N. Chandra Babu Naidu, Honourable Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh

Jan 2015

AMARON awarded as 'Asia's Most Promising Brand' for the year 2013-14 under Automotive Category by World Consulting and Research Corporation (WCRC).

Jan 2016

Amaron received the prestigious Superbrand status Award from Superbrands Council

Aug 2016

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd inaugurated Tubular battery plant

2017

Launch of Amaron Brute brand for Motive power by Industrial Batteries Division

May 2017

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd received the "Most Promising Company of the year Award for 2016-2017" at the12th CNBC TV18 India Business Leader Awards

Aug 2017

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd featured in India's Super 50 Companies by Forbes India

Dec 2017

Mr. George R Oliver, Chairman and CEO, Johnson Controls inaugurated India's Largest and Most Advanced Two Wheeler Battery Plant at Amara Raja Growth Corridor (ARGC)

Dec 2017

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd and Johnson Controls Celebrated 20 years of JV partnership - longest running Indo-American JV in Auto Ancillary segment

Dec 2017

Amara Raja Group joined as official member of World Economic Forum

July 2018

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. - Incorporation Of An Wholly Owned Subsidiary In Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone)

17 Sep 2018

Amara Raja signs agreement with Johnson Controls Technology Company (JC), USA for acquiring the license for manufacturing advanced stamped grid plate making technology.

Global Presence

With products and services spanning a wide range of business industries, Amara Raja has its business presence in more than 32 countries and is on a mission to envelop the world beyond borders.

Recognition over the years

Awards & Accolades

2018

Andhra Pradesh Green Awards

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. received first prize in AP Green awards 2017 under 'Industries (Private)' category from A.P. Greening and Beautification Corporation, Government of Andhra Pradesh.

2018

Gold Award - Indus Towers

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. was presented with Gold Award for their support in the category 'Infra Equipment- Supply.' This award was presented during Partner's Meet-2018 event organised by Indus Towers.

2018

High-Quality Performance Award - Bajaj Auto Ltd

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. received an award for 'High-Quality Performance' from Bajaj Auto Ltd. at their recently held supplier meet in Aurangabad on 26th June 2018.

2018

Best Vendor Rating and System Audit Award - Maruti Suzuki India Ltd

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. received an award for 'Best Vendor Rating and System Audit' from Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. at their recently held vendor meet in Abu Dhabi on 3rd & 4th May 2018.

2018

Construction Safety Award- Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd.

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. secured second place in 'Construction Safety' in a competition held during the quarterly award function in Maharashtra Circle.

2017

QCDM Award - Tata Motors Ltd.

This is the first time Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. has received an award from Tata Motors and this award is in recognition for our excellence in the field of QCDM parameters (Excellence in Quality, Delivery, and Relationship Building).

2017

Q-1 Award - Bajaj Auto Ltd

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. is among the chosen few to receive this prestigious award. The award was received by Mr. Rajeev Mehra, Head- OEM Business (ASBU) from Mr. Rahul- Sr. GM Sourcing and Mr. Subramanian Iyer- Sr. GM Operations, Bajaj Auto Ltd.

2017

Most Promising Company of the Year - CNBC TV18 IBLA

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. (ARBL) was awarded the 'India's Most Promising Company of The Year 2016-2017'. This award was presented during the 12th CNBC TV18 India Business Leader Awards that was held on 23rd March 2017 in Delhi at a glittering event.

2017

Overall Performance Award – Bosch

This award is in recognition of the ARBL overall performance based on supplier evaluation criteria such as Quality, Cost, Delivery and New Parts addition. This award was received by Mr. Rajesh Jindal - Vice President and CMO(ASBU) and Mr. Laskhmikanth PVRK - Head Private Label Business (ASBU).

2017

1st Runner Award - CII Six Sigma National Conference

Amara Raja Group Small Battery Division has won the First Runner Award in Eleventh CII Six Sigma National Conference and Competition under the 'Manufacturing Industry (Discrete and Assembly Line)' category. The competition took place on 25th and 26th September 2017 in Bangalore. The project selected for the Award was 'Reduction of ICW Splatters scrap in Assembly process in 2.5 Ah model'.

2017

Two Awards from Maruti Suzuki India Ltd

Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. received awards for 'Consistent High-Quality Performance' and 'Design & Development' from Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. at their vendor meet in Singapore on 8th & 9th May 2017

2017

Environmental Leadership Award - Cummins

Cummins conducted a supplier survey in Corporate Responsibility, Environmental Leadership, Supplier Diversity Leadership and Best Safety Practices. Cummins received nominations from 137 companies and Amara Raja Batteries Ltd. won the award under the category of Environmental Leadership.