European Pump Industry Recognises EKKI at Global Pump Industry Awards Ceremony

EKKI has become the first Indian company to be recognised under two finalist categories at the 2022 annual pump industry awards ceremony held in Warwick, United Kingdom by a jury of leading European pump company members.
European Pump Industry Recognises EKKI at Global Pump Industry Awards Ceremony

The Pump Industry Awards 2022 where held in Warwickshire on March 31st 2022 to celebrate the companies thatr innovate and invest in the sector. Pictured: (Front Right) Kanishka Arumugam CEO of Ekki water Technologies who where nominated for the Contribution to Skills & Training award. (Image source: Russell Sach)

The Pump Industry Awards (PIA) is not only one of the most prestigious, but also one of the oldest and most revered pump industry competitions in the world. This award ceremony is organised by the British Pump manufacturers association (BPMA) along with leading European pump industry members.

PIA awards aim to recognise pump companies in Europe and other global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and skills.

EKKI has been recognised as a key contributor for skills and training in the industry through its EIWTC initiative. EKKI International Water Technology Centres (EIWTC) is a global centre of excellence for training , research and entrepreneurship in pumps and water related technologies. EIWTC partners with leading Industries , Government and Academic Institutions globally.

The "Rising Star" finalist recognition was also presented to the EKKI CEO Kanishka Arumugam for his significant contribution in transforming the fortunes of his family business EKKI from making Agriculture Pumps to Cutting Edge Water technologies for the world. He is credited for setting up India’s first waste water joint venture with German Pump major HOMA which has presence in more than 120 Countries across the world.

Commenting on the recognition, Mr. Kanishka Arumugam, CEO of EKKI said: "We at EKKI are immensely proud to be recognised internationally for our Innovative initiatives within the Industry. This finalist accolades from the world’s most respected and important members of the Pump Industry, recognises the true success and potential of EKKI. At EKKI, we are really passionate about producing globally competitive products from India and make EKKI as one of the most respected family owned companies from this part of the world. I dedicate this recognition to my father our Group Founder Mr.Arumugam.P, members of EKKI, our Partner HOMA in Germany , Distributors , Dealers and Supply Chain Partners across the globe”.

Commenting on this prestigious European recognition, EKKI’s German Partner Mr. Hans Hoffmann, CEO of HOMA said: “EKKI is seen as one among the fastest growing water tech companies in India and globally. EKKI as a company has proved to a German partner like us that they are full of potential with extraordinary quality and capable of designing and producing highly competitive products, with impressive profits. Kanishka Arumugam is one of the most successful young executives we have in the industry. Backed by his strong academic background from Oxford and Warwick he is an intellectually curious young leader who is ready to pause to reflect, seize new opportunities, and create an impact in the water industry.”

Arumugam.P, Group CEO and Founder said: "EKKI serves as a role-model for all our other companies within the group. By this distinguished recognition, it has once again led the way. I could not be any prouder because I know that no one is more capable of leading EKKI successfully into a sustainable and digital future than Kanishka”.

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