KHOSLA ENGINEERS, founded by Rajesh Khosla, a professional design engineer, became operational for manufacturing wax paper wrapping machines at Mohali, India.
Sold first wrapping machine OW 21.
Obtained first patent - an ongoing process there after.
Introduced wrapping machine OW51S for detergent bars and laundry soap. Sold first machine to Stepan Chemicals, a wholly owned unit of Hindustan Lever. Impressed by performance of the machine, the company replaced all its machines with OW51S. All these soap and detergent packaging machines are still operational.
Developed horizontal from fill and seal machine.
Exported first machine OW51S to Zimbabwe.
Expanded capacity of Mohali unit. Added 15,000 square feet of constructed area.
Mohali unit, Khosla Machines, became a private limited company.
Khosla Machines Pvt. Ltd. received its single biggest order of 51 detergent bar wrapping machines from Nirma Ltd., the largest detergent bar producers of India.