History

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Prabhat Worldwide


1966

  • Established by HK. Dhruv as a family owned business, which to this day it still is, in Mumbai India.
  • The company was started as an automotive component manufacturer and distributor.

1990

  • Development of Mechanical & Transition Joint Gaskets
  • Started selling/supplying to U.S. based customers

1994

  • Opening of new manufacturing plant in Sarigam (Gujarat India).
  • First UL approved gaskets (Push-On) sold in the USA.

1996

  • Two years after opening the plant in Sarigam, the annual quantity produced exceed the one million piece mark.

1999

  • ISO 9001:2000 certification for Quality Management System at Manufacturing Facility
  • Developed marketing, sales, and distribution operation in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Started manufacturing of PVC-pipe Rieber-Style gaskets for the North American market.

2001

  • Material-Pruefungs-Amt Nordrhein-Westfalen (MPA-NRW) listing/certification/approval for Push-On Gaskets
  • NSF 61 certification for MJ, Trans, Push-on & IPS Gaskets.

2003

  • ISO 9001:2000 Accreditation including design capabilities for Sarigam Plant.
  • Official formation of Prabhat Industries LLC. in Atlanta, Georgia

2005

  • NSF 61 certification for C900 / C905 gaskets
  • Sarigam manufacturing plant expansion to largely increase annual production capacity
  • Opening of representative sales office in China.

2006

  • Approval for ISO: 4633 / GB/T13295-2003.
  • Standard Health Test Clearance from Shanghai Disease Prevent & Control Center.

2008

  • Approval by Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) from United Kingdom for Push On Gaskets
  • ISO 9001:2008 New Certificate

2009

  • Introduction of Gaskets for Stoneware Pipes in EPDM as per EN-681-1 & ASTM C 425
  • Approval of TZW from Germany for Push on Gaskets

2010

  • Development of special adhesive, compatible with gaskets for stoneware pipes for fixing to SWG Pipes.