KSB Limited Sets Industry

Pune, Maharashtra, India KSB Limited, a pioneer in the manufacturing of critical application pumps for Nuclear power plants, has added a new feather to its cap. The Nuclear Projects Division of KSB Limited (Shirwal Plant) was recently credited with the distinguished ISO 19443:2018 certification.

Responding to this notable achievement, Mr. Nitin Patil, Vice President, Nuclear Business, KSB Limited said, “We are pleased to announce that KSB Limited is the first company in India in the pump industry to be accredited with ISO 19443:2018 certification. As the industry leader, and a trusted partner for nuclear power projects in India, we believe it is our responsibility to take continuous efforts in setting new industry standards. Adoption to new practices like this is a testament to our competence and commitment to excellence.”

Under this certification, KSB would cover the development, production, marketing, and servicing of pumps, auxiliary components, and systems in the nuclear field for products and systems classified as ITNS (Important to Nuclear Safety).

ISO 19443 is an international standard that defines the specific requirements of a quality management system for organizations supplying products and services important to nuclear safety (ITNS). It ensures robust quality management systems and the implementation of rigorous safety protocols.

“This certification is vital as it demonstrates our adherence to the highest standards of safety, reliability, and regulatory compliance, which are paramount in the nuclear power sector. The significance of ISO 19443 lies in its implementation to achieve proper operating conditions, prevent accidents, and mitigate accident consequences, resulting in the protection of workers, the public, and the environment from undue radiation risks, and enhancing the confidence of our clients and stakeholders in our processes and products,” he added.