Entered into technical collaboration with F. E. Myers & Bro., USA in 1961. ? First manufacturer of ejecto (jet) pumps for deepwell water lifting in India. ? First manufacturer of reciprocating pumps in India. ? First manufacturer of automatic water systems in India. ? Obtained technical know-how in1965 from Aurora Pumps, USA for the manufacturer of turbine type pumps and horizontal split case pumps. ? Adopted the WASP brand name in1969 upon expiration of the technical collaboration with Myers. ? Set up independent R & D centre in 1973. ? Obtained know?how from F. E. Myers & Bro., USA in 1976 for the manufacture of high pressure triplex reciprocating pumps. ? First manufacturer of high pressure triplex reciprocating pumps in India. ? Developed a larger range of horizontal split case pumps and a variety of washing accessories to be used with high pressure triplex reciprocating pumps. ? Developed dumper washing systems for the mining sector. ? Developed mobile decontamination system for defense.