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Spinning success from diverse opportunities

Posted on March 25, 2013 by Ashok
Catch the exclusive interview by Kannan for The Hindu Business Line He set up Vortex Engineering in 2001. It was by chance that Vortex Engineering got into making ATMs. After several iterations in association with IIT-Madras, Vortex designed an ATM that could be installed in rural areas. Now, Vortex has about 700 machines installed across the country and has also developed an ATM that can be installed in urban areas, branded Ecoteller.
Once the ATM business started growing, Kannan decided to move the textile machinery business out of Vortex and founded Microspin Machine Works, in 2011. He is the CEO and Director of Microspin.

About Microspin Machine Works
Microspin is a start-up company born out of the vision to radically transform what is arguably the oldest industry of India – Textiles. Armed with a slew of innovative and patent-pending technologies, Microspin has forged a transformative architecture of textile production and marketing that is simultaneously inclusive, eco-friendly and profitable.
 

Vortex in Ashden awards

Posted on November 21, 2012 by Ashok
Shortlists have been announced for the 2013 Ashden Awards, which uncover and champion low-carbon trailblazers in the UK and across the globe. Vortex is shortlisted for the Ashden International Award along with 13 other organizations around the world. Read the entire news here.
Ashden International Awards-2013

About Ashden Awards
The Ashden Awards bring to light ground-breaking green energy champions in the UK and developing world and inspire others to follow. Since 2001, when the initiative was started,more than 140 sustainable energy pioneers have developed their work with the help of Ashden. Today the Awards are an internationally recognized yardstick for excellence in the field of green energy.
 

Vortex Solar ATM – Working for a Greener Planet

Posted on August 11, 2012 by Ashok

State Bank of India-Reaching New Horizons
This is the advertisement given by State Bank of India which indicates clearly that Vortex Solar ATM, is among the top initiatives which serve the environment at its best. Vortex Engineering, who are the makers of the world’s lowest power consuming ATM, has sustained the name of being the only ATM which is commercially viable enough to run on Solar power. Vortex has installed more than 250 Solar powered ATMs for State Bank of India, probably the most number of solar ATM installations ever made in any country.
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