Blue Star Limited, originally known as Blue Star Engineering (Bombay) Pvt Ltd was founded by Mohan T. Advani in 1943. The Company was initially engaged in reconditioning of refrigerators and air-conditioners. Today, Blue Star is India's largest central airconditioning company with an annual turnover of Rs. 476 crores, a network of offices in 29 cities and three modern manufacturing facilities. Blue Star became a public limited company in 1969 with its corporate headquarters at Kasturi Buildings in Mumbai.
Blue Star manufactures and markets a wide range of airconditioning and refrigeration, systems and products. These include large central airconditioning plants, packaged airconditioning systems, split and window airconditioners; commercial refrigeration equipment such as water coolers, mineral water dispensers, ice-cube machines, deep freezers, walk-in cold rooms and commercial kitchen and laundry equipment.
Blue Star's other businesses include marketing and maintenance of hi-tech electronic and industrial products such as Testing Machines, Data Communication products, Medical and Analytical Instruments and Special Control Valves.
The Company has business alliances with world renowned technology leaders such as York International, USA; Hitachi, Japan; Kolpak, USA; Vestfrost, Denmark; Electrolux, Sweden and many others, so as to offer superior products to the customers.