Lagan was set up in 1955 by James Mackie & Sons, Belfast, Northern Ireland, for manufacturing Jute Machineries as a subsidiary. It was run under the Government of India from 1978 to 2000, when the controlling stake in the Company was disinvested to Murlidhar Ratanlal Exports Ltd., a Rs 700 Crore company involved in Jute manufacturing.

Over the past 60 years, Lagan has maintained the highest standards of quality earning it plaudits and customers from all over the globe. Almost all machines manufactured by it over these years are still running well in Jute mills. In these past 15 years, Lagan has extensively modernized its machinery and infrastructure, enabling it to be a major engineering player in Eastern India. With the help of its R&D team, Lagan has introduced new technology and also added new verticals to its business.

The Company has stood out ahead of competition through its unwavering stand on quality and service support. These same ideals are allowing it to make rapid strides in new industries and verticals.

Lagan is professionally and independently run with representation on the Board of Directors of International Textile machinery consultants, Jute Industry stalwarts as well as chairman of PSUs. Lagan has received Export Promotion Award from Textile Machinery Manufacturers Of India continuously for last four years(2010-11 to 2013-14) Lagan is professionally and independently run with representation on the Board of Directors of International Textile machinery consultants, Jute Industry stalwarts as well as chairman of PSUs. Lagan has received Export Promotion Award from Textile Machinery Manufacturers Of India continuously for last four years(2010-11 to 2013-14) Established by James Mackie & Sons of Belfast in Northern Ireland, Lagan has provided high-quality Jute Machines globally. Over time, Lagan has maintained high standards of manufacturing, modernized its infrastructure, introduced new products and constantly innovated in its field. Its satisfied clients include Jute Mills all over the world from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Vietnam, Ethiopia and many other countries. Lagan machines have been running in the Industry for over 60 years – a testimony to their durability, solid construction and metallurgy. The LAGAN name is recognised globally for its product quality and service.

“Lagan Engineering has had a long journey of excellence in supplying high quality and complex machines. The company has stood out ahead of competition having never compromised on its quality and service support to the customer. We are bringing the same expertise in R&D, production and service support to the field of agriculture in an attempt to provide long lasting solutions for the Indian farmer. With our technology, machines and knowhow, we are confident that farming can become more profitable, more viable and provide a growing income for our national asset – the farmer. We want the farmer to cherish the Farming experience and more and more youth to join this sector which has a regal legacy in India by providing them with the latest tools and technology to further the trade."

Anirudh Kajaria
Managing Director,
Lagan Engineering Company Ltd.