Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) is a technology, engineering, construction and manufacturing company. It is one of the largest and most respected companies in India's private sector.
L&T was founded in Mumbai in 1938 by two Danish engineers, Henning Holck-Larsen and Soren Kristian Toubro. Both of them were strongly committed to developing India's engineering capabilities to meet the demands of industry.
Seven decades of a strong, customer-focused approach and the continuous quest for world-class quality have enabled it to attain and sustain leadership in all its major lines of business. L&T has an international presence, with a global spread of offices. A thrust on international business has seen overseas earnings grow significantly. It continues to grow its overseas manufacturing footprint, with facilities in China and the Gulf region. The company's businesses are supported by a wide marketing and distribution network, and have established a reputation for strong customer support.
L&T’s capabilities cover large process plants, construction, electrical distribution, electronics and information technology. L&T has a successful track record in building plant and equipment used in the oil & gas sector, refineries, infrastructure and power projects, and has technology relationships with world leaders that have enabled it to execute world-class projects.
Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) core activities include: Engineering & Construction Projects (E&C), Heavy Engineering (HED), Engineering Construction & Contracts (ECC), Electrical & Electronics (EBG), Machinery & Industrial Products (MIPD), and Information Technology & Engineering Services.