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Jain Irrigation was founded to manufacture products that conserve natural resources. We strive for sustainability and optimal utilization of all land & water while enhancing the health and lives of people. Jain Irrigation team members adhere to a code of social responsibility defined by our company Mission — Leave this world better than you found it. Our actions are based on belief that water conservation will lead to a prosperous future for all.


Our Story - Key Developments


Jain Acquires Observant Technology

 

2015

Puresense, soil moisture monitoring assets acquisition

 

Point Source Irrigation acquired

 

2007

Aquarius Brands, Inc. acquired. including Agriculture Products, Inc. (“API”) and Wade Rain/PEPCO

 

Chapin Watermatics acquired – Chapin was founded in 1960

 

1995

Jain (Americas) Inc. is formed in the United States

 

Expands into micro irrigation

 

1980

Begins manufacturing PVC pipe

 

Founded, and began selling fertilizer and seeds

 

Our Community - Key Awards And Recognition


2015 – FORTUNE MAGAZINE: Change the World

Jain Irrigation was named #7 on Fortune’s first ever list of "Companies that are doing well by doing good"

2015 – University of Nebraska, Lincoln: Water For Food

Jain Irrigation and UNL announce research and education partnership

2015 – MIT: Securing Water For Food

Jain Irrigation partners with MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) GEAR Laboratory, developing a ground-breaking solar PV-based water purification technology, winning first place with $140,000 prize money

2012 – G20 Challenge on Inclusive Business Innovation award

The G20 Challenge Award citation describes Jain as a company that works with small farmers on both ends of the food supply chain providing them with micro irrigation systems; training them in efficient planting and irrigation. By shedding their dependence on wasteful traditional forms of irrigation, farmers increase their income by $100 to $1,000 per acre while conserving 500 million cubic meters of water per year

2012 – Forbes India presented its prestigious 'Good Company Award'

The award recognizes business leaders who have stepped up to the challenge of serving our people, especially the under-privileged who need support

2010- International Finance Corporation’s 2010 Client Leadership Award

Presented to Jain Irrigation noting Jain’s pioneering work to promote sustainable agriculture and raise farmers’ incomes through the efficient use of water, energy and fertilizer

1997 – Crawford Reid Memorial Award Trophy from the Irrigation Association

Recognizing significant achievements in promoting proper irrigation techniques and fostering major advancement in the industry. The award recognizes business leaders who have stepped up to the challenge of serving our people, especially the under-privileged who need support

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