Voltas has been a pioneer in the manufacturing of Air-Conditioners in India . In the year 1954 a collaboration with the Volkart Brothers, a Swiss firm and Tata Sons Limited, resulted in the formation of Voltas Limited, which is now one of the leading Air conditioning concerns of India. Throughout the years Voltas- UPBG has a list of innovative firsts in India
- Manufactured the first ever room air conditioner in 1954.
- Set up the first integrated plant in 1969.
- Introduced the first innovative split air conditioner in 1984
- Introduced the tall and elegant slimline air conditioner in 1993
- Introduced micro-processor based packaged unit in 1998.
- First to introduce water dispensers with mini fridge.
- Among the first to launch sub 1.0 Ton Acs
- Introduced Energy Efficient Air-Conditioners in 2007
- First to introduce corner split AC in 2008