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  • Two Divisions:
    • Steering Gear Division (SGD)
    • Occupant Safety Division (OSD)
  • JV with TRW Automotive
  • 5 Manufacturing locations
  • TS 16949 & ISO 14001
  • Deming Prize in 2005 & Japan Quality Medal (JQM) in 2011 for (SGD)
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  • Incepted in 1987 to manufacture Steering Systems
  • Seat Belt manufacturing facility added in 1997
  • Both divisions have joint venture partnership with TRW Automotive JV LLC, USA
  • Independent and comprehensive units to design, test and manufacture complete rang of power steering solutions and seat belt systems
  • Established dominant share of business in both Commercial Vehicle steering and Passenger Car steering industry
  • Preferred OE partner to Indian OE majors in Passenger Car, Multi Utility Vehicle, Light Commercial Vehicle, Medium and Heavy Commercial Vehicle categories
  • Occupant safety Division serves Passenger Car, Utility Vehicle & Commercial Vehicle segments


The steering division uses the latest technological design applications to arrive at the perfect steering solutions for its customers :

  • AutoCAD, Pro-E Wildfire - 3D modeling & drawing, Pro-Mechanica / Cosmos - F.E.Analysis, CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics), AMESim for system behavior study employed for product ideation and development
  • Effective use of CAD applications employed at design centre of seat belt
  • R&D CAPABILITY Drafting, Application Engg, Packaging Study, Modeling, Simulation / Analysis Software's : Catia V4/V5, Solid works, AutoCAD, COSMOS


Product Technologies for :

  • Optimum Power to Weight Ratio
  • Energy Efficient Products
  • Responsive Steering
  • Lower NVH Products

Wide range of product technologies, Passive safety system to enhance occupant safety in the event of vehicle crash and improve NCAP rating

Seat Belts

  • Pre-tensioner Energy absorber
  • Hanging/Shelf mounted Retractors - for easy product packaging and to meet European regulations for the rear centre seat Belt
  • Seat mounted retractors - for easy access
  • With self-aligning sensors (Gimbal)
  • Sensor canceller for foldable seats
  • Automatic locking retractor (KISI) - compatible for Child and Adult occupant
  • Seat Belt reminder on buckle - to alert occupant to fasten the seat belt
  • Pre-tensioner capable Buckles
  • Seat Belt Height adjuster to improve comfort for varying occupant sizes

Inflatable Restraint Systems to minimize injury

  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air bag

R & D Capabilities

  • Design and Development Capability for complete system of Hydraulic Power assisted steering, that includes Steering gear assembly, Hydraulic pump and Reservoir etc.
  • Well established with relevant Design and Simulation Software for design of Power Steering products.
  • Well established Testing facility to validate Products as per Global standards including Noise Test Specifications.
  • Application, Engineering & Development of safety systems using advanced CAD and simulation tools
  • System Integration
  • Equipped with Test lab to carry out testing as per National (IS/AIS), International (ECE/EEC/GS/VSCC..) and Customer specifications and COP testing


  • Steering Gear Division :

    4 plants located in Tiruchirapally (1), Chennai (2) & Rudrapur (1) manufacture Hydraulic Power Steering Systems.

    • Tiruchirapally plant - Fully integrated gear
    • Chennai plants - Pump and Power Rack & Pinion division
    • Rudrapur plant - Steering Gears and Pumps
  • Occupant Safety Division :
    • Chennai plant - Occupant Safety Systems
  • Quality

    • TS 16949 and ISO 14000 standards company
    • IS0 14001 certified plants
    • OHSAS 18001 certified
    • Winner of Deming Prize in the year 2005
    • Winner of Japan Quality Medal (JQM) in the year 2011
    • TS16949 and ISO 14001 certified & FORD Q1 Award
    Deming Prize ISO/TS 16949:2002 JQM Deming Prize


    Sales for the year 2015-16 were at Rs. 706.8 Cr as compared to Rs. 625.9 Cr in the previous year.

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