Kalyani Group

Company Profile




Mundhwa, Pune 411036, Maharashtra, India

Business Overview

-Kalyani Group, established in mid 1960s, is an Indian multi-national with high technology, engineering & manufacturing capability across critical sectors.

-The Group is one of the leading Industrial Houses in India. The Company comprises of 6 divisions:

  • Engineering Steel
  • Automotive
  • Industrial
  • Renewable Energy
  • Urban Infrastructure
  • Speciality Chemicals

-The Group has largest forging capacity in the world, it is India’s biggest axle aggregates, engineering steel manufacturer and largest exporter of wheels from India.

-The Group consists of the following automobile related companies:

Company Overview Main Products
Bharat Forge Ltd. -Established in 1961
-The flagship company of the Group
-Chassis, Powertrain and Transmission parts
Automotive Axles Ltd. -Established in 1981 as a joint venture with Meritor (Formerly ArvinMeritor, Inc.) (USA)
-The largest independent manufacturer of rear drive axle assemblies in India
-Axles, Drum Brake, Disc Brake 
Kalyani Maxion Wheels Ltd. -Established in 1996 as a joint venture with Maxion Wheels (Formerly Hayes Lemmerz International, Inc) (USA) -Wheel rims
Kalyani Technoforge Ltd. -Established in 1979, formerly known as Kalyani Thermal Systems Ltd. -Connecting rods, Crank Shafts, Engine Transmission parts
Kalyani Steel Limited Ltd. -Established in 1973, Manufacture of Forging Quality steel -Forging Quality steel for a Variety of Automotive Application - Crankshaft, Camshaft, Connecting Rods, gears, Transmission shaft, axle beams and steering knuckle
Saarloha Advanced Material Pvt. Ltd. -Formerly known as Kalyani Carpenter Special Steels Private Ltd. -Alloy Steel
-Specialty Steels


Bharat Forge Ltd.

Powertrain components
-Connecting rods
-Emission/After Treatment
-Fuel Injection System

Chassis components
-Steering knuckles
-Front axle beams
-Control arms
-Reinforcement Bracket

Transmission parts
-Main&Counter Shafts
-Input Shaft & Output Shafts
-Cylindrical Gear

-Tandem Axle Component
-Gears with Near Net form Teeth
-Conventional and Near net forged pinion

-Full Powertrain Solutions
-Systems & Sub Systems
-Parts for Powertrain


Automotive Axles Ltd.

-Defence Axles
-Disc brakes
-Drive Axles
-Drum brakes
-Front Steer Axles
-Non-Drive Axles
-Off-Highway Axles


Kalyani Maxion Wheels Ltd.

-Wheel rims for utility vehicles, light and heavy commercial vehicles


Kalyani Technoforge Ltd.

-Connecting rod
-Engine gears
-Rocker arm
-Turbocharger nozzle ring
-Injector body
-Ring gear
-Crown gear
-Bevel gears
-Wheel hubs
-Continuous variable transmission (CVT)
-Dog ring
-Reverse gear
-Sun gear
-Planetary gear
-Gears and shafts
-2nd Stage Wheel
-Wheel Park Lock
-Input Shaft
-Intermediate Shaft (1st Stage Wheel Assembly)


Kalyani Steels

-Low & Medium Alloy Steels


Saarloha Advanced Material PVt. Ltd.

-Low & Medium Alloy Steels


1961 Bharat Forge Ltd. was established in India
1979 Established Kalyani Thermal Systems Ltd.
1981 The Group and Arvin Meritor (USA) jointly established Automotive Axles Ltd.
1996 The Group and Hayes Lemmerz (USA) jointly established Kalyani Hayes Lemmerz Ltd.
2002 Entry in China market
2003 Automotive Axle Limited sold Brake Business to KTMS
2004 Bharat Forge Ltd. acquired Carl Dan Peddinghaus GmbH & Co.KG (CDP), Germany. (New company - CDP Bharat Forge)
Bharat Forge Ltd. acquired 100% interest in CDP Aluminiumtechnik GmbH & Co. KG, Germany (New company - Bharat Forge Aluminiumtechnik)
2005 Bharat Forge Ltd. acquired Federal Forge, USA. (New company - Bharat Forge America)
Bharat Forge Ltd. acquired Imatra Forging Group - Imatra Kilsta AB, Sweden and Scottish Stampings, Scotland. (New company - Bharat Forge Kilsta & Bharat Forge Scottish Stampings Ltd.)
Bharat Forge Ltd. signed a joint venture agreement with FAW Corporaiton of China. This joint venture was named FAW Bharat Forge.
2007 Kalyani Technoforge started Ranjangaon forging and machining facility
2008 Bharat Forge commissioned India's largest commercial open forging press
2009 Kalyani Technoforge started machining facility at Manesar- Haryana
2010 Establishment of the Kalyani Centre for Technology & Innovation
2014 Bharat Forge Ltd. dissolved FAW Bharat Forge (Changchun), Chinese joint venture formed with FAW.
Nov. 2017 Setting up a Center for Light Weighting Technology (LWT) in Andhra Pradesh
Jan. 2018 Bharat Forge has opened a research and development facility in UK, in MIRA Technology Park
June 2018 Strategic investment of GBP 10 million in Tevva Motors (Jersey) Limited
Apr. 2019 Acquired 50% stake in Eternus Performance Materials
May 2019 Acquire 26% stake in Aeron Systems
Jun. 2019 Joint Venture with Refu Electronik GmbH
Sep. 2019 Acquired 50% stake in Refu Drive GmbH
Mar. 2021 Acquisition of Kalyani Powertrain Private Limited

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