Bharat Forge Ltd.

Company Profile

■URL

http://bharatforge.com/

■Address

Mundhwa, Pune Cantonment, Pune 411036, Maharashtra, India

Business Overview

-The Company is a global leader in manufacturing forged and machined components for both automotive and non-automotive sectors.

-The Company has 9 manufacturing locations across 4 countries.

-The Company is the flagship company of the Kalyani Group.

-As of March 2016, the Company and its subsidiaries and affiliates have an annual forging capacity of 583,750 tons. The Company machines 1.2 million crankshafts and 750,000 front axles per year.

Shareholders

-Listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange, Pune Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange of India (As of Mar. 31, 2016)
Category Shareholding Ratio (%)
Promoters 46.74
Foreign Institutional Investors 15.93
Public Shareholding 13.38
Mutual Funds (including Unit Trust of India) 7.91
Bodies Corporate  6.93
Financial Institutions 6.74
Insurance Companies 1.40
Nationalised Banks 0.53
Non-resident Indians 0.44
Total 100.00

Products

Powertrain components
-Forged crankshafts
-Machined crankshafts
-Connecting rods
-Pistons
-Camshafts
-Piston crowns

Chassis components
-Steering knuckles
-Front axle beams
-Control arms
-Wheel carriers
-Steering arms
-Spindles

Transmission parts
-Gear counter shafts

Other parts
-Swivel hubs
-Brackets
-Rocker arms
-Gear blanks
-Shafts

History

1961 Established in India.
1970's Emerged as the undisputed leader - and became the first name in forgings - in India by consolidation and growth.
1980's Grew from a primarily automotive ancillary to an engineering enterprise through emphasizing diversification.
1990-91 Major breakthrough in the developed markets of Japan, USA and UK for the critical suspension and engine components like front axle beams and machined crankshafts.
1991 Implementation of a large USD 50 million forging facility upgrade program by commissioning 16000 MT and 6000 MT screw press lines of Weingarten (Germany)
1997-98 Establishment of new machining facilities for crankshafts, front axle beams and heavy steering knuckles.
2000 Implementation of a USD 30 million forging facility expansion program by commissioning second 16000 MT's screw and 2500 MT's mechanical press lines of Weingarten (Germany).
Jan. 2002 Concluded an agreement for the supply of forgings to Dana Corporation's Spicer Europe Limited operation in Kirkstall, Leeds, U.K. (Kirkstall Forge Division in England and Wales).
Jan. 2004 Acquired Carl Dan. Peddinghaus GmbH & Co. KG (CDP), one of the largest German forging companies, with plants in Ennepetal and Daun/Eifel.
Dec. 2004 Acquired 100% ownership interest in CDP Aluminiumtechnik GmbH & Co KG. (CDP-AT) through a German subsidiary.
Jun. 2005 Acquired Federal Forge Inc., USA. Federal Forge is engaged in the design and manufacture of complex forged steel components for the automotive Industry.
Sep. 2005 Acquired a 100 percent stake in Imatra Kilsta AB, which includes its wholly owned subsidiary, Scottish Stampings Limited.
Mar. 2006 In China, established a joint venture, FAW Bharat Forge (Changchun) Company Limited with FAW Corporation of China.
2008 Established Heavy Duty Crankshaft Forging and Machining facility at Baramati.
2009 Established the Ring Rolling facility at Baramati.
2010 Established Kalayani Center for Technology and Innovation.
Nov. 2012 Closed Bharat Forge America.
Jan. 2014 Divested stake in JV, FAW Bharat Forge (Changchun), to China FAW Corporation Limited for USD 28.2 million.
Sep. 2014 Divested entire 50% stake in its joint venture, Impact Automotive Solutions Ltd., to joint venture partner KPIT Technologies Limited, for INR 108 million.
Nov. 2016 Acquired a 100% stake in Walker Forge Tennessee LLC & PMT Holdings Inc. USA through the Company’s U.S. subsidiary, Bharat Forge America Inc., USA for USD 14 million.

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