Founded in 1929; Headquartered in Chennai, India

Most preferred OE manufacturer and supplier for global auto majors

Manufactures Steering and Suspension systems, Friction materials, Valve train components, Occupant safety systems and Die-casting products

Group Sales of INR 4,400 Cr (~USD 680 mn) 

Serves a variety of industry segments: Passenger Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, Farm Tractors, Two-wheelers,Three-wheelers, Railways and Stationary Engines



Rane group partners with a wide spectrum of auto majors to provide concept to product solutions. This is made possible by well integrated design, manufacturing & testing facilities at each of the group companies.

Modern Manufacturing Facilities

Facilities consistently upgraded to meet technological advancements

Integrated production lines for all group companies on par with world standards

Product Development & Testing Capabilities

Significant portion of the group’s turnover invested in Research and Product Development

Simulation techniques and exhaustive testing mechanisms implemented regarded as the industry standards






From a distributor of automobiles and auto components, to the winner of the most coveted quality awards for manufacturing, our journey has crossed many memorable milestones. More are yet to come…


  •  1929 – Founded as a distributor of automobiles and spare parts
  •  1936 – Incorporated as a public Ltd company


  • Started manufacturing IC Engine Valves, Tie Rod Ends, Friction Material Products and Manual Steering Gears


  •  Established JV with TRW and NSK to offer power steering systems, occupant restraint systems and energy absorbing steering columns


  •  TQM Journey with Deming Grand Prize for 3 companies and Deming Prize for 4 companies
  •  Started manufacturing high pressure aluminium die cast products, electric power steering and airbags
  •  Expanded to Aerospace and Defence sector with strategic stake in SasMos HET Technologies


  •  Established Rane Auto Parts
  •  Expanded footprint in USA with the acquisition of Precision Die Casting Inc

Total Quality Management (TQM) –
A Way of Life

Rane Group companies adopted Total Quality Management (TQM) in the year 2000. TQM is the foundation for Operational excellence.

Quality Management

All seven manufacturing companies are TS 16949 certified.
Rane Group companies are in tune with International quality assurance standards.
Pursuit of excellence is through implementation of Total Quality Management (TQM) practices.
Rane firmly believes in,
Customer focus
Process orientation
Continuous improvements
Systematic approach to identifying and solving chronic problems using statistical thinking
Standard Operating Procedures, and
Fact based decision making

Benefits of TQM Practices

Holistic participation of employees in all processes
Customer focus
Methodical approach to innovative manufacturing and new product development
Quality stabilisation and improvement
Structured and focused implementation of short and long term plans
Highly focused and motivated work force


At Rane group, pursuing excellence is a continuous journey. Conferment of Deming Prize for 4 companies and Deming Grand Prize – formerly known as Japan Quality Medal (JQM) for 3 companies is an embodiment of successful implementation of TQM practices.

Deming Prize

2003 – Rane Brake Lining Ltd.

2005 – Rane Engine Valve Ltd.

2005 – Rane TRW Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd. (SGD)

2007 – Rane (Madras) Ltd.

Deming Grand Prize (formerly JQM)

2011 – Rane TRW Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd. (SGD)

2012 – Rane (Madras) Ltd.

2013 – Rane Brake Lining Ltd.



Maruti Suzuki India Limited – Vendor Rating Improvement Award : Rane Engine Valve Limited

Ashok Leyland Limited – Best Performance Award , After Market Support : Rane Brake Lining Ltd

Volvo Eicher – Outstanding contribution for New Product Development : Rane NSK Steering Systems Pvt Ltd


Renault Nissan – Award for Component Exports : Rane TRW Steering Systems Ltd (Steering Gear Div.)

Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles Ltd – Award for New Product Development , Proprietary category : Rane NSK Steering Systems Ltd

Mahindra & Mahindra (AS & FES) – Sustainability Award : Rane Madras Ltd

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd – Superior performer in the field of Design & Development : Rane Madras Ltd


Tata Motors Ltd – Best Supplier award for Long-term partnership : Rane TRW Steering Systems Pvt Ltd (SGD)


Volvo Eicher – Award for Outstanding Contribution to Overall Cost Excellence : Rane NSK Steering Systems Pvt Ltd


Major Customers – International

Major Customers – India


Corporate Social Responsibility

Rane Foundation – CSR initiatives

Rane Group contributes to societal causes through Rane Foundation, a Public Charitable Trust founded in the year 1967, and is the main arm for Rane Group’s CSR initiatives
Rane Foundation’s initiatives are focused on education, healthcare, environment and community development
All plants involved in development activities in their neighbourhood
Established Rane Polytechnic Technical Campus (RPTC) – A self financed Polytechnic College to empower students with Technical knowledge and Industry Specific skills. Visit Rane Polytechnic Technical Campus (RPTC)

Active Environment Concern

Twenty plants accredited to ISO 14001 certification
The plant set standards higher than mandated by law to continuously reduce industrial waste and pollutants
Rane Engine Valve Limited – Received Green Vendor Development Award (GVDP) 2011-12 from Hero Motocorp Ltd.
Rane (Madras) Limited – Received Green Nurturing Program Award 2012 from Karnataka State Pollution Control Board

Rane Pioneer of Change Award

Last date for receipt of application was 15th January 2018.The winner of Rane Pioneer of Change Award will be announced in April 2018.


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Rane Corporate Brochure


Rane History Book


Rane Platinum Jubilee Celebration Film

Rane History Film