Rane (Madras) Limited

TWO DIVISIONS

Steering and Linkage Division

Die casting Division

VISION

Steering and Linkage Division

“To be the leader in the domestic steering business & establish global presence”

Die casting Division

“To be a Globally Preferred Supplier of Specialized Precision Light Weight Components”

HIGHLIGHTS

STEERING AND LINKAGE DIVISION

Inception in 1960

Market Leader in India

4 Manufacturing Locations

Worldwide Exports

Technical Partnerships

Deming Prize in 2007

Access to best Technology

Deming Grand Prize (Formerly JQM) IN 2012

DIE CASTING DIVISION

Inception in 2006

Modern Machinery

2 Manufacturing Locations

Preferred OEM Supplier

Diverse Portfolio

Rane Engine Valve Limited

Integrated Facility

Certified with ISO / TS 16949 : 2009 & ISO 9001 : 2008

PROFILE

STEERING AND LINKAGE DIVISION

Manufacturer of steering & suspension systems for every segment of automobile industry, viz Passenger cars, Multi utility vehicles, Light commercial vehicles, Heavy commercial vehicles and Farm tractors
Inception of manufacturing facilities in the year 1960

DIE CASTING DIVISION

Incepted in the year 2006 to capitalise market opportunities for die casting solutions
Steadily gained market share with cost effective, on time supplies
Branched into Hydraulic products (HSU and Cylinder) for Farm Tractors and Commercial Vehicle segment
Best in class manufacturing facilities
Services include design, development and machined aluminium casting components & sub – assemblies
Clientele cover auto industry, Luminaries and engineering sector 
Holds major market share in India both in Manual steering gear systems & suspension systems

DESIGN

STEERING AND LINKAGE DIVISION

Core design philosophy of “getting it right the first time”
Contemporary computer aided engineering and design applications
Finite element analysis for all critical parts
Vehicle steering system analysis to simulate real life conditions

DIE CASTING DIVISION

Recently developed a new production line for EPAS & Power Rack and Pinion housings to TRW
Capabilities include tooling development and product-process optimization

TECHNOLOGY

STEERING AND LINKAGE DIVISION

The journey to continuously enhance product life and reliability has seen various initiatives in deploying appropriate product and process technologies. The focus areas are

DIE CASTING DIVISION

The division has a fully equipped plant for Aluminum HPDC castings & machining / sub assembly line

  • Reducing friction
  • Sealing
  • Light weighting
  • Reducing need for service

Ball joints for a wide application catering

  • Greased-for-life maintenance free design
  • Controlled torque for optimum application
  • Corrosion-free with specialized coatings

Manual and Mechanical Steering systems with

  • Low friction features for controlled torque output
  • Specially manufactured components for enhanced product life
  • High environment resilience through the use of specialized seals and coatings
  • Die casting process with Partial Squeeze pin technique & Vacuum assisted.
  • Process thermally regulated with die temperature controller.
  • Raw material control with Spectro analyser & degassing to minimize gas porosity.
  • Fully automated and computer controlled Horizontal & Vertical machining centers.
  • Online SPC in Machining lines for critical characteristics.
  • Leak Test machines with in-house impregnation plant, for leak proof parts.
  • High pressure washing machines to eliminate contamination.
  • Lean Manufacturing with single piece flow and packing at the end of line.

R & D CAPABILITIES

STEERING AND LINKAGE DIVISION

  • Comprehensive design facilities to simulate varied environmental scenarios
  • State-of-the-art test facility to validate product feature parameters, functional parameters, endurance and environmental integrity

DIE CASTING DIVISION

  • Comprehensive design facilities to simulate varied environmental scenarios
  • State-of-the-art test facility to validate product feature parameters, functional parameters, endurance and environmental integrity

MANUFACTURING

The production plants at Chennai, Mysuru, Puducherry each address a specific industry segment. Independent manufacturing cells produce specialised high end components.

Steering and Linkage Division

Varanavasi (Chennai) plant

Light Commercial vehicle, Heavy Commercial vehicle and Utility vehicles segments

Mysuru plant

Tractor and Commercial vehicle segments, and Hydraulic products

Puducherry plant

Passenger car segments

Rudrapur plant

Caters specifically to the customers in the North of India

Die casting Division

BOLLARAM (HYDERABAD) PLANT

Fully equipped plant for Aluminium HPDC castings & machining/sub-assembly line

SADASIVAPET (HYDERABAD) PLANT

Fully equipped plant for Aluminium HPDC castings & machining/sub-assembly line

Automated and high power casting lines includes

  • UBE machines ranging from 650 to 900 Tons
  • Buhler machine of 530 Tons
  • Fully automated die casting process with Partial squeeze pin technique, Vacuum assisted casting proces
  • Thermally regulated die temperature control
  • Addition of a new machining line to the casting shop
  • Raw material control with Spectro analyser and Degassing to ensure gas free castings

Modern machine shop includes

  • Fully automated and computer controlled Vertical & Horizontal machining centres
  • Online SPC in Machining lines for critical characteristics
  • High pressure washing machines to eliminate contamination, Leak free parts with in-house impregnation plant
  • Lean Manufacturing with single piece flow and packing at the end of line

QUALITY

Deming Prize
Deming Prize

Steering and Linkage Division

IS0/TS 16949:2002 certificationsfor each of its manufacturing locations
IS0 14001 certified plants
OHSAS 18001 certified
Deming Prize winner in the year 2007
Deming Grand Prize winner (formerly JQM) in the year 2012
Broaden services to finishing, painting, integrating, assembling and delivering solutions
Enhance High Pressure Diecasting, Machining/sub-assemblies

Die casting Division

Broaden services to finishing, painting, integrating, assembling and delivering solutions
Enhance High Pressure Diecasting, Machining/sub-assemblies

PRODUCTS

Manual Steering Gears
Steering Linkages
Suspension Components
Hydraulic Products
Hydraulic Pinion Housings
Pump Housings
EPAS – Pinion & Outboard Housings
Luminaries
Timing-Case Cover
Engine Oil Sump
Gear Case

TESTING & VALIDATION

Steering and Linkage Division: Facilities

The testing capabilities at RML reflect the company’s commitment to deliver products that bring with them a lifetime of safe, reliable performance
Independent testing facilities for each product division
Simulating of demanding and adverse conditions
Complete design validation tests

Tests for Steering Gears

Input torque test
Steering gears endurance test
Impact test
Rack and pinion endurance test

Die casting Division : Facilities

The company follows stringent testing procedures for all its products. Testing facilities include

Radiographic machine for checking internal casting soundness
CNC CMM machine, Trimos for dimensional analysis
Hardness tester & Tensile tester for ensuring mechanical properties of castings
Clemex Macroscope for casting porosity analysis
Spectrometer for analyzing chemical composition of alloys

Tests for Steering Linkage & Suspension Linkages

Input torque test
Linkage buckling test
Ball joint performance (axial & radial end lift) test
Ball joint fatigue test
Dust seal muddy water test
Environmental Integrity test
High pressure car wash test

Test for Hydraulics

‘End of line’ performance testing

Endurance testing

A real time feedback for total control makes it possible to maintain high precision levels for various components.

INVESTORS

Financial Information

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Financial Summary
2016-2017
2015-2016
2014-2015
2013-2014
2012-2013
2011-2012
2010-2011
Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017-18
2016-17
2015-16
2014-15
2013-14
2012-13
2011-12
Earnings Release for the Qtr ended March 31, 2018
Earnings Release for the Qtr ended December 31, 2017
Earnings’ Release for the Qtr ended September 30, 2017
Earnings’ Release for the Qtr ended March 31, 2017
Press releases for the quarter ended 30th September 2016

Corporate Governance

Board of Directors

Mr. L Ganesh, Chairman

Mr. Harish Lakshman, Vice Chairman

Mr. L Lakshman

Mr. M Lakshminarayan

Ms. Anita Ramachandran

Mr. Pradip Kumar Bishnoi

Board Committees

Audit Committee

Mr. M Lakshminarayan, Chairman

Mr. L Lakshman

Mr. Pradip Kumar Bishnoi

Stakeholder’s Relationship Committee

Mr. L Lakshman, Chairman

Mr. Harish Lakshman

Ms. Anita Ramachandran

Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Mr. M Lakshminarayan, Chairman

Mr. L Ganesh

Mr. L Lakshman

Ms. Anita Ramachandran

Corporate Social Responsibility Committee

Mr. L Lakshman, Chairman

Mr. L Ganesh

Ms. Anita Ramachandra

Corporate Governance

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017-18
2016-17
Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017-18
2016-17
2015-16
2014-15
2013-14
2012-13
2011-12
Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017-18
2016-17
2015-16
2014-15
2013-14
2012-13
2011-12

M/s. Deloitte Haskins & Sells,
“ASV N Ramanas Towers”, 7th Floor,
Old No. 37, New No. 52,
Venkatnarayana Road,
T Nagar, Chennai – 600 017.

K Suresh Babu
Director
M/s Integrated Registry Management Services Private Ltd,
“Kences Towers”, 2nd Floor,
No 1, Ramakrishna Street, North Usman Road,
T Nagar, Chennai – 600 017.
Phone : +91-44-28140801-03 Fax : +91-44-28142479
Email : corpserv@iepindia.com
Website : www.integratedindia.in

INFORMATION SENT TO STOCK EXCHANGES

INVESTOR GRIEVANCE REPORT

Investor Grievance Report 2016-2017
Investor Grievance Report 2016-2017
Date of declaration Type Rs. per share
23-01-2018 Interim 4.50
24-08-2017 Final 4.00
23-01-2017 Interim 2.00
10-03-2016 Interim 4.50
31-07-2015 Final 4.50
31-07-2014 Final 5.50
18-07-2013 Final 5.00
23-01-2013 Interim 2.00
11-07-2012 Final 4.00
27-01-2012 Interim 5.50
19-07-2011 Final 2.50
21-01-2011 Interim 4.50

Shareholding Communication

SCHEDULE:

  • Earnings Conference call

  • Analyst Meet

Rane Group - Annual Analyst Meet -To share Annual Results for FY 2015-16 & Outlook
Date Organized by Venue Type
June 9, 2016 Axis Capital Limited Hotel Trident Nariman Point, Mumbai Group meeting
June 9 and 10, 2016 Mumbai One-on-on
  • Presentations

  • Transcripts

Year Notice Attendance Slip & Proxy Form Voting Results Scrutinizers Report Summary of Proceedings E-voting period
2017-18 28-Aug-2017 to 30-Aug-2017 (Poll at EGM)
Year Notice Attendance Slip Proxy Form Voting Results Scrutinizers Report Summary of Proceedings E-voting period
2017-18 21-Aug-2017 to 23-Aug-2017 (Poll at AGM)
2016-17 19-Jul-2016 to 21-Jul-2016 (Poll at AGM)
2015-16 28-Jul-2015 to 30-Jul-2015 (Poll at AGM)
Year Notice Form Voting Results Scrutinizers Report Voting period
2014-15 12-Nov-2014 to 11-Dec-2014
2017-2018
2016-2017
2015-2016
2014-2015
Purpose Period
Record date for Final Dividend July 18, 2018  (Wednesday)
Record date for Interim Dividend February 03, 2018 (Saturday)
Record date for Dividend August 17, 2017
Record date for Interim Dividend February 03, 2017
Record date for Interim Dividend March 18, 2016
Dividend & Annual General Meeting July 24, 2015 to July 31, 2015 (both days inclusive)

Rane Corporate Centre
“Maithri”, No. 132, Cathedral Road,
Chennai – 600 086.
Phone +91-44-28112472 / +91-44-42292410 Fax : +91-44-28112449
Email : investorservices@ranegroup.com

CONTACT

Key Contact Person

Steering and Linkage Division

Name : R Balakrishnan
Function : Marketing
Email : r.balakrishnan@ranegroup.com

Rane (Madras) Limited

‘Ganapathi Buildings’
154 (Old No. 61), Velachery Road, Chennai – 600 042. India.
Phone : +91-44-42267800 Fax : +91-44-42267999

Key Contact Person

Die casting Division

Name : D Sundar
Function : Business Head
Email : d.sundar@ranegroup.com

Rane (Madras) Limited, Die Casting Division

143/A, IDA Bollaram,
Medak District – 502 325, India.
Phone : +91-8458-279422/9514 Fax : +91-8458-279534