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Overview
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Highlights
  • Two Divisions:
    • Steering and Linkage Products Division
    • Diecasting Products Division
  • Steering and Linkage Products 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
  • Diecasting Products Division :
    • Inception in 2006
    • Diverse portfolio
    • 2 Manufacturing locations
    • Integrated facility
    • Preferred OEM supplier
    • Modern machinery
    • Certified with ISO / TS 16949 : 2009 & ISO 9001 : 2008
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Profile

  • Steering and Linkage Products Division :
    • Inception of manufacturing facilities in the year 1960
    • 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
    • Branched into Hydraulic products (HSU and Cylinder) for Farm Tractors and Commercial Vehicle segment
    • Best in class manufacturing facilities
    • In the past RML had Strategic Technical partnerships with M/s TRW Inc, USA for Steering Gear Products & TRW Ehrenreich GmbH & Co., Germany for Steering Linkage Products
    • Holds major market share in India both in Manual steering gear systems & suspension systems
  • Diecasting Products Division :
    • Incepted in the year 2006 to capitalise market opportunities for die casting solutions
    • Steadily gained market share with cost effective, on time supplies
    • Services include design, development and machined aluminium casting components & sub - assemblies
    • Clientele cover auto industry, Luminaries and engineering sector
  • Design

  • Steering and Linkage Products 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
  • Diecasting Products 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 Products 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:

    • Reducing friction
    • Light weighting
    • Sealing
    • 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

  • Diecasting Products Division :

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

    • Die casting process with Partial Squeeze pin technique & Vacuum assisted.
    • Process thermally regulated with die temp 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 Products 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
  • Diecasting Products 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

  • Steering and Linkage Products Division :

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

    • Varanavasi (Chennai) plant - Light Commercial vehicle, Heavy Commercial vehicle and Utility vehicles segments
    • Mysore 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
  • Diecasting Products Division :
    • Fully equipped plant for Aluminium HPDC castings & machining/sub-assembly line
    • Instant access to quality raw material and technical talent

    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 temp 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

  • Steering and Linkage Products 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
  • Diecasting Products Division :
    • Broaden services to finishing, painting, integrating, assembling and delivering solutions
    • Enhance High Pressure Diecasting, Machining/sub-assemblies
  • Deming Prize ISO/TS 16949:2002 JQM Deming Prize
     
    Businesses Businesses Products Investors

    Rane Holdings Limited
    Rane Engine Valve Limited
    Rane (Madras) Limited
    Rane Brake Lining Limited
    Rane TRW Steering Systems Private Limited
    Rane NSK Steering Systems Private Limited

    Kar Mobiles Division
    JMA Rane Marketing Limited
    SasMos HET Technologies Limited
    Rane Holdings America Inc
    Rane Auto Parts
    Rane Precision Die Casting Inc.

    Steering & Suspension Systems
    Valve Train Components
    Friction Material Products
    Occupant Safety Systems
    Die Casting Products
    Wiring Harnesses & System Integrator
    Aftermarket Products

    Rane Holdings Limited
    Rane (Madras) Limited
    Rane Engine Valve Limited
    Rane Brake Lining Limited