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, Light metal casting products and provide Connected mobility solutions.

Group Sales of INR 5,313 Cr (~USD 700 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 ZF 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 5 companies
  •  Started manufacturing high pressure aluminium die cast products, electric power steering and airbags


  •  Established Rane Auto Parts
  •  Expanded footprint in USA with the acquisition of Precision Die Casting Inc
  •  Acquired Rane t4u Pvt. Ltd. , Bengaluru

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 5 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 – ZF Rane Automotive India Pvt Ltd

2007 – Rane (Madras) Ltd.

2018 – Rane NSK Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd.

Deming Grand Prize (formerly JQM)

2011 – ZF Rane Automotive India Pvt Ltd

2012 – Rane (Madras) Ltd.

2013 – Rane Brake Lining Ltd.



Brakes India Pvt. Ltd – Best Supplier Award under Friction Category : Rane Brake Lining Ltd.

Bosch – Award for Performance in the export of Steering Housing Castings : Rane (Madras) Limited – Light Metal Castings India.

Maruti Suzuki India Limited – Appreciation Award for Overall Performance in the year 2021-22 : Rane (Madras) Limited.

LG Electronics – Best Supplier Quality(2021) Gold Award: Rane Light Metal Castings America.

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles – Appreciation Award for “Zero PPM” during 2019 & 2020 : Rane (Madras) Ltd. – Steering & Linkage Division

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles – Appreciation Award for “Zero PPM” during 2020 : Rane Engine Valve Ltd.


Tata Motors Limited – Bronze Award for Quality in FY21: Rane (Madras) Ltd.

Tata Motors-CVBU – 2nd Runner-up Award for Best Supplier in Quality Month Celebration: Rane (Madras) Ltd.

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles – Quality Appreciation Award for “Zero Defect during Quality Month 2021” : Rane TRW Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd. – Steering Gear Division


International Tractors Limited – Appreciation Award for Sales & Delivery in FY21: Rane (Madras) Ltd.

John Deere India – Quality Appreciation Award for Zero PPM/Best in Class Quality Level in FY20: Rane Engine Valve Ltd. Tumkur

Tata Motors Limited – Award for Exceptional Support during Challenging Times: Rane (Madras) Ltd.

Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles – Best Supplier award in Supply Chain category for 2019: Rane TRW Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd – Steering Gear Divison

Toyota Industries Engine India – Best Target Achieved Supplier in Delivery award for 2019: Rane (Madras) Limited – Light Metal Castings India

Isuzu Motors India – Prestigious Award for Most Improved Supplier: Rane TRW Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd – Steering Gear Division


Tata Motors Limited – Commercial Vehicle SPD – The Best Supplier of the Year award – Demand Fulfillment(Star Performers) : Rane TRW Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd – Steering Gear Division.

Tata Motors Limited – Commercial Vehicle SPD- 2nd Best Supplier of the Year award – Demand Fulfillment(Star Performers) : Rane (Madras) Ltd.

Renault India – Best Supplier Award FY18 on Field Quality Improvement : Rane TRW Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd, Guduvanchery.

Maruti Suzuki India Limited – Superior performance Award 2018-19 for Upgradation of Tier-2 Vendors, Safety & Human Resources : Rane (Madras) Ltd

Renault India – Best performance – FY18-19 award for Quality & Customer Satisfaction : Rane Engine Valve Ltd

Cummins India – Superior Quality Award : Rane Engine Valve Ltd

Brakes India Private Ltd – Best Supplier 2019- Friction : Rane Brake Lining ltd

Renault Group – Quality & Customer Satisfaction Award : Rane Engine Valve Ltd

Ashok Leyland – Best Performance in Business Alignment-Gold Award : Rane TRW Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd

Eicher Engines – Commitment to Quality Award : Rane Engine Valve Ltd

VE Commercial Vehicles – New Product Development : Rane (Madras) Ltd

VE Commercial Vehicles – Quality & Delivery excellence : Rane Engine Valve Ltd


Tata Motors – Best supplier Award : Rane TRW Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd

SML ISUZU – New Product Development Award : Rane TRW Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd

Tata Motors – Efficiency Award : Rane TRW Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd

Nexteer Automotive – Perfect Quality for 2018 : Rane Precision Die Casting Inc

Foundation Brake Manufacturing Pvt Ltd – Business Excellence Award : Rane Brake Lining Ltd

Endurance Technologies Ltd – Gold Award for Quality for maintaining Zero PPM : Rane Brake Lining Ltd

Honda Cars India Ltd – Achieving the CO2 Reduction in the category of Environment : Rane NSK Steering Systems Pvt Ltd

TAFE Motors And Tractors Ltd – Commitment to Quality : Rane Engine Valve Ltd

VE Commercial Vehicles – Best Supplier in New Product Development : Rane TRW Steering Systems Pvt Ltd

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd – Special Support : Rane (Madras) Ltd

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd – Efforts in Vendor Import Localisation : Rane NSK Steering Systems Pvt Ltd

M&M – Supplier Excellence Award “Business Partner of the year- Automotive Division” : Rane Group

TAFE Motors And Tractors Ltd – Best Supplier & Benchmark award” : Rane (Madras) Ltd


Tata Motors – Best in Class : Rane TRW Steering Systems Pvt Ltd – Steering Gear Division

Renault Nissan – The Best Practices in Process Capability Improvement : Rane Engine Valve Ltd. Trichy

SML Isuzu – NPD (New Product Development) award :  Rane (Madras) Ltd.

General Motors – 2016 Supplier Quality Excellence award : Rane TRW Steering systems Pvt Ltd. Occupant Safety Division

Renault Nissan – The Best Practices in Process Capability Improvement. : Rane Engine Valve 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

The Rane Pioneer of Change award was instituted as part of Shri L L Narayan (LLN) memorial initiatives during LLN’s centenary function held on 6th October 2017. The award was instituted by Rane Foundation to identify and bring into limelight the grass-root level organizations and individuals from Tamil Nadu, who have excelled as social change leaders in the field of Education – Capacity Building & Skill Development, Public Health and Community Development. The award comprised of a medallion and Rs. 10 Lakhs cash prize.

2017 Award Winners

V-Excel Educational Trust

Rane Foundation, the CSR arm of Rane Group presented Rane Pioneer of Change Award to V-Excel Educational Trust (V-Excel). Started in 2001, V-Excel provides lifespan services for persons with special needs. V-Excel run a wide range of programs such as special schools, specialized therapies, remedial intervention, vocational training, teacher training, etc. With Chennai as the hub, it has 10 centres in 2 states and touched lives of 65,000 children since inception.


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