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 4,036 Cr (~USD 550 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
Product Development & Testing Capabilities
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.
Benefits of TQM Practices
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.
2003 – Rane Brake Lining Ltd.
2005 – Rane Engine Valve Ltd.
2005 – Rane TRW Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd. (SGD)
2007 – Rane (Madras) Ltd.
2018 – Rane NSK Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd.
Deming Grand Prize (formerly JQM)
2011 – Rane TRW Steering Systems Pvt. Ltd. (SGD)
2012 – Rane (Madras) Ltd.
2013 – Rane Brake Lining Ltd.
ACCOLADES FROM CUSTOMERS
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.
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
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.