Bharat Forge Limited (BFL), the flagship company of the USD 2.4
billion Kalyani Group, is a true world leader when it comes to delivering
innovative auto-component solutions.
Since commencement of operations in 1966, BFL has achieved several
milestones and is today among the largest and technologically
most advanced manufacturer of Forged & Machined components.
As one of India’s emerging multinationals, the company has
manufacturing operations across nine locations and six countries
– 2 in India, 3 in Germany and one each in Sweden, Scotland
UK, USA & China.
Our customers include the top five Passenger Car & top five
Commercial Vehicle Manufacturers in the world. The list includes
virtually every automotive OEM and Tier I companies.
Backed by a full service supply capability and dual-shore manufacturing
model, Bharat Forge provides end-to-end solutions from product
conceptualization to designing and finally manufacturing, testing
Bharat Forge is the country’s largest manufacturer and exporter
of automotive components and leading chassis component manufacturer
in the world. With significant global market share, it is ranked
among the leading forging companies in the world.
With manufacturing facilities spread over 9 locations, 2 in
India, 3 in Germany, and 1 each in Sweden, U.K., U.S.A. and China,
the company manufactures a wide range of safety and critical components
for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and diesel engines.
The company also manufactures specialised components for railways,
construction equipment, oil & gas and other industries. Its
capabilities to manufacture complex forgings out of both steel
and aluminium are a unique feature of BFL‘s competitiveness.
We specialize in Closed Die as well as Open Die Forgings.
requires utilization of a variety of metals. The types of metals
- Plain carbon steels like En8, AISI 1045,
CK45, ClassIV etc.
- Low alloy steels like En16, AISI 4140, 41Cr4
- High alloy steels like stainless steels,
manganese steels, AISI410, AISI304
- Aluminium steels like AK6, Mahle, DTD 5025
- Titanium alloys like Ti6AL04V, Ti5AI 2.3Sn
- Micro-alloy steels 38 MnS6, 38 Mn VS5
Our highly professional and technically competent engineers work
closely with our customers to extract the best design and produce
cost effective and quality forgings.
With the latest technology and an ISO 9002 & QS 9000 company,
quality control is never an issue as quality procedures are built
into EVERY STEP of the manufacturing process.
At Bharat Forge, we have ensured that our manufacturing facilities
and technical know-how consistently remain at the cutting edge.
From world-class design and engineering capabilities to forging
facilities. And from best-in-class machining facilities to rigorous
inspection and testing.
The key to our technological prowess and international acceptance
lies in our manufacturing technology. With a global installed
forging capacity of 600,000 tons per annum, it also possesses
the largest single location forging facility in the world. Our
modern forging facilities include over 29 state-of-the-art fully
automated press lines ranging from 1600 MT to 16000 MT.
Almost similar to our reputation in forgings, Bharat Forge's machining
facilities are world-class and comparable to the best in the industry.
Our state-of-the-art machining facility is the largest of its
kind and has a crankshaft machining capacity of 650,000 units
per annum. In addition, the facility also has the capacity to
machine 500,000 Front Axle Beams and 750,000 Steering Knuckles
Bharat Forge's Machining facilities include Crankshaft Machining,
Front Axle Beam Machining, Steering Knuckle Machining, Oil and
Gas Sector Machining.
The facility is supported by well-equipped and modern Tool Room,
Standard Room, Metallurgical Lab and Design & Process facilities.
And added to these are our flawless Inspection and Testing facilities
that further take manufacturing standards to levels of excellence.
In addition to the forging and machining facilities, Bharat Forge
also includes facilities such as:
BFL now has a fully integrated facility with capabilities in Design
& engineering, die & tool making, forging a wide range
of products, machining and testing & validation. BFL is the
only forging company in India to have this capability for a complete
range of engine & chassis components. This enables BFL to
offer full service supply capability to its global OEM & tier
- Design and Engineering
- Tool and Die Manufacturing
- Heat Treatment
- Processing and
- Inspection and Testing
Its customer base includes virtually every global automotive OEM
and Tier I supplier. Daimler Chrysler, Toyota, BMW, General Motors,
Volkswagen, Audi, Renault, Ford, Volvo, Caterpillar - Perkins, Iveco,
Arvin Meritor, Detroit Diesel, Cummins, Dana Corporation, Honda,
Scania and several others source their complex forging requirements
including machined crankshafts, front axle beams and steering knuckles
from Bharat Forge.
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