Brakes India was incorporated in 1962 as a joint venture between TV Sundram Iyengar and Sons Ltd., and Lucas Industries Ltd., UK (Subsidiary of TRW Inc. USA) to manufacture braking equipment for automotive and non-automotive applications. It caters to over 60% of the domestic OEM market besides exporting its products to over 35 countries worldwide. The sales turnover for the year 2014-15 was Rs. 3296 crores (US$ 526 million).
The Brake Division manufacturing sites are located at Chennai, Sholinghur & Polambakkam in Tamilnadu, Nanjangud in Karnataka, Gurgaon in Haryana, Sanand & Jhagadia in Gujarat, Waki in Maharashtra, Jamshedpur in Jharkhand and Sitarganj in Uttarakhand. The Chennai, Sholinghur & Polambakkam sites are IS0 14001 and Ts16949 certified and have received the award for TPM Excellence. Gurgaon & Waki site is Ts16949 certified and Nanjangud site is certified to TS16949, ISO 14001, ISO 50001:2011 and OHSAS 18001 standards.
The Foundry Division manufactures permanent mould die- castings, Grey Iron and SG castings using the Disamatic process. The Foundry Division is TS16949, ISO 14001, ISO 50001:2011 certified and has received Deming prize & award for the TPM Excellence.
The Polymer Division manufactures Engineering Plastic compounds for various applications and is certified to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 standards.
The product range includes Foundation brake equipment comprising of Brake Assemblies, Calipers, Tandem Master Cylinders, Boosters, Wheels Cylinders, Valves, Electro Magnetic Retarder, Anti Lock Brakes, Hoses and other installation parts, Clutch Cylinders, Clutch Boosters, Heavy Duty Brake and Clutch Fluid to Dot-3 and Dot-4 specification, Radiator Coolant Concentrate, Ezclean Brake Cleaner, Permanent Mould Ferrous Die Castings, Grey Iron, SG Castings & Engineering Plastic Compounds.
Phone: +91 – 44 – 2625 8161
Fax +91 – 44 – 2625 7010 / 2625 7844
Contact: Badri Vijayaraghavan, Executive Director (Business Development)
Contact: V Narasimhan, Executive Director
Address: New No.5, 4th Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai – 600 020
Phone: +91 – 4172 – 278 611 / +91 – 4172 – 278 612
Fax +91 – 4172 – 262 414
Contact:R Devarajan, Director – Commercial
Phone: +91 – 44 – 2490 8719
Fax +91 – 44 – 2442 4215
Contact:P Krishna Kumar, Vice President – Operations
Contact:K Narayanan, Senior Manager – Operations & Marketing
Address: Plot No. 3A KIADB Industrial Area Nanjangud 571 302.
Phone: +91 08221 228 222 / +91 08221 228 777