Sundaram Brake Linings Limited

Company Profile

Sundaram Brake Linings (SBL) with its leading edge technology is a pioneer in the manufacture of asbestosfree friction materials in India. SBL is also the first Indian friction material company to become 100% asbestosfree. With over 1,300 employees and 5 manufacturing locations strategically located near major ports, the sales turnover for the year 2014 – 15 was USD 42 million. SBL also exports to over 60 countries worldwide with an export turnover of USD 16 million. SBL also has a strong presence in the domestic OEM and Aftermarket.

SBL is certified for ISO / TS 16949 – 2002 Quality Management System & ISO 14001 : 2004 Environmental Management System by Bureau Veritas Certification, UK.

SBL’s guiding philosophies are TQM, TPS and TPM.

SBL was awarded the prestigious Deming Application Prize for the year 2001 by the Deming Prize Committee of JUSE (Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers) for practicing Total Quality Management (TQM) utilising statistical concepts and methodology.

The state of the art in-house design facilities include latest Computer Aided Design and drafting techniques provide the company with the necessary infrastructure to carry out design and development work to meet growing needs of customers and market.

SBL is also equipped with the latest equipment for testing / development of raw materials and has full-fledged R&D facilities (including dynamometer testing & vehicle testing capabilities) for testing and development of friction materials.

Products / Services

Brake Linings, Clutch Facings, Disc Brake Pads, Flexible Rolls, Lined Brake Shoes, Railway Brake Blocks etc.

Plant and HO:

Address: Padi, Chennai – 600 050 Tamil Nadu

Phone: + 91 – 73580 33474
Fax: + 91 – 44 – 42205572

Plant I & II:

Address: T S K Puram, Kanjamanaickenpatti, Mustakurichi – 626 106, Virudhunagar District, Tamil Nadu

Phone: +91 4566 250290

Plant IV & V:

Address: Plot No.AA-6, 6th Avenue, Auto Ancilliary SEZ Mahindra World City, Natham Sub-Post, Chingleput – 603 002, Kanchipuram District

Phone: +91 44 47490005

Contact: G R Chandramouli, President (Market Development)


S Balaji, Vice President (Marketing)


R Balasubramanian, Asst. General Manager (Exports & Aftermarket)