Brakes India displays its global product line-up for passenger car segment at IZB’22
Brakes India is displaying its global product line-up for the passenger car segment in braking, carbon composites, foundry and aftermarket friction & non-friction portfolio.Wolfsburg, )
“Brakes India currently has significant export contracts to the European market across braking systems, ferrous castings as well as aftermarket friction and non-friction products. We are actively working with customers on new product development, including on EVs, where we are able to provide best in class efficiency, light weighting and noise free braking. Our customers choose to work with us due to our long-term commitment and predictable way of working, with co-located warehouses, world-class quality systems & quality performance and sustainable practices in business & for the environment,” says Mr. Sriram Viji, Managing Director, Brakes India.
Alongside the braking, friction and foundry products, the company will also display its composites portfolio under the brand Leggaro Composites. The composites business has a rich Italian Motor Valley heritage and combines the strength of Mind Composites and strong manufacturing support from the TSF Group. The company is a certified tier-1 supplier of composite parts to many car manufacturers and caters to the luxury mobility, motorsports, medical and industrial domains.
“Through Leggaro, we are looking at scaling up manufacturing of high quality, light weight, aesthetic components to serve the increasing demand for composites. Within this year, Leggaro’s new plant in Chennai will begin serial production and supply of carbon fibre components to the European market, providing a low-cost base and making composite components more accessible in the market,” Sriram adds.
The company will soon have more announcements about their newest brand ‘Leggaro Composites’.
Brakes India’s global product line-up will be exhibited in Hall #5, Stall #4415 at IZB, Wolfsburg from 11th – 13th October 2023.
About the TSF Group: The TSF Group houses the companies managed by the T S Santhanam family, whose lineage stems from the erstwhile TVS Group. The group has diverse investments across financial services, automotive components, vehicle dealerships and parts distribution. The group portfolio includes Sundaram Finance, Sundaram Finance Holdings, Sundaram Home Finance, Royal Sundaram, Brakes India, Wheels India, Turbo Energy, Sundaram Motors, Axles India, Madras Auto Service and IMPAL, few of which are publicly listed entities. The group has revenues of ∼2.5 billion euros, employs over 37,000 people across 1100 locations and is renowned for its long-term business outlook, corporate governance, sustainability and social responsibility.
About Brakes India Private Ltd. (BIPL) founded in 1962, is the leading supplier of braking systems in the Indian market and the global supplier of ferrous castings. It has a strong in-house R&D capability, world-class manufacturing, and supply chain operations with a reputation for providing high quality products. Over the 6 decades Brakes India has localized and assimilated global technologies through technology transfers. With revenues touching ∼626 million euros, Brakes India is the leading manufacturer of braking systems for passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, heavy commercial vehicles & tractors. The world-class Brakes India Foundry produces over 150,000 tons of iron castings in India and another 36,000 tons in Oman to support the ever-expanding export requirement. Its aftermarket brands TVS-Apache, TVS-Girling, and TVS-Sprinter are leading names in the aftermarket segment with products ranging across friction, non-friction & fluids. The company wears numerous feathers in its hat such as National Awards for Energy conservation; Leadership and Excellence Award in Safety, Health & Environment, TPM Excellence Award and the prestigious Deming Application Prize to name a few.
About MIND: MIND was founded in 2006 and has since then established long-term relationships with marquee customers in the automotive industry along with a presence in aerospace and medical industries. MIND has unique expertise in structural and aesthetic composite design and part manufacturing: mold, prototypes (autoclave) and large volumes (press).
About Leggaro: Leggaro Composites is a legally owned entity of Mind s.r.l. and the TSF group. The company derives its strength from Italian Motor Valley Heritage, Design Leadership, Indian Manufacturing Support and its strong partnership with the TSF Group in India. With rich experience of working in the global luxury mobility, motorsport and medical domain, the company enjoys a reputation for timely delivery and efficiency through innovation and technological advancement.