Shanker Group established its forging plant under the name of Mahadev Forge Pvt. Ltd. in 2008 in Ludhiana, Punjab. It is spread across an area over 6,000 sq. yards. Its current annual production is 6,000MT and it has an installed capacity of 8,500 MT. With only 60% area utilised at the moment, the company is open to expand as per customer requirements.
The company sources various grades and sections of raw material through renowned steel suppliers approved by its customers. The most commonly processed materials are 16MnCr5, 19MnCr5, 20mnCr5, 35MnCr5, 19CrNi5, 42CrMo4, SAE8620, EN353, SS 304L, SS 309, SS 430F.
The company thoroughly documents history of each product with manufacturers test reports, third party inspection reports, and its own test results.
Lab facilities available are as under:
The company has 10 Bandsaw with range from 25mm to 250mm and 3 Shearing machines with a range of 60mm, 100mm, and 125mm.
3 induction billet heaters with capacity of 150kW, 300kW, and 350kW.
Dies are designed on VMC in-house. Further, lathes, milling machines, surface grinders, and flexible shaft grinders provide support in designing dies.
Licensed softwares such as Solid Works, Work NC, and Auto CAD are available for die design and drawing development.