Forge Shop

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.

Raw Material

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.

Lab & Testing

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:

  1. Rockwell Hardness Tester
  2. Universal Testing Machine
  3. Brinell Hardness Tester
  4. MPI
  5. Microscope
  6. Jominy Apparatus
  7. Polishing Machine
  8. Cutting Machine
  9. Muffel Furnace


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.


  • 3 Closed Die Forging Hammers ranging from 1 Tonne to 3 Tonne (Max Product Weight upto 40KG, Dia uptp 260mm, Length upto 750mm
  • 2 Friction Screw Presses – 100 Tonne and 400 Tonne

Engineering & Design (Tool Room)

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.

Tool Room
Tool Room
Tool Room