The Sona Group
The Sona Group was founded in 1987 to manufacture components for the automotive industry. Today it is a USD 800 million multi-national – with over 16 plants across India, 3 in Germany and 1 in the USA. The group also has a strategic position in Fuji Autotec, Europe - which has subsidiaries in Brazil, France, Sweden and the Czech Republic. Starting out as a “Manufacture to Print” organisation, the group today boasts having created its own IPR particularly in the areas of power steering for off highway applications and precision forging.
The Sona Group has engineering capabilities in the areas of machining and assembly, precision forging, cold & hot forging and heat treatment. The Group’s range of products primarily consists of steering and driveline components for the automotive OEM segment namely passenger cars, utility vehicles, commercial vehicles and specialty vehicles.
The Group is committed to expansion of its products range and clientele by continuous investment in research and development. SONA is drawing upon the strength of its joint venture partners which include JTEKT Corporation, Japan; Mando, Korea, Mitsubishi Materials Co., Japan, Somic Ishikawa, Japan and ZF Lemforder, Germany to upgrade it's systems, skills and production values to offer its customers contemporary and high quality products.
The Group boasts the world’s largest precision forging enterprise, India’s largest steering systems manufacturer – recognized in 1997, by the World Economic Forum as a top–performing Global Growth Company; a recipient of the prestigious Deming Award in 2003 it received the TPM Excellence award in 2007.