Sona Somic Lemforder Components Limited
The company was initially set up as Sona Somic Components Limited in the year 1995, a joint venture with Somic Ishikawa of Japan. In 1998, Lemforder Metallwaren picked up an equity stake in this company and the company became sona_somic_Lemforder Components Limited (SSL). This tie-up has expanded the footprint of this company as it can now caters to both the Japanese as well as the European markets.
SSL is a leading manufacturer of ball joints for steering systems and suspension components in the country. Its products are used in passenger cars, jeeps and light commercial vehicles. The company's major customers are Sona Koyo Steering, Maruti -Suzuki, Honda, Toyota and M&M .
The SSL plant has the latest state-of-the-art equipment and its production method is based on the lean production system known as 'Toyota Production System' (TPS), learnt from its Japanese partner. Highly effective elements of TPS, like Just-In-Time, Kaizen, one piece at a time and Participative Management are being utilized to maximise effectiveness and efficiency. The company is using a combination of the latest technology along with a well-planned, well-executed production system to manufacture products of the highest quality for existing customers as well as to target other major entrants in the automotive sector.
Plant Location : 22 Km. from Delhi Airport
Total Site Area : 16255 sq.m.
Covered Area : 8186 sq.m.
Capacity : 7.5 million ball joints / annum