Success Stories - Hinduja Foundries

Industry
Foundry
About
Est in 1959 , Largest automotive jobbing foundry in India to satisfy the needs of major automobile OEM's
Revenue
150 M $
Employees
2800
Headquarters
Chennai
SAP Partner
Valgen Business Solutions

Established in 1959, when the Indian automotive industries started growing, The Client is the first & also largest automobile-jobbing Foundry in India.

Foundry commenced commercial production in 1961. Since then the intricate castings manufactured at its high capacity plant has been catering to the major Automobile Industries across India.

Client makes Grey Iron and Aluminum gravity die, casting for automobile, industrial engine, power generator, tractors as well as for defence applications.

Product ranges include Cylinder Blocks, Cylinder Heads, Flywheels, Flywheel Housings, Transmission Casings, Clutch Plates, Brake Drums, Intake Manifolds and Clutch Housings for HCV,LCV and Car segments.

In fact in India, one vehicle out 3 in India is fitted with the Cylinder Block Casting made by the Client

The Client has ISO 9000 certification and QS 9000 certification & further is certified for ISO 14001.

The Client wanted the rollout of a separate company within an extremely challenging time frame

 

 

Key Challenges
  • Replace multiple stand-alone systems
  • Respond to changing business needs with improved and consistent processes
  • Provide real-time, accurate information and improved reporting capabilities
  • Establish an integrated platform for growth

 

 

Benefits Realised
  • Reduced cycle times for key business tasks
  • Reduced time for processing payment & Improved Supplier satisfaction levels
  • Key Reporting features enabled greater visibility & Improved decision Making
  • Improved Finacial Controls
  • Improved ability to compete through the strategic IT platform
Valgen Solution
  • Implementation of Finance & Controlling , Materials Management , Purchasing , Sales & Distribution , Quality Management
  • The rapid implmentation & integration of these modules was critical to the client as they are in a very competitive automotive market place.

 

 

Customer Testimonial
Valgen was engaged to do a complete process 
mapping of our unit as a pre ERP exercise.They
completed the exercise to our satisfaction and when we chose to implement SAP, they were our preferred partner.