Sonalika Group in HoshiarpurSonalika Group is synonymous with the industrial growth of Hoshiarpur. It has taken this city on the global platform with its manufacturing plant being established in Hoshiarpur. This group with worth of Rs. 5000 crore has set its vendor park and manufacturing unit in the city. Sonalika Group operates under its flagship brand named as International Tractors Limited.
This company manufactures tractors with brand name of Sonalika Tractors. It ranks among the top three Indian companies that sell tractors. The company has its presence in 70 countries and it is a major exporter of tractors to them. It has tie ups with global brands to manufacture and sell its tractors and agricultural equipments in countries like Africa, Brazil, and South America.
History and Development of Brand SonalikaSonalika Tractors was established in the year 1969 in Hoshiarpur. Before the setting up of its tractor manufacturing unit, this company was well renowned as Sonalika Wheat Seeds. It has played a vital role in the Green Revolution sparked off during that era and helped the country become self sufficient and surplus in production of food grains.
Since its incorporation, the group has never looked back and created new landmarks in this field with its state of the art production units spread over acres of land in Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. The group currently boasts of its numerous products developed with advanced technologies. It has turnover at approx. 650 million US$ with average annual growth at 30%. The group is one of the rare debt free companies of the world, a feat achieved with the efforts of its man force of 5000 employees.
Tie up of Sonalika Tractors Hoshiarpur
- Yanmar Japan
- JM Finance Trustee
- Magma Sharachi Finance
- Renault France
- Class Germany
Management of Sonalika Tractors Hoshiarpur
Mr. L D Mittal is the chairman of this group. He has an exposure spanning more than 40 years in public sector enterprises and he is the chairman/ Director of 22 other companies in India. He has also been felicitated with many reputed awards and recognitions throughout his career.
This post is entrusted to Mr. A S Mittal. He is an astute entrepreneur with his exceptional business skills and innovative thinking. He also holds the position of Vice Chairman/ Managing Director/ Director in 22 Indian companies.
Mr. Deepak Mittal works as the managing director in International Tractors Limited. His knowledge and skills as an economist are recognized by industry stalwarts. With his customer centric approach, he works as MD in more than 20 companies.
Key Highlights of Sonalika Group Hoshiarpur
- The company has compliance with EURO III norms
- It is the only company in India to manufacture 90 Hp tractors
- It has unique in house diesel saver unit for Sonalika Tractors
- The group also has in house engine manufacturing for application in tractors
- The group has more than 35 models of tractors in its portfolio
Global Presence of Sonalika Group HoshiarpurFrom the time of its establishment in 1960s, Sonalika Group has shown impressive growth. It has now expanded its operations in more than 65 nations and is in the progress of conquering even more such territories. The company has made its place with the high quality products manufactured in its facilities and strategic management techniques.
The company sells its tractors in global market under the brand name of Solis in collaboration with US based company, Apache. Group has four tractor assembly units in Egypt, Nigeria, Cameroon, and Algeria. It is looking forward to commission two more plants in East and South Africa.
Products of Sonalika Group Hoshiarpur
- Agricultural Implements
- Silent Generator
- Auto Components
- Pick and carry lane
Facilities possessed by Sonalika Group HoshiarpurThe group has facilities for Research & Development, Manufacturing, Assembly, and Training. These facilities are equipped with world class machineries and technologies that steer the growth of this company.
R & D UnitTo design, develop, and test the parts of their final product, following facilities are installed at Sonalika Group plant in Hoshiarpur:
Product Design Package plus Surfacing set
- Power Mill 3 axis CAM software
- Ideas Nx and CATIA software
- Auto CAD
- CAE software
- Team Center module
- Horizontal machining center- 500m
- Vertical machining center- 600m
- Turning center, STC- 200
- Testing rigs
- Transmission test beds
- Field testing
- MGR test track
- Endurance test rigs
Manufacturing FacilitiesIn manufacturing facilities, there are separate sections for heavy machine shop, light machine shop, gear and heat treatment, and press shop.
Heavy machine shop has components like:
- Differential housing
- Clutch housing
- Crank case
- Gear box housing
- Trumpet housing
Light machine shop:
It is the place where sophisticated control valves are manufactured with hardened bush and spools. The main components in this shop are:
- Feathering valve
- Composite valve
- Control valve
- Relief valve
- Release valve
Gear and heat treatment shop:
It manufactures gears, shafts, assemblies, shifter sleeves, hubs, and cones. The facilities in this shop are:
- CNC Turnings, CNC Shavings, CNC Multi-Axis Grinders, CNC Hobbings, Gear Shapers, Roofings, Swaging and Tooth Rounding machines
- Heat Treatment Sealed Quench Furnaces with CNC control, Rotary Furnace, Plug Quenching, Shot Peening, Shot Blasting, Gas Carburizing Furnaces, and straightening Presses
- Computerized Lead & Profile Testers, Contour Testers, Surface Roughness Testers, and Gear Roll Testers etc
The Press shop:
This unit manufactures sheet metal components of all types for tractor application. It has components like:
- Rapido 5 Axis Laser cutting machine
- Spot welding, seam welding, MIG blazing, TIG and Arc welding, and projection welding machines
- Testing machines including cupping tester, universal tensile tester, mechanical and chemical composition tester
Assembly FacilitiesIn Assembly unit, there are facilities for engine assembly and tractor assembly. Both these assembly facilities have global quality certifications and sophisticated assembly lines. There are DC multi nut runners for better working and reliable production. The shop is air pressurized to make it dust free. There are facilities like leakage testing machine, oil pump test rig, washing machine, hydraulic dynamometers, oil contamination testing, and emission test cells. There are slat conveyors, automated conveyors, overhead conveyors, and toe-in conveyors in tractor assembly facility of Sonalika Group plant Hoshiarpur.
Training FacilityThe group has provided huge training facility at this plant which aims to provide refresher and special courses related to new products as well as products improvement. The training center at Sonalika Group educates the students on industrial visits. It also trains farmers for farming mechanization and usage of tractors more economically.
Quality Certifications of Sonalika Group Hoshiarpur
- ISO 9001: 2008 for tractor assembly
- TS 16949 for in house manufacturing of gears and shafts
- EURO stage III A
- Compliance Trem III/ III A
- Certification from US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington DC- Tier III/ IV
Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) initiatives of Sonalika Group HoshiarpurWith a deep understanding of the society in which it exists, Sonalika Group always endeavors to fulfill its corporate social responsibilities with complete dedication. Their efforts are not restricted only to industrial growth. Rather they have commitments towards the societal development and they achieve these goals also quite efficiently. The CSR initiatives of this group are:
This organization is formed by Sonalika Charitable Trust, the philanthropic wing of this group. It works for the uplift of deprived and underprivileged children. Orphaned and abandoned children are provided shelter here and focus is laid on offering them a homely environment. It puts stress on physical and mental growth of these children along with their social acceptance or integration.
Project Clean and Green:
This initiative from Sonalika Group represents their sense of care for the environment protection. It formed the Clean and Green Association in 2004 as a part of its CSR. This association holds tree plantation and cleanliness drives in all parts of the city throughout year. This way, they induce awareness towards the clean environment in general public.
Address of Sonalika Group HoshiarpurHead Office
International Tractors Limited
Vill. Chak Gujran, P.O. Piplanwala
Jalandhar Road, Hoshiarpur
Pin Code - 146022
Phone : 91 1882 302220, 221, 223
Fax : 91 1882 302222
E-Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Sales & Marketing (Domestic)
Phone : 91 1882 302286, 87, 92
Fax: 91 1882 302293, 264062
Sales & Marketing (Export)
Phone : 91 1882 302523
Fax: 91 1882 302523