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Wabco India, earlier known as WABCO-TVS (INDIA) designs, manufactures and markets conventional braking products, advanced braking systems, and other related air assisted products and systems. The company has grown significantly in the Indian commercial vehicle market and also serves its aftermarket customers through a wide national distribution network.
With five world-class manufacturing facilities spread across India, Application Engineering Centre in Pune, technology centre and a vehicle testing facility in Chennai, WABCO INDIA excels in engineering and manufacturing, serving customers locally and through WABCO internationally.
It was formed as a joint venture between TVS Group and WABCO Holdings Inc. The company has pioneered the manufacture of air-assisted and air brake systems for commercial vehicles in India. With a commitment of total satisfaction to customers, their company has achieved a share of business in the OE (Original Equipment) segment greater than 85% and a market share in the after-market greater than 75%. WABCO, one of the leading providers of electronic braking, stability, suspension and transmission control systems to the global commercial vehicle industry, and TVS Group, a leading producer of automotive components, two-wheelers, electronic hardware and a major distributor of automotives and spare parts in addition to operating goods transport and financial services, in May 2007 announced their intention to transfer the brakes business of their Indian joint-venture Sundaram Clayton Ltd (SCL) to a new wholly-owned subsidiary, WABCO-TVS (INDIA) Ltd., (WABCO-TVS) through a demerger plan.
Cellular manufacturing gives it the flexibility to respond in tune to customer needs. Comprehensive integration of the supply chain through implementation of ERP (Enterprise-Wide Resource Planning) programme has further enhanced WABCO-TVS (INDIA) responsiveness.
WABCO-TVS has a solid foundation in its domestic market leadership and pioneering R&D efforts. Comprehensive TQM (Total Quality Management) practices enables WABCO-TVS in being a competitive world-class manufacturer in terms of quality, cost and timely delivery of products.
With intensive R&D efforts and high quality standards, its products have found global acceptance. Today Australia, Malaysia, UK, Singapore, South Asia, North America, Venezuela and the Middle East are part of its export network.
In 2014, WABCO in order to improve thesafety and efficiency of commercial vehicle opened a new ApplicationEngineering Center in Pune, India. The new center, WABCO’s second of its kindin India, allows WABCO’s engineers to work closely with global commercialvehicle manufacturers in India to jointly develop customized products andsolutions across a broad range of vehicle platforms.
The company is the leading provider for air brake actuation systems for commercial vehicles.
WABCO-TVS (INDIA) Limited supplies original equipment fitments for vehicles manufactured by Ashok Leyland, TATA Motors, Vehicle Factory (Jabalpur), Bharat Earthmovers, TAFE, Volvo, SUTLEJ, CATERPILLAR, Eicher Motors, Swaraj Mazda, Force Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Cummins (Engines) and a host of other trailer manufacturers.
2012 WABCO inaugurates its Plant 2 at SEZ, Mahindra Worldcity, Chennai.
2012 WABCO launched its new manufacturing facility at Pantnagar, Uttarakhand.
2009 WABCO takes majority ownership. WABCO-TVS (India) Limited becomes WABCO INDIA LIMITED.
2008 SCL Brakes division de-merged into WABCO-TVS (India) Limited
2008 Commenced production in the new plant in Mahindra World City, Chennai
2007 Commenced production in the new plant in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
2005 WABCO inaugurates Software Design Centre, Chennai
2004 Commenced production in the new plant in Ambattur, Chennai
2003 ACMA Gold Trophy for Manufacturing Excellence
2002 Second company outside Japan to win Japan Quality Medal
2001 ISO 14001 Certification
2001 ACMA Gold Medal for technology development
2000 QS 9000 Certification
2000 Launch of ABS
2000 Commissioning of proving ground
1999 TPM kick off
1998 First Indian Company to win Deming Prize
1987 Launch of TQM
1987 Manufacture of Vaccum Products
1982 Commenced production of dual brake systems
1962 Established as a Joint Venture with Clayton Devandre