CHENNAI: Sundram Fasteners has achieved a net profit of Rs. 46.01 crore for the half-year ended September 30, 2007, against Rs. 43.46 crore in the same period in 2006-07. Total income was Rs. 597.09 crore against Rs. 605.02 crore. The company directors have decided to pay an interim dividend of 45 per cent for the fiscal ending March 1, 2008. — Corporate Reporter