VISAKHAPATNAM: Synergies Castings Limited has successfully delivered over 5 lakh 16" alloy wheels to Ford-Germany for their Ford Mondeo model. This makes the city-based firm the first Indian company in the auto component sector to deliver directly to a foreign company like Ford amidst global competition.
According to a company spokesperson, Synergies was required to complete the design and development in six months compared to the normal time frame of 15 to 18 months. The shipment began in 2002 and so far the company has delivered over 5 lakh wheels with a track record of zero defect.
Certified with TS-16949, QS 14001 and MS 9000, the company manufactures painted and chrome plated alloy wheels to precision in various sizes and designs to suit Indian and world market. Apart from Ford, the company also supplies automobile majors like GM, Ford, Toyota, Maruti, TATA Motors, Mitsubishi and Mahindra and Mahindra.