Sona Comstar Achieves 400M Differential Gears and 6M Different Assembly Production Milestones

Gurugram, India – Sona BLW Precision Forgings Ltd (Sona Comstar), one of the leading global providers of automotive technology solutions, recently announced the achievement of two remarkable production milestones. The company has successfully manufactured 400 million differential gears and 6 million differential assemblies, marking a significant accomplishment in its journey of excellence.

Sona Comstar designs and manufactures differential assemblies, precision-forged differential gears, and other driveline parts. The company’s products cater to Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV), Passenger Vehicles, Commercial Vehicles, and Off-highway Vehicles. It is one of the largest manufacturers of differential assemblies for BEVs worldwide. According to Ricardo’s estimates, the company’s global market share of differential gears has increased to 8.1 percent in 2023 from 5.0 percent in 2020. The company’s market share for differential gears in India ranges from 60-90 percent across vehicle categories.

The company’s focus on innovation and commitment to quality and customer satisfaction have enabled it to emerge as a preferred partner for leading automotive manufacturers worldwide. It serves most of the world’s largest vehicle manufacturers, including seven of the top 10 passenger vehicle OEMs, three of the top 10 commercial vehicle OEMs, seven of the top 10 tractor OEMs, and four of the top 10 electric vehicle OEMs. The company expresses gratitude to its customers for their faith in its products, which encourages it to innovate and enables its growth. Sona Comstar is committed to offering cutting-edge products to its customers to enable faster adoption of greener, safer, and smarter mobility in India and globally.

Sona Comstar started producing precision forged differential gears at its plant in Gurgaon, Haryana, in 1999 and commenced production at another plant in Pune, Maharashtra, in 2005. The company marked the production of 100 million gears in 2013 and 200 million gears in early 2018 and achieved the 300 million milestone in October 2021. The next milestone of producing 400 million gear was achieved within two and a half years, reflecting the company’s strong growth.

Subsequently, Sona Comstar started manufacturing differential assemblies at its plant in Gurgaon in 2008. Later, in 2014, it expanded production to its Pune plant. In 2019, the company began production at a new, state-of-the-art plant in Manesar. In 2017, the company produced its one-millionth differential assembly. By 2023, the company had reached the milestone of producing 5 million differential assemblies. The company produced the next one million differential assemblies in less than nine months. These achievements are the results of the company’s customers’ trust, suppliers’ support, and the efforts of its people.

“With great pride, we celebrate these remarkable milestones in our journey,” said V Vikram Verma, CEO, Driveline Business, Sona Comstar. “These milestones demonstrate our dedication to technology, innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction. I congratulate my team for their hard work and thank our customers for their continued trust in our products. As a company, we prioritize engineering excellence and innovation to develop new solutions for our customers. We are well-positioned to meet the global automotive industry’s evolving needs as mobility becomes greener, safer, and smarter.”

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