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30 Years of Steelmans

Today is a great day for everyone who is part of Steelmans Group of companies. The original India manufacturing plant has completed 30 successful years. Coinciding with this is the additional milestone of Steelmans completing 10 years in the UK market.
 
Steelmans UK are privileged to share a brief, but important timeline of events that have shaped the Steelmans Group from their formation in February 1984.
 

  • 1984
    Steelmans Broaches Pvt Limited was formed by a 25 year old Mr. Jasbir Singh Dhindsa in February 1984. Starting with only 10 machines and 9 employees.
  • 1985
    Steelmans became approved defence suppliers.
  • 1988
    Started to supply to the Indian Railway's with a component manufacturing workshop.
  • 1992
    Became the first company in North India to supply special broaches to the Indian Automotive Manufacturing giants (TATA Mercedes, Ashok Leyand, Hero Group etc).
  • 1994
    Steelmans became the first cutting tool company from India to successfully participate in the WESTEC Machine Tool Exhibition held in Los Angeles, USA.
  • 1996
    Started supplying to Government Enterprises such as Bharat Electrical Ltd.
  • 1996
    Steelmans became the first company in India to manufacture and export the complete range of American Standard Broaches and became the 3rd largest supplier of Standard Broaches in the USA after Dumount and Hassay-Savage.
  • 1998
    Steelmans achieved ISO certification from DNV Netherlands.
  • 2000
    Steelmans becomes the first broach manufacturer to have its own heat-treatment plant facility, to treat broaches upto 1800mm length.
  • 2004
    Steelmans Broaches UK Limited was formed by Simon Hoult in 2004 to provide a permanent presence within Europe offering technical sales and support. Steelmans formed UK partnerships to provide a subcontract facility for broaching and complete component manufacture, thus giving customers a single complete source for all their broaching needs.
  • 2005
    Started manufacturing high quality Gear Cutting Tools and Hobs to serve selected Indian and export markets.
  • 2012
    Steelmans further diversify to manufacture high precision Broaching Machines in a purpose built facility.
  • 2014 onwards
    The future of the Steelmans Group is bright. The company will continue to develop and improve as a leader in the latest broaching technology...