Grind Master Group, Aurangabad, has recently announced the acquisition of French machine tool builder SPMS Europe.
SPMS is a French machine tool builder since 1974 and have a strong presence in technology products in automotive industry in Europe. With over 500 machine installations globally, the SPMS product range includes specialised superfinishing machines for automotive transmissions, deep fillet rolling for crankshafts, specialized grinding machines for cylinder head and cylinder blocks, centerless superfinishing machines and various deburring solutions. Over the years SPMS has been a trusted supplier to a slew of automotive OEMs including Renault, Peugeot, CITRÖEN, Fiat, Ford, Jaguar and Volkswagon.
“The alliance strengthens the position of both partners with an expanded range of products and services to offer globally. The SPMS Supramatic range of products including CMA gearbox superfinishing machines and DFR deep fillet rolling machines complements the Grind Master NANOFINISH range of microfinishing and superfinishing machines. Grind Master’s strong presence in India and China is also complementing SPMS strong base in Europe,” Grind Master said issuing a statement.
“Grind Master has turned into a global group of companies with this acquisition with solid operations in India, China and France and a strong collaboration in the USA. With truly international product and process development teams, we are gearing up to serve the international automotive industry,” said Milind Kelkar, CMD of Grind Master.
Engineering duo Milind Kelkar and Mohini Kelkar were presented with the IMTMA-Premier Outstanding Entrepreneur Award in memory of Vinod Doshi during IMTEX 2017.