Bharat Forge

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Bharat Forge
Type Private Company (BSE & NSE)
Industry Forging
Founded in 1961 by Dr.N.A. Kalyani
Headquarters Pune, Maharastra, India
Key people Baba Kalyani Chairman
Products front axle assembly and components
general engineering equipment
hydraulic and mechanical presses
bandsaw machines for cutting metallic rounds
couplings and material handling equipment
Revenue Green Arrow Up.svg INR36860 million (US$580 million) (2011)[1]
Operating income Green Arrow Up.svg INR7769.6 million (US$120 million) (2010)
Net income Green Arrow Up.svg INR3621 million (US$57 million) (2011)

Bharat Forge Limited (BFL), the Pune based Indian multinational is a technology driven global leader in metal forming, having a transcontinental presence across eight manufacturing locations, serving several sectors including automotive, power, oil and gas, construction & mining, locomotive, marine and aerospace. Part of Kalyani Group - a USD 2.5 billion conglomerate with 10,000 global work force; BFL today has the largest repository of metallurgical knowledge in the region and offers full service supply capability to its geographically dispersed marquee customers from concept to product design, engineering, manufacturing, testing and validation. The world's largest forging company with manufacturing facilities spread across India, Germany and Sweden, Bharat Forge manufactures a wide range of high performance,critical & safety components for the automotive & non-automotive sector.

In 2006, Bharat Forge had total sales of US$ 659 million and has a market value of US$1.8 billion. It was rated as one of the best companies in Asia by the Forbes magazine because of its high growth rate. The company increased its sales by more than 50% in 2005.[2]

The company was founded by Nilkanthrao Kalyani in 1961. The current chairman of the company is his son, Baba Kalyani.


  1. ^ "Bharat Forge Q3 results - Business". 24 January 2011. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Forbes on Bharat Forge

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