The Shimoga plant is the latest addition to the IPL manufacturing facilities. Spread across 1.2 acres of land, this plant houses a foundry, a machine shop and a meterology.

The facilities available at this plant include:

  • Melting furnace
  • Centrifugal casting machines
  • Material testing laboratory
  • Cylinder liner machine shop
  • Inserts machine shop
  • Meteorology

The facility has the following foundry capacity:

  • Melting process - 250 tonne per month
  • Centrifugal casting process for cylinder liners - 75 tonne per month
  • Centrifugal casting process for inserts - 175 tonne per month

The facility has the machine shop capacity of:

  • 3,00,000 Alfin inserts per month
  • 12, 500 semi finish liners per month

The plant is predominantly involved in the manufacture of Alfine Inserts (Ring carrier) & Cylinder liners for Ashok Leyland, Simpsons, M&M, Tata Motor etc. It has been awarded the DAS certification for quality management system (QMS) after being assessed and found to meet the requirements of ISO 9001: 2008. This certification is valid for the period starting from 25th January 2015 to 24th February 2018.

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