India Pistons
By MT Bureau| Feb 15, 2021

India Pistons Signs JV With Shaw Development

India Pistons Limited (IPL) and Shaw Development signed a Joint Venture (JV) agreement to manufacture DEF – diesel exhaust fluid - solutions for heavy duty vehicle (CV and Off-Road) and diesel engine manufacturers, to meet the stringent BS-VI and its equivalent exhaust emission norms.

India Pistons Limited is a subsidiary of Amalgamations group, one of the leading manufacturers of auto components including pistons and its allied components of internal combustion engine in India while Shaw Development is a market leader in design and manufacture of fluid management solutions in the US. Both the partners will set up a JV manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu, India. The JV will commence operations in March 2021.

Through this JV, Indian manufacturers will have a local partner for a complete offering of DEF reservoirs, sensors, modules, filters, caps, and other fluid management solutions, the company said in a statement. 

This venture combines Shaw’s global manufacturing and R&D expertise in advanced fluid management technologies with IPL’s leading manufacturing expertise and market presence to enable “make in India” for a better environment with a mandate of Atmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India).

Dr R. Mahadevan, Director, IPL said, the availability of the systems at present will be relevant to global and local OE manufacturers in meeting the regulatory and environmental requirements in the India market.

Keith Luomala, Chairman & CEO of Shaw Development, said, India is the most strategic growth market for Shaw, and he is excited to partner with IPL and OE manufacturers to leverage industry-leading technologies to develop highly reliable DEF and fluid management solutions.  (MT)


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