Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Ltd. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of gear cutting machines, large machining centers and gear cutting tools, and the pioneer in introducing the latest ‘SuperDry’ technology in gear cutting.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Ltd. acquired S.R.P. Tools Ltd., India a 42 year old company and also the leader in manufacturing of gear cutting tools and broaches in the country, in May 2005 and thus Mitsubishi Heavy Industries India Precision Tools Ltd was formed. This unit is now functioning as a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Ltd.
S.R.P Tools Limited was started in the year of 1965. It started first factory at Chennai, India for manufacturing conventional cutting tools. It signed an agreement with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Ltd. for the technical collaboration to manufacture gear cutting tools and broaches in the year of 1972.
S.R.P Tools Limited’s second factory was started at Ranipet in the year of 1974 for manufacturing Gear Hobs, Shaper cutters and Broaches. Later, it started manufacturing of Gear Shaving Cutters, Rotary cutters for straight bevel gears and Master Gears.
S.R.P Tools Limited obtained ISO 9001-1987 certification in 1994 and India’s first unit to obtain ISO 9000 certification for Gear Cutting Tools and Broaches. It added CNC machines for profile grinding of Gear Hobs, Shaper cutters and Broaches.
In 2005, S.R.P Tools Limited was acquired by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Ltd.
MHI-IPT expanded its plant capacity in 2007-08 by adding many CNC machines and conventional machines, to make more than double its production capacity to cater to the needs of its customers.
MHI-IPT is now India’s largest manufacturer of Gear Cutting Tools and Broaches, featuring the most advanced precision technologies and commanding the largest market share. Its product range includes Hobs, Gear Shaping Cutters, Gear Shaving Cutters, Master Gears, Rotary Cutters, Spline Broach and various other types of Broaches, used in manufacturing of various automotive and engineering components.
MHI-IPT draws upon MHI Japan’s strengths in the use of advanced materials technology and its knowledge base as MHI Japan is the only manufacturer of gear cutting tools, who also manufactures machines to produce these gear cutting tools, as well as the gear cutting machines on which they are consumed, to produce gears for the automotive industry.
In 2012, MHI-IPT obtained ISO-14001 certificate.