Founded in 1960, Minda Industries Limited - Switch Division is the largest manufacturer, by volume, of two wheeler automotive switches in the world, nominated as a global supplier to Honda, Japan. The division also has a major share of business in all Indian two wheeler OEM's. Developing top notch products for two, three and off-road vehicles, the Switch Division of Minda Industries Ltd. aims to be a Global Technology Leader in two and three wheeler Switches and Handle Bar systems by 2013. It has a vision to be a leading and preferred supplier of off-road vehicle Switches in the world by 2015 through manufacturing reliable, cost-effective and innovative products benchmarked with the best in the global industry.
With approximately 3000 employees, the Switch Division operates nine plants in India and two overseas plants in Indonesia and Vietnam. The products are manufactured out of different locations across India viz. Manesar, Pune, Aurangabad and Pantnagar; catering to many OEM customers like Yamaha, Suzuki, Swaraj Mazda, New Holland, Eicher, Mahindra, Tafe, Royal Enfield, Maruti, Fiat, Volkswagen, Toyota, Tata, Ford etc.
Possessing 37 Patents and 60 Design Registrations, the Switch Division produces the widest range of two wheeler switches, meeting highest quality and performance standards. After the successful set-up of a Design office in Japan, the Switch Division is planning to set up its second Design Office in Europe.
The division has product lines dedicated to different OEMs. Processes like poke-yoke have been deployed to ensure that defect-free products are manufactured at the first go. It also has fully integrated and certified in-house testing and validation set up; and complete environment, performance and reliability testing for all product lines.
The division has also a focused OFF - HIGHWAY SWITCHES VERTICAL catering to all major OEM’s in India with exports to US & European Market.Backed by strong R & D capabilities, a new range of patented Rocker Switches, Keypads, Illuminated Column Switches are being introduced with special focus on exports. Fully integrated setup for Design, Development, Simulation, Prototyping, state of the art certified validation, reliability labs and poka-yoke enabled manufacturing processes ensures global standard of quality & reliability. Segments served includes Agriculture Equipments / Construction Equipments / Commercial Vehicles / Buses / Snow Mobile Vehicles / ATV’s / Industrial & Recreational Vehicles.
With quality certifications like ISO 14001, BS OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO/TS 16949:2009, ISO/TEC 17025, Minda Industries Limited - Switch Division is serving end markets in India, US, Europe, Japan, ASEAN and Brazil.