Bharat Forge Limited Becomes the First Indian Company to Achieve Nadcap® Accreditation for Metallic Materials Manufacturing

Defence Industry

Pune: In a testimony to the continuous improvement in quality standards, Bharat Forge’s Aerospace Business Division successfully achieved the Nadcap® accreditation for Metallic Materials Manufacturing, raising the bar for quality standards for its products and manufacturing facility. Bharat Forge Limited become the first organization in India to achieve this feat. The certification is a testimony for the continued commitment to quality that will pave the path for new and enhanced business opportunities with better control over the manufacturing process ensuring “Zero Defect” compliance.

“Compliance is a mindset; it is more than a goal as it requires ongoing effort. While a Nadcap® audit is a defined moment in time for which Auditees prepare in advance, actually creating and maintaining a culture of compliance within an organization is a constant endeavour and often a thankless task. Consequently, and in recognition of


their hard work, I am delighted to congratulate Bharat Forge for achieving Nadcap accreditation,” said David Schutt, President and Chief Executive Officer at the Performance Review Institute®.

The aim of the Nadcap® program is to assess process capability for compliance to industry standards and customer requirements. By achieving Nadcap® accreditation, Bharat Forge has demonstrated their compliance and set higher benchmarks for the industry.

Pune based Indian multinational Bharat Forge Limited (BFL), is a technology driven global leader in metal forming having transcontinental presence across ten manufacturing locations, serving several sectors including automotive, power, oil and gas, construction & mining, rail, marine and aerospace. Part of Kalyani Group – a USD 3 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.

Nadcap® was created in 1990 by SAE International and is administered by the not-for-profit Performance Review Institute®. PRI is a global provider of customer-focused solutions designed to improve process and product quality by adding value, reducing total cost and promoting collaboration among stakeholders in industries where

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safety and quality are shared goals. PRI works closely with industry to understand their emerging needs and offers customized solutions in response.