Menon Group

Menon Alkop Ltd. Is a subsidiary of Menon Bearings Ltd. & is a part of the multi-product auto components group : The Menon Group. Since its inception in 1969, the Menon Group has grown rapidly & today has nine companies in its fold. With a workforce of more than 1200, & business activities in 24 countries around the globe, the Menon Group has emerged as one of the largest original equipment supplier of some of the most critical engine components faced to high combustion & high friction, to the leading names in the global automobile industry. The Menon Group has more than 3 decades of experience with automobile engines & hi-tech, hi-quality engineering & is known for its stringent quality controls & strenghts in design & engineering.

Menon Group divisions are as follows

Menon Pistons Ltd. ( MPL ) , a QS 9000 comapny, manufactures aluminium alloy Pistons, Piston Pins, and Piston Rings for passenger cars, Heavy and Light commercial vehicles, Heavy Duty diesel Engines for power generation and Earth movers, Compressors etc. in technical collaboration with Izumi Industries of Japan. Its 3 manufacturing plants manufactures 150000 nos. Pistons per month. Major OE customers of MPL include Cummins India, Mahindra, Maruti-Suzuki, TELCO, BEML-Komatsu, New Holland Ford to name a few. MPL exports almost 20 % of its produce to the USA, Latin America, UK, Germany, France, Turkey, Israel, Singapore, Iran, Dubai, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh etc. A number of companies including Cummins & TATA have awarded us ship to use Certificates testifying to MPL`s global quality standards.

Menon Pistons Ltd. ( MPL ) , Established in 1992 with world class technology from Ms. King Ltd. of Israel , with a paid up capital of 1.1 million US$, Menon Bearings factory is located in an area of 21534 square meters, with 4338 square meters covered, & employing a workforce of 142. Our Fully Integrated Cellular Manufacturing Lines based on the JIT principles are Capable of handling multiple metals a wide range of material & features In India MBL is O.E. supplier to Tata Motors, L&T John Deere, Cummins India Ltd., Maruti Udyog Ltd., Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Kirloskar Copeland, Bharat Earthmover - BEML ( Komatsu ) , Greaves Ltd., Escorts Ltd., H.M.T. Tractors, Eicher Tractors, Kalyani Forge, Gujrat Forgings, etc. to mention a few. In the replacement markets, our products are marketed by our own network & we have a strong presence in the replacement market throughout the country. MBL is the only O.E. ( single source ) to - to Mack Truck ( USA ) in India, & to Volvo ( Sweden ) in India, to Maruti for bushes & thrust washers, to L&T John Deere in India. These customers follow & demand very stringent quality norms, & MBL status as the sole or single source supplier to these international leaders is a testimony of the international quality of MBL products. MBL products are fitted directly on the assembly lines of these companies.

EXPORTS : Today MBL has sizable exports to the highly quality conscious markets of Europe, USA, UK, Israel, Turkey, France, China, Sri Lanka, Middle East & African countries & is Internationally OE supplier to MACK Trucks (USA ), Volvo ( Sweden ), & ARROW Engine Co., Inc., USA, among others with a present level of exports at 30 % of production capacity & exports growth is at more than 25 % per annum. A testimony to the international quality norms of MBL & of international acceptability. MBL has warehouse facility in Hagerstone & marketing office in Indianapolis in the USA.

Menon Piston Rings Ltd. ( MPR ) commissioned in 1996 is equipped with the best manufacturing facilities in the world. From Foundry to Surface Treatment - MPR has all the facilities in house. MPR makes Cast Iron, Alloy Cast Iron, S.G. Iron ( Ductile Cast Iron ), Steel, Hard chrome plated, Hard chrome Profile ground, Moly coated, Moly plasma / Inley Moly Rings - diameters ranging from 60 mm to 205 mm for applications that range from passenger cars to heavy duty engines for marine & power generation. MPR manufactures more than 300,000 rings per month. Apart from supplies to Indian & overseas OEMs, we export rings to USA and Latin America, UK, Bangladesh, Singapore, Iran, Dubai, Sri Lanka etc.

Mani Agriculture & Research Co. Pvt. Ltd. is the largest stall fed breeding and rearing farm in India. Apart for supplying healthy foundation live stocks as per requirements, Mani Agri also offers consultancy to farmers, institutions and corporates who wish to venture into this untapped market.

ME, an export house, takes care of the marketing logistics & execution for export orders for all the companies of the Menon group. ME has full fledged office set ups in USA, Canada, Latin America, & the middle east. ME arranges the best possible cost effective and highly safe transit routes - using multi modal transports if necessary, takes care of all the pre shipment and post shipment certifications, negotiations of documents, arranging presentations, etc.


Menon Automobiles, the base uni t of the MENON Group, & is now the largest Engine Re- conditioning and Re building facility in western India. Popular for it's expertise in heavy engines of Komatsu, CAT and Cummins, more than 300 engines are reconditioned every month, 80% of which are HCV / Tractors / Marine, Earthmoving & Power generating engines. Menon Automobiles has sophisticated machines like Crank shaft Grinders, Line Boring machines, Con Rod Boring machines etc. & is a practical Test Cell for MBL Products, where those are getting fitted on engines and we can monitor their performance
MB Auto Components Ltd.:MB Auto Components Ltd. Is the marketing & logistics arm of Menon Bearings Ltd. & has been established to focus on marketing & logistics in the aftermarket segment, & to develop a market network & marketing competencies & manpower