Samvardhana Motherson Group (SMG) combines the power of innovation and product quality to passionately create world class products that cater to customer needs across diverse industries, especially automotive. Founded in 1975, the Group has a diversified industry-leading portfolio of auto ancillary products and services that make it a full system solutions provider for its customers across the globe. With market leading products ranging from Electrical Distribution Systems, automotive rearview mirrors, polymer processing, lighting systems, air intake manifolds and HVAC systems. SMG’s principal focus is the automotive industry, globally and in India. SMG is a leading supplier to automotive industry globally. It also serves wide number of other industries. The Group recorded a turnover of USD 7.2 billion (approx.) during 2015-2016.
Growth and Market Leadership
SMG enjoys global leadership in its businesses. It connects innovation, creativity, employee participation and performance excellence to create world class products and services for its global customers. more
Within the automotive industry, SMG is one of the largest manufacturers of exterior rear view vision systems in the world. It is one of the largest manufacturers of IP modules, door trims and bumpers in Europe and one of the largest manufacturers of wiring harnesses and rearview mirrors for passenger cars in India.
The Group has expanded its presence and enhanced its leadership position in the market through a combination of steady organic growth and strategic acquisitions. The Group has a multinational business having manufacturing and design capabilities catering to customers spread across multiple geographies. SMG’s success is also attributable to the strength of its multiple joint ventures with players who are global leaders in their respective fields. Today, the Group has 24 joint venture partners.
Strong vertical and horizontal integration has been the cornerstone of the evolution and growth of SMG. Starting with wiring harness manufacturing, SMG focused on vertical backward integration in wiring harness and started manufacturing plastic components, injections moulding tools and rubber components. Today, each of these streams is an independent business vertical. Modules and Assemblies were forward integration of these ranges.
Diverse Product Range
Supported by its wide product range, SMG caters to a wide range of customers in the automotive and other industries. more
Its business portfolio comprises electrical distribution systems (wiring harnesses), rear view mirrors, polymer processing, injection moulding tools, elastomer processing, modules and systems including cockpits /IPs, door trims, bumpers, lighting systems, air intake manifolds, pedal assemblies, HVAC systems, vehicle air conditioning systems, machined metal products, cutting tools, IT services, engineering & design, CAE services, cabins for off-highway vehicles, environment management systems, cutting tools and thin film coating metals. The Group has invested in technologies that provide manufacturing support including compressors, paint coating equipment, auxiliary equipment for injection moulding machines and automotive manufacturing engineering services.
SMG supports its customers from the intial stages of product development, including conceptualization, designing, prototyping and tool manufacturing. This ability of the Group to provide end-to-end designing and manufacturing solutions to its customers helps it in becoming a preferred solution provider to its customers globally.
- 26 countries
- 200 facilities
- 24 design centres
- 84,000 qualified professionals
SMG has operations in 26 countries across North America, South America, Europe, South Africa, Middle East, Asia Pacific and Australia. Its broad range of products are manufactured in more than 200 facilities and 24 design centres across the globe by over 84,000 qualified professionals.