Plastic Moulding

The Samvardhana Motherson Group specializes in developing and manufacturing a wide range of plastic products and integrated modules for both vehicle exteriors as well as interiors. SMG is a global Tier I supplier to all the leading automobile OEMs for polymer components and modules.

The Group is one of the largest manufacturers of IP modules, door trims and bumpers in Europe and is also one of the largest manufacturers of plastic components and modules in India.

SMG’s range of polymer products include plastic components and modules for vehicle interiors, such as cockpit modules, door trim modules, centre consoles and pillar trims, as well as vehicle exteriors, such as bumper modules and front end modules. This division also produces high precision components, aesthetic and assembled parts. The Group offers tailored solutions for manufacturing plastic parts as per the diverse requirements of the customers.

The Group manufactures resin moulded parts like interior trims, cowl grilles, engine covers etc. it also has special facilities for manufacturing thermo (vacuum) formed polyethylene components and blow moulded components like wheel arch flares, inner fender liners, shrouds, consoles, under covers etc. SMG also specialises in thermoplastic compounding. The product range includes polymer compounding in polyolefin and styrene.

The Group produces products for multiple market segments, providing solutions such as cost optimized moulding technologies, high quality leather surfaces, real stitching in polymer surfaces, soft painted and metalised surfaces. SMG’s expertise in multiple polymer processing technologies gives it the optimal foundation to develop numerous innovative solutions to substitute metal with lighter, cost effective and environment friendly polymer in the automotive industry.

Polymer processing operations of the Group cover a wide range of polymer processing technologies. It requires amalgamation of different technologies, which the Group provides through its various joint ventures and collaborations with global leaders in this field. The facilities include state-of-the-art moulding machines ranging from 5 tons to 4500 tons to manufacture high precision components and high aesthetic parts. The moulding operations are augmented by comprehensive post moulding processes, thus providing a single source solution to diverse polymer processing requirements of the customers. It enables the Group to provide Full System Solutions in the form of highly integrated modules.

Moulding Technologies:

  • 2k and 4k moulding
  • Plastic Injection Moulding
  • Gas assisted Injection Moulding
  • Low pressure Injection Moulding
  • Insert Moulding
  • In Mould Lamination
  • Blow Moulding
  • Slush Moulding
  • Vacuum Forming

Post Moulding Processes:

  • Ultrasonic Welding
  • Vibration Welding
  • Hot Foiling
  • Printing
  • Body Colour Matched Painting
  • Fabric Upholstery
  • Assembly
  • Thermolaminating

Manufacturing facilities are spread across India, Czech Republic, UAE, South Africa, Brazil, China, Germany, Mexico, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain