Kores entered the Foundry industry in 1978 with a simple yet ambitious goal of becoming entirely customer-focussed. Working towards this, are two manufacturing units: Pefco and Chakan, located at Pune. They offer a flexible and secure supply to customers ? customer engagement ? with a collaborative approach to adopting new technologies in the field. The management is continuously aiming to improve the quality of our products by streamlining processes and regularly upgrading the infrastructure.

A quick look at the Foundry division’s progress timeline:

1984: Ventured into SG Iron

1992: Expanded the SG Iron facility

1997: Established a second facility at Chakan

2006: Rising demands met by a state-of-the-art plant which doubled its production

2012: Added an imported moulding machine at Pefco to cater to specific requirements of small weight castings for esteemed customers

The Foundry Division distinguishes itself by its high-level performance in Ductile Iron Castings because of its teamwork, meticulous quality control, production capacity, skilled technicians and high-end equipment. Owing to this, Kores also collaborative works with customers for value-added Value Engineering to successfully develop and produce castings using the green sand process in a cost-effective manner. The division also has a rich experience in the production of centrifugal castings and chilled shell moulded castings which are used in high power and performance engines.

The division has several in-house capabilities including 3D Modeling, Solidification Simulation and Metallurgical Physical Chemical Laboratory with non-destructive testing facilities.

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  • Induction Melting Furnace
  • Automatic High Pressure Vertical and Horizontal Parting Line Machines
  • Auto Pouring with PLC Controlled Stream Inoculation
  • Sand Plant with One Line Sand Testing Facility
  • Fluidized Bed Cooler for Sand Cooling

The division’s success can be measured by its overall production which stands at 36,000 tonnes per annum and has earned the facilities a certification of M/s. TUV NORD for ISO/TS 16949:2009. Additionally, Pefco is certified for M/s. American Bureau Shipping for casting used in marine applications and Chakan ? M/s. TUV NORD for AD 2000 Merkblatt W0 TRD 100 for producing Ductile Iron Castings of 40.3. grade.

With the leading edge of latest equipments and a long experience in the field, Kores’ Foundry Division has become the single window source for the customers.

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The unit at Pefco is the first in India to indigenously develop valve seat inserts and valve tappets as per the specifications of Daimler Benz, Germany ? for M/s. Tata Motors Ltd, India. Pefco is also a pioneer in developing locomotive Cylinder Liners as per the specifications of Alco, USA ? for Indian Railways.

The division also supplies their products to various Indian OE manufacturers and exports their products to U.S.A., Germany, Spain, Japan, Argentina, France, Korea etc.

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