A leader in engineered metal form solutions, TIMF has been a supplier of choice for automotive and other industries since 1965.
Not content with just conventional roll forming, TIMF moved up the value chain into value added parts - manufacturing of car doorframes, door channels, etc. This has been followed by new competency in metal forming - hydro forming, HSS roll forming, deep drawing and other metal forming activities.
TIMF is the leader in the supply of doorframes to India’s biggest and most popular cars, with a 65% share of the market. A story that started with the car that brought motoring to the Indian masses - the Maruti Suzuki 800 cc in 1998. TIMF set up a dedicated plant in Bawal close to the Maruti Suzuki plant, while Santro and Accent doorframes were developed in Chennai for Hyundai Motors India Ltd. around the same time. TIMF has technical assistance from Dongwon Korea for Hyundai doorframes.
Today, TIMF supplies doorframes to all the major Auto OEMs in India including Hyundai Motor India Limited, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, General Motors, Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra.
Other customers of TIMF include Renault Nissan, Toyota, Piaggio, Indian Railways, Cummins Generator Technologies India, Comstar, Wagon builders and others.
TIMF has been expanding and setting up plants to stay in tune with customer needs. It has two plants in Chennai, and one each in Bawal, Pune, and Halol. A new plant is also under construction in Uttarkhand.
TIMF is constantly innovating, developing new products and solutions to meet evolving customer needs. One such effort in that direction is the development of lightweight CRF sections for Wagon structural of Indian Railways, which resulted in less tare weight and increase in load carrying capacity, thereby increasing the revenue of Indian Railways. TIMF also introduced deep drawn starter motor casings, which not only improved the performance of starter motors, but reduced their weight and enhanced aesthetics.
An exceptional testimonial to the innovative spirit of TIMF was that the designers of India’s revolutionary low-cost car, the Tata Nano, turned to TIMF to develop doorframes.