Pune forging cluster (Maharashtra)


One of India's largest forging industry clusters in India is located in Pune, Maharashtra.All sectors of the automotive industry are represented in Pune: two-wheelers, auto rickshaws, cars, tractors, tempos, excavators and trucks. These automotive industries require forged products like axles, cams, connecting rods, crown wheels, gears, shafts, wheel hubs and so on, which are manufactured by the forging units in the cluster. The Pune forging cluster accounts for about 20–25% of the total national production of forged components. There are around 50 forging MSMEs located in Pune, employing abround 20000 people. The production levels of the units range between 500–3500 tonnes per annum (tpa)

Products manufactured

Forged products like axles, cams, connecting rods, crown wheels, gears, shafts, wheel hubs etc. mainly for the automotive industries based in Pune.

Number of MSMEs


Energy consumption


Main fuels

Furnace oil, light diesel oil, natural gas, electricity

Production & turnover

80, 000 tonnes and 600 crores (2011-12)

Total energy consumption (toe)


Leading industry association(s)

Energy efficiency initiatives

World Bank –GEF project: Financing energy efficiency at MSMEs http://sameeeksha.org/index.php?option=com_projects&task=level&title=&id=39

Cluster profile


Case studies



Source: Data for 2011-12, collected by TERI under the World Bank-GEF-SIDBI project 'Financing Energy Effi ciency at MSMEs'

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