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)
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
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)
- Association of Indian Forging Industry http://www.indianforging.org/
- Mahratta Chamber Of Commerce Industries & Agriculture http://www.mcciapune.com/
- PimpriChinchwad Chamber of Industries, Commerce http://pccicsa.com/
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
Source: Data for 2011-12, collected by TERI under the World Bank-GEF-SIDBI project 'Financing Energy Effi ciency at MSMEs'