Guindy Machine Tools Ltd., founded with a factory area of 3000 sq.ft., a shaping machine and one employee.
Commenced the manufacture of Cast Iron Surface plates
M/s Voltas Limited appointed as Sole Selling Agents for Surface Plates opening up access to the Indian industrial market.
GMT also commenced manufacture of 3-jaw hand-operated chucks designed by M/s Berg & Company, Bielefeld, West Germany
In addition to Surface Plates, Angle Plates, Box Plates and Straight Edges added to product range
Factory of 6000 sq. ft constructed at Pallikarani Village and after that, the employee strength augmented to 40.
Because of the internal demand for high quality castings required for the manufacture of Surface Plates, Angle Plates, Box Plates and Straight Edges, a captive ferrous foundry was established.
Granite Surface Plates, Power Operated Chucks and Hydraulic & Pneumatic cylinders added to product line
Machine tool building activity also started with the manufacture of flat lapping machines, belt grinders and drilling machines.
Because of establishing Sales and Marketing network across India the quantum of orders increased. First consignment of granite surface plates exported to USA.
Besides surface grinders, cylindrical grinding machines also added to machine tool line.
In order to deal with mechatronic issues in machine tool building activity, Electronics Design and Development department was established
Design and back-office processes computerised
Factory premises expanded to 40,000 sq. ft and the number of employees also increased to 250
Besides, high speed chucks and also hydraulic cylinders for CNC turning centers manufactured
CNC surface grinders developed
Enterprise Resource Planning introduced
Started work towards ISO 9001 certification
Received ISO 9001 certification
CNC creep feed grinder
Hydraulic and Pneumatic indexing tables of +/- 3 arc second accuracy
Co-ordinate Measuring Machine
CNC Cylindrical grinder
Further Special Workholding like Pitch Line Bevel Gear Chuck, Twist Finger Chuck and Jelly-filled Expanding Mandrel developed
CNC Internal, Face and OD Grinder
CNC Vertical Twins Spindle Grinder
NC Rotary table
Universal grinding machine of higher capacity
3000 mm dia single side lapping machine
Economic version of Co-Ordinate Measuring Machine
Open type steady rests for CNC Machine
Economic versions of CMMs exported to USA and Japan
GMT’s touch sensitive probes for CMMs patented
Twist finger chuck with self centering location manufactured
Certification for both ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001:2004 received
With the arrival of the new millennium, GMT embarked on a multi-faceted approach to policy and procedures. Besides, the aim was to gather and document expert knowledge of a wide-ranging pool of engineers and workers with ability to produce results-oriented deliverables.
Streamlined manufacturing, also built up factory area , optimized machine usage, developed vendors and hired consultants to train human resources