Precision Camshafts Limited (PCL), one of the world’s leading chilled cast iron camshaft manufacturer today announced a strategic alliance with EMAG Germany, to acquire the widely proven and accepted ‘assembled camshaft’ technology which uses the ‘force free heat shrink’ – a process which EMAG has patented. The improved cost competitive process developed through this alliance between PCL and EMAG Germany will be the first for any Indian component manufacturer.

Yatin Shah, CMD- Precision Camshafts Limited & Dr. Andreas Mootz, MD- EMAG Automation, Germany_2PCL will have exclusive rights to this new technology worldwide. This alliance will further strengthen the market leadership of both entities in the coming years and will further help in developing next generation camshafts.

Assembled camshafts are used predominately by OEM’s in Europe and now China and some developed countries, have increased strength of material and are lighter in comparison to conventional camshafts, both of which help in improving fuel efficiency and reducing emission.

Over the years, PCL has achieved success across the world, manufacturing over one million ‘chilled cast iron’ camshafts per month. The company has also recently introduced ‘ductile iron induction hardened’ camshafts to its stable of products. With the introduction of assembled camshafts, the company has become a one-stop-solution for camshafts required by mid-size passenger cars globally.

Speaking on the occasion Yatin Shah, Chairman and Managing Director, PCL said, “We have created benchmarks across all processes and are surpassing customer expectations time and again, while working with some of the largest marquee brands in the Indian and the global automotive industry. PCL, through the acquisition of this technology will be a complete solution provider for camshafts manufactured by different technologies”

Andreas Mootz, Managing Director, EMAG Automation, Germany, said, “It is a privilege to be associated with PCI, as it will mutually benefit both entities in the long run. Using PCL’s technological prowess and best practices in the manufacturing process, our products and technology will not only help meet the new demands of our global customers but our synergies will be leveraged from time to time to meet the growing demands of the automotive industry in the future.”



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