Forging Ahead

Raghunathan, Anuradha
December 2005
Forbes Asia;12/26/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 9, p52
The article describes the global expansion of Baba Kalyani's family-owned forging company in India. Over the next decade Kalyani plunked about $140 million into capacity expansions at his Pune headquarters plant. He courted auto manufacturers in North America and Europe in a bid to sell engine and chassis components from Pune. And he chalked out a strategy to take over small forging companies abroad to enlarge his customer base.


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