A seal of quality, commitment and competence
Established in 1985, in technical and financial collaboration with Showa Corporation of Japan, the pioneering global leaders in the manufacture of shock absorbers, Munjal Showa Limited is a member of Hero Group, a US $ 1.3 billion manufacturing conglomerate, with a 45-year history. The Hero Group, a major player in the manufacturing sector in India, comprises of 15 active companies with complete backward integration for automotive manufacturing. Prime companies in the Group are: Hero Honda Motors Limited, a joint venture with Honda Motors of Japan, Hero Cycles, the largest bicycle manufacturer in the world, Majestic Auto Limited and Hero Puch, manufacturing mopeds and scooters.
Munjal Showa Limited in its joint venture with Showa Corporation, designs and manufacturers shock absorbers and struts for leading two-wheelers and four-wheelers. The Munjal Showa manufacturing plant is spread over an area of 24075 sq mt in the industrial area of Gurgaon, Haryana, on the outskirts of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, India.
Today Munjal Showa Limited is one of the largest suppliers of shock absorbers to major auto giants in India, Japan, Germany, the United States and the United Kingdom, amongst other developed markets. The Company’s products conform to the highest standards of quality, safety, comfort and dependability and are QS 9000, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 compliant. The use of advanced technology and a team of experienced personnel have led to outstanding growth in the Company.
Munjal Showa Limited has established a strong foothold in the auto ancillaries manufacturing market and enjoys a wide patronage. Munjal Showa products serve as original equipment to a wide range of Maruti Suzuki upper end cars and export models, Honda City car, complete range of Hero Honda Motorcycles, Kawasaki Bajaj Motorcycles, Kinetic Scooters and Hero range of mini-motorcycles and mopeds and Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India (Pvt) Limited. In over a decade the Company’s state-of-the-art Shock Absorbers, Front Fork, Struts and Window Balancers/Gas Springs have become symbols of reliability and quality for popular two and four wheeled vehicles.
Mr.Yogesh Chander Munjal
Chairman & Managing Director
MR. YOGESH MUNJAL is one of the most successful and eminent Industrialist in the Automobile Industry. He is currently holding the position of Chairman & Managing Director of Munjal Showa Limited (a Hero Group Company). He is an accomplished business leader, persuasive speaker and a dedicated entrepreneur at providing strategic direction. He has an entrepreneurial style of management that is a blend of enthusiasm and dynamism and tends to focus on people’s strengths to bring out the best in them for the progress and prosperity of self as well as for the Organization.
He was born on Feb 13, 1940 in Lahore, Punjab to parents, Satyanand Munjal and Pushpavati Munjal. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from IIT, Roorkee. He is a distinguished and active alumnus of the Institute. Eversince he finished his formal education, he was associated with many of the Hero Group companies in the capacity of CEO and contributed for in transforming companies into world leaders.
His journey with Munjal Showa started in the year 1985. MUNJAL SHOWA LIMITED is an ISO 14001, IATF 16949 & OHAS-18001 and TPM excellence consistency / awarded company having collaboration with SHOWA CORPORATION of JAPAN – the largest manufacturers of SHOCKERS in the world. The company is engaged in the manufacturing of world class Automotive Components such as Front Forks, Rear Shock Absorbers for Motorcycles and scooters & Struts, Window Balancers for Vans and Cars.
He has nurtured all the three manufacturing plants e.g. Gurgaon, Manesar and Haridwar with relentless care and concern. He personally reviews growth and expansion plans routinely to ensure sustained growth and hegemony in industry with an objective of maximum customer delight.
In a career spanning of 50+ years, he has held several leading positions. He was Chairman of CII – TPM Club of India, Founder Chairman of QCFI- Delhi Chapter, President of Gurgaon Industrial Association, Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry (Haryana Committee), Regional Council Member of Confederation of Indian Industry, an Executive Committee Member of Automotive Component Association of India, President of the Rotary Club of Delhi Southend during the year 1991-92 & Vice Chairman of Rotary Education Foundation R.I. District – 3010 and was on the Board of PANIIT Alumni Association.
Currently, he is Emeritus Chairman of Quality Circle Forum of India (Delhi Chapter), Director of Hero Cycles Limited, Chairman of Indian National Suggestion Schemes’ Association. (INSSAN) – (Northern India Chapter), Chairman of CII- Cluster of Competitiveness Committee, Executive Committee Member of Alumni Association of Roorkee, Patron of Arya Samaj, Greater Kailash-I, New Delhi, Patron of Alumni Association of National Institute of Technology, Life Member of Indian Institute of Public Administration, Member of National Safety Council, India Habitat Center, All India Management Association, Senior Active Member of Rotary Club of Delhi Southend and Vice Chairman of DAV School and Lala Diwan Chand Trust, Trustee in Vedic Sadhan Ashram, Dehradun and also working President of Shri Maharish Dayanand Saraswati Samarak Trust, Tankara.
He’s blessed with a son and daughter; both are well settled in their respective lives.
Throughout his career, he has received numerous awards including TPM Excellence Consistency Award from JIPM, Japan for Gurugram and Manesar plant and Life Time Achievement Award from Rotary Club (Delhi Chapter) and from Alumni Association of Roorkee, he has also received the Best Client Award from Leadership Management Institute, USA.
He strongly believes in promoting education and is actively involved in corporate social activities of Educational institute, Hospitals, Spiritual & Religious institutions. His motto is to spread happiness and peace in the universe.