- Gibraltar was the first company to introduce Airsprings to Indian market.
- The company initially was associated with distributorship & part manufacturing.
- Till 2003, railways was the prime consumer of the company along with industrial & automotive consumers.
- The technical requirement specifically based on the Indian market needs was drawn.
- Technical specifications for Indian automotive application was developed, based on the experience of selling airsprings in India for previous 15 years.
- Introduced a Spanish airspringnamed ‘Oria’, for the industrial segment.
- Brand ‘Gibraltar’ became very popular in the replacement market in specific pockets across India.
- Establishment of the manufacturing plant of Gibraltar, on 1st April, 2013.
- For the first time in India, airsprings were produced in the plant.
- The new plant was developed with world-class designing, manufacturing, testing & R&D facilities.
- The production capacity was enhanced, with increment in popularity.
- The factory was introduced with several modern machineries.
- Automation was brought in to the manufacturing process.
Gibraltar Airsprings… Since 1993
Gibraltar Airsprings Private Limited, in association with Firestone, USA were the first to introduce air springs to the Indian market in 1993. Since then, Gibraltar Airsprings, (previously Gibraltar Distributors Private Limited) has been associated with full-fledged designing, part manufacturing & selling air springs to Indian automotive market & Railways.
First to Produce 100% indigenized airsprings – 2013
Gibraltar Airpsrings became the first Indian Airspring manufacturer company to produce 100% indigenized airsprings (including rubber parts)when the company established a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility near Kolkata, India on 1st April, 2013. The plant contains cutting-edge designing, manufacturing, assembling, advanced testing and R&D units. The testing & R & D department is capable of testing static & dynamic characteristics of air springs& is considered to be one of the best in Asia.
The Inception of Gibraltar ‘Brand’ Airpsprings – 2008
‘Gibraltar’ brand airsprings were first introduced in the year 2008, based on the experience of selling airsprings to the Indian automotive market for 15 years. The brand gained massive popularity in the Indian commercial vehicles aftermarket due to excellent product quality.
Environment Friendly Initiatives
Gibraltar is committed to build a healthy, clean & green future. The company always stabs to minimize its negative impacts on the nature. The manufacturing plant has several pollution filters & the machines are also so designed as to minimize the pollutions. May it be the administrative offices or the manufacturing units- innovative ideas are implemented to reduce the carbon footprint.
Vision, Mission & Values
In Gibraltar, we understand that the world around us is transforming. Also the needs & trends of the market are changing. For the growth of the company we must look forward & understand the future tendencies & needs of the market. We must recognize our strengths & shape our business to prepare for the coming days.The 2020 vision of the company is to be ready for tomorrow- today.
Establish Gibraltar as the leading global air spring manufacturer with a world-class facility and unmatched global presence.
As a team, we will achieve aggressive and sustainable growth by exceeding the expectations of our customers while conserving resources and preserving the quality of the environment.
Establish Gibraltar as the leading global air spring manufacturer with a world-class facility and unmatched global presence.As a team, we will achieve aggressive and sustainable growth by exceeding the expectations of our customers while conserving resources and preserving the quality of the environment.
Beat the giants in the air springs industry, who dominate the global air spring market and democratize it.
Gibraltar has the following certifications to secure the quality of the products, the environment friendly operations & occupational health and safety of the workers:
ISO 9001:2008 certified organization since 2001.This certification ensures the quality of the products.
ISO 14001- this certification ensures the Environmental management criteria.
OHSAS 18001- this is to certify occupational health and safety management.
Gibraltar has the following Achievements:
The products of Gibraltar are the only Air springs approved by Central Institute of Road Transport (CIRT), Pune.
One of the rate contract holders in Association for State Road Transport Undertaking (ASRTU), New Delhi for Airsprings.
Being a popular brand in Indian Airspring market, Gibraltar has a large customer base in the country.
The company also has several international distributors & automotive original equipment manufacturers as its regular clients.
The company has a target to include major national & global Automotive Manufacturers & Railway & Metro MNCS in its customers list.
The Gibraltar brand products are used widely in India. The company has support & sales network well spread all over the nation which includes Automotive, Railways & Metro Industries.
Gibraltar is present globally through its distributors. The distribution network is present in countries like Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Bangladesh, Africa, Middle-East, Korea & Netherlands.