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Mr. R. V. Ramachandran had set up and managed several companies such as Cummins Diesel Sales and Service, and later was Chairman and Managing Director of Cummins, India Ltd. He was a keen entrepreneur and set up and grew many companies.

Today, we are led by Ms. Vinita Ram, who has over 25 years of experience in starting and growing businesses. We also have a senior team of highly qualified professionals.

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Why Ashra?

Ashra is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Organization. Imbibing Lean philosophy and principles, we have optimized processes and resources to provide maximum value to our customers. We provide the best possible quality at the best possible price, guaranteed.

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Years of Experience
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Manufacturing Capacity
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Projects Done

Our Strengths

Our customers have always been our main focus. With our own R & D and testing facilities, we leave no stone unturned to provide them with quality products to meet their filtration needs.

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New product development in less than 4 weeks

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Optimized flow of products through entire value streams

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Cost Effectiveness

Lower cost at the same value addition as any large manufacturer

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Quality Systems

Robust processes design to get it right the first time

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99.98% on time delivery

Company History

25 years of experience in starting and growing businesses. We also have a senior team of highly qualified professionals with a combined experience of over 200 years.

  • 1982

    Ashra supplies filters to only one Company - Cummins

  • 1983

    Introduces ‘Posi-Sep’ Pleat Separation Technology in India for ‘Cummins Construction Equipment Engines’. This design enhances ‘Filter Life’

  • 1987

    Ashra begins development of Air, Oil, Fuel Filters for ALLWYN NISSAN Ltd.

  • 1988

    Ashra begins development of Air Oil Separators and Filters for Ingersoll Rand

  • 1989

    Ashra supplies over 50% of Elgi & Ingersoll Rand filtration needs

  • 1990

    Ashra gains entry into many OEM businesses by improving quality of filters & separators significantly

  • 1991

    Ashra develops Air Filters & Oil Filters for Atlas Copco using imported media and qualifies through extensive R&D

  • 1992

    Ashra supplies all of Elgi Air Filter varieties after proving performance & quality through product testing

  • 1993

    Ashra starts developing Air Oil Separators for Atlas Copco and begins supply of Series two Separators after extensive field testing

  • 1995

    Ashra embarks on major Business Reengineering

  • 1997

    Ashra develops Plastisol Filter for Telco after extensive testing and becomes first line certified supplier for air filters

  • 1998

    Ashra achieves milestone of supplying 100% of all filtration and separation needs of Elgi Equipments; Number of filter suppliers reduced from 9 in 1993 to single source

  • 1999

    Ashra forms a technology arrangement with Keltec Inc., USA

  • 2000

    QS 9000 achieved

  • 2002

    Ashra begins development of Air Filters, Air Cleaner Assembly, Oil Filters and Air Oil Separators for Kirloskar Pneumatics Company Ltd.

  • 2007

    Major expansion of capacity and introduction of new technologies and steady supplies to OEMs

  • 2008

    Ashra begins development of Hydraulic spin type filter with head casting for Mahindra & Mahindra

  • 2009

    Ashra decides to apply for ISO 9001 and achieves certification. Audit conducted for Ashra by URS

  • 2010

    Ashra begins supplies to Mann+Hummel

  • 2011

    Ashra supplies for SPLF and SPHA to Mahindra & Mahindra increase substantially; sales value went up to 2.56 crores.

  • 2012

    After-Market sales pick up to 1.42 crores

  • 2013

    Ashra begins supplies of 750 cfm Air Cleaner Assembly to Atlas Copco. 25% increase in After-Market sales as compared to the previous year

  • 2014

    Ashra begins supplies to Mahindra & Mahindra, Andhra Pradesh. Starts supplies of Panel Filters to Atlas Copco

  • 2015

    Ashra begins supplies to Mahindra & Mahindra, Rudrapur and Mahindra & Mahindra, Gujarat. Supplies to Mahindra & Mahindra, Mavalk for SPLF 5476 started

  • 2016

    Ashra begins supplies to Mahindra & Mahindra, Jaipur for SPLF 5421. Additional After-Market dealers appointed (EFO brand)

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