AB, the world's largest manufacturer of iron powders, is named after the
town on the southwest coast of Sweden where it is located. The fortunes of
both the town and the company were founded on local mineral resources.
AB, Sweden produces a wide range of iron powders that are used in a
variety of applications, including powder metallurgy, welding and chemical
/ metallurgical applications. They also manufacture a variety of powders
for hard facing and PTA applications. Hoganas markets its products through
an international marketing network with sales offices in Belgium, France,
Germany, Great Britain, India, Italy Japan, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan and
the United States of America.
continuum with the global strategy at Hoganas, a manufacturing facility
commenced operations in India in 1987. They manufactured the Hoganas brand
of sponge and atomized powders in India.
Hoganas India limited registered office is situated at Koregaon Park in
Pune and the factory is situated at Ahmednagar, about 130 kms from Pune
and is the model Eco friendly facility. Over 1200 trees and expansive
lawns surround it. Steps are on to plant even more trees to ensure that
the environment remains green and unpolluted. To combat pollution, Hoganas
has installed a number of septic tanks and soak pits to neutralize
domestic effluents. The effluent treated water is utilized to maintain the
immaculate gardens and preserve the idyllic surroundings. Active
implementation of measures is on to save energy and elements are in force
at the Ahmednagar facility.
the very first year of its operation, Hoganas carved out a 75% share of
the Indian market. By meeting the requirements of the core sector of the
Indian industry, India saved nearly 80% of the foreign exchange spent on
iron powder imports.
offers a wide array of powder grades-sponge and atomized iron, plain and
alloyed-to meet the varying specifications of users in respect of particle
size and shape, compressibility, green strength before sintering, chemical
composition etc. They have also become increasingly aware of the
complexities involved in filler metal production-an awareness that has
resulted in the development of a range of iron powders that meet the
precise requirements essential to producing welding electrodes for
the beginning, Hoganas received a little help from their head quarters in
Sweden. But today, they are self-reliant and conform to international
standards of quality, while producing a range of sponge and atomized
powders. Today they stand poised to take on newer challenges and soar into
uncharted skies. Inspite of fast paced growth, the core values at Hoganas
India still stand strong--high quality customer standards-and providing
the most cost-effective solutions to the customer.