Motherson Sumi Systems (MSSL), a flagship of Sumi Motherson Group, is a joint venture between Sumitomo Wiring Systems (Japan), Sojitz Corporation (Japan) and the Motherson Group. The group has four divisions namely the wiring harness group, polymer group, tooling group and the strategic business group (manufacturer of automotive mirrors, machined metal components and assemblies). Of these, the wiring harness group is the market leader in India with a 65% market share of passenger car wiring and also contributes 70% to the company`s sales. The company`s automotive segment is a supplier of wiring harness, high-tension cords, wire plastic and rubber components whereas the non automotive segment manufactures cooling parts for computers and other assemblies.
The company follows an effective vertical and backward integration model evident from its various group companies, subsidiaries and JV. For instance, Kyungshin Industrial Motherson (KIML) between Kyungshin Industrial Company (South Korea) and MSSL specializes in manufacturing customer specific wire harnesses. For its strategic business division it has a JV with Schefenacker AG (Germany) for black box designing and manufacturing of rear-vision systems.
MSSL is engaged in manufacturing a range of products from single circuit lead wire to complex cabin harnesses and from small harnesses to harnesses for large cranes and elevators. MSSL also supplies wiring harnesses to material handling, earth moving and farm equipment, white goods & electronics, elevators, office automation and medical equipment industries.
The company’s manufacturing units are located at Noida and Bangalore. MSSL has received certifications namely ISO/TS 16949:2002 for quality management system and ISO 14001:2004 environmental management system. The company also has manufacturing bases located at Sharjah, UAE and UK. MSSL supplies its products to overseas markets such as Asia, Middle East, Europe and USA. MSSL is the largest manufacturer of wiring harnesses in India.
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The company manufactures a range of harness such as automotive harness, material handling earth moving farm equipment harness, consumer electronics harness, medical equipment harness, office automation products harness, electronic equipment harness, lead wires harness, high tension cords harness and battery cables harness.
MSSL, as a supply partner, provides complete solutions to its customers right from product design to mass supplies. MSSL has expertise in project management.