Indo German Industries, also shortly known as ‘IGI’, is in the manufacturing and sales of diesel spares used in locomotives, marine and power sector. The brand Indo German Industries, IGI, offers an extensive range of locomotive products for the rail industry.
Indo German Industries traces its roots to the IG-Industries, founded in 1972. In the year 1974, Manohar T Bhojwani formed Indo German Industries on January 1.
In 1985, IGI started manufacturing spares for Indian railway locomotive – WDS4B (MAK) six cylinder engines indigenously against import substitute. IGI manufactured cylinder liner, piston, piston rings, etc. for the locomotive and supplied to Chittaranjan Locomotive works and zonal railways.
In 1990 Manohar T Bhojwani’s both sons joined Indo German Industries Company to strengthen it further and thus IGI has turned into a partnership company. In 2001 IGI developed spares for locomotive WDM-2, WDM-4 (ALCO). IGI manufactured cylinder liner, liner sleeve, piston rings and supplied to Diesel Locomotive Works and zonal railways. In 2012, IGI expanded its manufacturing facilities to make it possible to have maximum facilities under one roof exclusively for piston rings.
IGI’s headquarters and parts manufacturing operations are physically located in Rajkot, Gujarat. IGI’s cylinder liner, piston, liner sleeve operations are located in Mavdi plot, Rajkot, Gujarat as unit I. IGI’s piston rings operations are located in Shapar-Veraval, Rajkot, Gujarat as unit II